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The Need to Change

By on October 30, 2020

To be faithful, to be creative, we need to be able to change. Why must I change? So that I can adapt to the situations in which I must proclaim the gospel.
– Pope Francis


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Confidence is the key to success

By on October 24, 2020

“If we start without confidence, we have already lost half the battle and we bury our talents.”
― Pope Francis, Evangelii Gaudium: The Joy of the Gospel


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People with backbone who can face life

By on October 18, 2020

Do not be afraid to go against the tide, to choose goodness is demanding, but it will make you into people with backbone who can face life, people with courage and patience.
– Pope Francis, The Church of Mercy


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The fabric of trust

By on October 10, 2020

He who brings us from the disintegration of shame – to the fabric of trust. He restores courage, re-entrusts responsibility, and sends us out on mission.

– Pope Francis


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World Youth day 2016 – Following Jesus

By on October 3, 2020

Following Jesus demands a good dose of courage, a readiness to trade in the sofa for a pair of walking shoes and to set out on new and uncharted paths. To blaze trails that open up new horizons capable of spreading joy, the joy that is born of God’s…


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Experiencing the mercy of Jesus Christ

By on September 25, 2020

To enable us to experience “the caress of the mercy of Jesus Christ on my sin.” From our encounter with mercy, from our experience of the tender caress of Jesus, a profound joy and hope is born in our hearts. It is a joy and hope that grants us…


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Carried by God’s will even where we would rather not go

By on September 25, 2020

“In John’s Gospel, Jesus asks Peter three times to feed his flock, to feed it with his love, and he prophesies to him: “When you are old, you will stretch out your hands, and another will gird you and carry you where you do not wish to go” (John…


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Giving in to Fear

By on September 24, 2020

If a catechist gives in to fear, then he or she is a coward. If a catechist has an easy time of it, he or she will end up being a statue in a museum. We have a lot of these! Please, no more statues! If a catechist’s rigid,…


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Do we have the courage?

By on September 21, 2020

Do we have the courage to strike out along the new paths that God’s newness sets before us, what do we resist, barricaded in transient structures that have lost their capacity for openness to what is new?

– Pope Francis


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He is with you

By on September 14, 2020

Let the risen Jesus into your life – welcome him as a friend, with trust: he is life! If up till now you have kept him at a distance, step forward. He will receive you with open arms. If you have been indifferent, take a risk; you won’t be…

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Pope Francis Tweets

We need to look at our cities with a contemplative gaze, a gaze of faith which sees God dwelling in homes, on the streets and squares. This presence must be found, discovered. God does not hide himself from those who seek him with a sincere heart. #WorldCitiesDay