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Everything is connected

By on March 26, 2020

“When we fail to acknowledge as part of reality the worth of a poor person, a human embryo, a person with disabilities – to offer just a few examples – it becomes difficult to hear the cry of nature itself; everything is connected.”
― Pope Francis, On Care for Our Common…


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True life in Christ

By on March 24, 2020

Where there is true life in Christ, there follows an openness to others, and so a going out from oneself to encounter others in the name of Christ.

– Pope Francis


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The Church is open to everyone without distinction

By on March 23, 2020

Open to everyone without distinction.

– Pope Francis


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Accepting others

By on March 23, 2020

“If our hearts are closed, if our hearts are made of stone, the stones find their way into our hands and we are ready to throw them.”
― Pope Francis


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Turning a blind eye

By on March 20, 2020

“See everything; turn a blind eye to much; correct a little.”
― Pope Francis, A Big Heart Open to God: A Conversation with Pope Francis


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A house for everyone

By on March 20, 2020

“We all carry our sins with us. But the Lord wants to hear us say to him, “Forgive me, help me to walk, change my heart!” And the Lord can change your heart. In the Church, the God we encounter is not a merciless judge but is like the…


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When a person begins to recognize the sickness in their soul

By on March 19, 2020

Without ever caving in to the temptation of feeling that we are just or perfect. The more conscious we are of our wretchedness and our sins, the more we experience the love and infinite mercy of God among us, and the more capable we are of looking upon the…


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Union with Christ

By on March 18, 2020

The heart of a catechist always beats: union with Christ, encounter with others.

– Pope Francis


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To seek the good of others

By on March 14, 2020

“Before all else, the Gospel invites us to respond to the God of love who saves us, to see God in others and to go forth from ourselves to seek the good of others.”
― Pope Francis, Evangelii Gaudium: The Joy of the Gospel


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An attitude of being always ready to condemn

By on March 13, 2020

Clericalism is always intent on building borders, “regulating” the lives of people through imposed prerequisites and prohibitions that make our daily lives, already difficult, even harder. An attitude of being always ready to condemn and much less willing to accept. Ready to judge but not to bow down with…

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But you, Lord, will not leave us at the mercy of the storm. Tell us again: “Do not be afraid” (Mt 28:5). And we, together with Peter, “cast all our anxieties onto you, for you care about us” (cf. 1 Pet 5:7). w2.vatican.va/conten…