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Addiction Recovery

Prisoners and recovering drug addicts

By on October 9, 2021

I used to carry a pastoral staff made of olive wood that was created in a woodworking shop that is part of a rehabilitation project for prisoners and recovering drug addicts.
– Pope Francis, The Name of God Is Mercy


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Addiction Change Encouragement Freedom Inspiration

World Youth day 2016 – Everything that keeps you closed in

By on August 14, 2021

God comes to break open everything that keeps you closed in.

~Pope Francis, World Youth day 2016


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Addiction Desire

Loss of fundamental orientation leads to a myriad of unconnected instants

By on June 6, 2021

“Once man has lost the fundamental orientation which unifies his existence, he breaks down into the multiplicity of his desires; in refusing to await the time of promise, his life-story disintegrates into a myriad of unconnected instants.”
― Pope Francis, Lumen Fidei: The Light of Faith


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Acceptance Addiction Life

World Youth day 2016 -There are plenty of other socially acceptable drugs

By on May 13, 2021

Certainly, drugs are bad, but there are plenty of other socially acceptable drugs, that can end up enslaving us just the same. One way or the other, they rob us of our greatest treasure: our freedom.

~Pope Francis, World Youth day 2016

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The prayer of adoration is the prayer that makes us recognize God as the beginning and the end of all of History. And this prayer is the living flame of the Spirit that gives strength to witness and to mission.