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Christian persecution

By on February 28, 2021

When I think or hear it said that many Christians are persecuted and give their lives for their faith, does this touch my heart or not?

– Pope Francis


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Beliefs Compassion Love Mercy

God is concerned for us

By on February 26, 2021

“I have observed the misery of my people. I know their sufferings, and I have come down to deliver them… So I will send you” (Exodus 3:7 – 8, 10). He is concerned for their needs.

– Pope Francis


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Beliefs Faith Jesus Love

Jesus gave himself up to death voluntarily

By on February 25, 2021

He does not, of course, conceal his deep human distress as he faces a violent death, but with absolute trust he commends himself to the father. Jesus gave himself up to death voluntarily in order to reciprocate the love of God the father, in perfect union with his will,…


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Beliefs Change Faith

Adaptation is the key to expanding your faith

By on February 23, 2021

“To be faithful, to be creative, we need to be able to change. To change! And why must I change? So that I can adapt to the situations in which I must proclaim the Gospel. To stay close to God, we need to know how to set out; we…


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Beliefs Healing Sin

Sin is more than a stain

By on February 22, 2021

The hypocrisy of those who believe that sin is a stain, only a stain, something that you can have dry-cleaned so that everything goes back to normal. Sin is more than a stain. Sin is a wound; it needs to be treated, healed.
– Pope Francis, The Name of God…


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Newness often makes us fearful

By on February 21, 2021

“Newness often makes us fearful, including the newness God brings us, the newness God asks of us. We are like the apostles in the Gospel: often we would prefer to hold on to our own security, to stand in front of a tomb, to think about someone who has…


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Beliefs Church Faith People

The church enables us to encounter the mercy of God

By on February 20, 2021

First… The church is Catholic because she is the space, the home in which the faith is proclaimed to us in its entirety, in which the salvation brought to us by Christ is offered to everyone. The church enables us to encounter the mercy of God, which transforms the…


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God acts and surprises us

By on February 16, 2021

Even in the midst of difficulties God acts and surprises us.

– Pope Francis


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Beliefs Faith Jesus Love

Heart of the Christian

By on February 16, 2021

Love attracts us and sends us; it draws us in and gives us to others. The beating of the heart of the Christian, especially the heart of the catechist.

– Pope Francis


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Beliefs Holy Spirit People

The apostles were simple people

By on February 15, 2021

“Let us not forget that the apostles were simple people; they were neither scribes nor doctors of the law, nor did they belong to the class of priests. With their limitations and with the authorities against them, how did they manage to fill Jerusalem with their teaching (see Acts…

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All of us are specialists in crucifying others to save ourselves. Jesus, instead, allowed himself to be crucified, to teach us not to shift evil onto others. #Lent