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Acceptance Compassion Truth

Turning a blind eye

By on March 1, 2021

“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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Compassion Encouragement Faith Hope Jesus Love Mercy Truth

God’s love for us is so great

By on March 1, 2021

“What a beautiful truth of faith this is for our lives: the mercy of God! God’s love for us is so great, so deep; it is an unfailing love, one which always takes us by the hand and supports us, lifts us up and leads us on.”
― Pope Francis,…


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Church Compassion Forgiveness Jesus Mercy

The Lord wants us to belong

By on February 26, 2021

When you have the strength to say, “I want to come home,” you will find the door open. God will come to me you because he is always waiting for you. God embraces you, kisses you, and celebrates. That is how the tenderness of our heavenly father is. The…


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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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Compassion Jesus Mercy

Proof of God’s Love

By on February 24, 2021

Merciful like the Father.  In mercy, we find proof of how God loves us.  He gives his entire self, always, freely, asking nothing in return.

Pilgrimage represents the journey each of us makes in this life.  Life itself is a pilgrimage, and the human being is a viator, a pilgrim…


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Acceptance Compassion Jesus Love Sin

Transmission of the Christian message

By on February 23, 2021

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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Compassion Mercy

Those closest to the edge have the most to teach us.

By on February 21, 2021

“We look to Christ, who reveals to us the face of God, the father of mercies. To look to Christ is to look to the poor. To reach out to the poor is to reach out and touch the flesh of Christ. From those “on the edges” we have…


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Acceptance Communication Compassion Failure Forgiveness Healing Love Marriage Patience

Remain with someone who has faltered along the way

By on February 19, 2021

“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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Compassion Economic Justice Fellowship Hope Humility Jesus Mercy Responsibility

Priority of life

By on February 19, 2021

“You yourselves give them something to eat!” (Mark 6:37). This means working to eliminate the structural causes of poverty and to promote the integral development of the poor, as well as small daily acts of solidarity in meeting the real needs we encounter. Something more than a few sporadic…


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Compassion Grace Jesus

Am I afraid of getting my hands dirty?

By on February 18, 2021

Ask yourself, do I bend down over someone in difficulty, or am I afraid of getting my hands dirty? Am I closed in on myself and my possessions, or am I aware of those in need of help? Do I serve only myself, or am I able to serve…

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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