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Will we let ourselves be sanctified?

By on February 21, 2020

Will we let ourselves be sanctified?

– Pope Francis


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Society’s most neglected members

By on February 16, 2020

“Our faith in Christ, who became poor, and was always close to the poor and the outcast, is the basis of our concern for the integral development of society’s most neglected members.”
― Pope Francis, The Church of Mercy


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Expectations for the future

By on February 14, 2020

To see a ray of hope as well in the eyes and hearts of refugees and all those who have been forcibly displaced – a hope that is expressed in expectations for the future, in the desire for friendship, in the wish to participate in the host society through…


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When a person begins to recognize the sickness in their soul

By on February 14, 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 February 9, 2020

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

– Pope Francis


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Never rejected the sinner

By on February 6, 2020

May the message of mercy reach everyone, and may no one be indifferent to the call to experience mercy. I direct this invitation to conversion even more fervently to those whose behavior distances them from the grace of God. I particularly have in mind men and women belonging to…


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Transmission of the Christian message

By on February 6, 2020

Jesus sends forth his disciples not as holders of power or as masters of law into the world asking them to love in the logic of love and selflessness. The Christian message is transmitted by embracing those in difficulty, by embracing the outcast, the marginalized, and the sinner.
– Pope…


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A house for everyone

By on February 2, 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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A church that goes forth

By on January 23, 2020

Church that goes forth towards those who are “wounded,” who are in need of an attentive ear, understanding, forgiveness, and love.
– Pope Francis, The Name of God Is Mercy


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Remain with someone who has faltered along the way

By on January 20, 2020

“Often it is better simply to slow down, to put aside our eagerness in order to see and listen to others, to stop rushing from one thing to another and to remain with someone who has faltered along the way.”
― Pope Francis, Evangelii Gaudium: The Joy of the…

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I wish you may all learn to look at life from above, from the perspective of heaven, to see things with God's eyes, through the prism of the Gospel.