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Desire Grace

The desire of our people to be anointed

By on February 22, 2020

What I want to emphasize is that we need constantly to stir up God’s grace and perceive in every request, even those requests that are inconvenient and at times purely material or downright banal – but only apparently so – the desire of our people to be anointed with…


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Change Desire Encouragement Lifestyle Success

World Youth day 2016 – In order to be happy all we need is a good sofa

By on February 7, 2020

An even more dangerous kind of paralysis is the paralysis that comes from confusing happiness with a sofa. In other words, to think that in order to be happy all we need is a good sofa.

A sofa that makes us feel comfortable, calm, safe. A sofa like one of…


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The Need to Change

By on January 5, 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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Desire Mercy

God is a careful and attentive father

By on November 30, 2019

God can only reveal himself as merciful. God is a careful and attentive father, ready to welcome any person who takes a step or even expresses the desire to take a step that leads home.
– Pope Francis, The Name of God Is Mercy


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Desire Sin

No one can avoid sin

By on November 24, 2019

“No one can avoid sin, small or great, for very long.”
– Pope Francis, The Name of God Is Mercy


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Change Desire Encouragement Inspiration Jesus Responsibility Success

World Youth day 2016 – Jesus is encouraging you to dream

By on November 22, 2019

Jesus is encouraging you to dream. He wants to make you see that, with you, the world can be different. For the fact is, unless you offer the best of yourselves, the world will never be different.

~Pope Francis, World Youth day 2016


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Courage Desire Encouragement Faith Jesus Responsibility Trust Truth

Giving in to Fear

By on November 21, 2019

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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Desire

Reject self-interested pragmatism

By on October 11, 2019

“By learning to see and appreciate beauty, we learn to reject self-interested pragmatism. If someone has not learned to stop and admire something beautiful, we should not be surprised if he or she treats everything as an object to be used and abused without scruple.”
― Pope Francis


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Desire Family Responsibility

Narcissism

By on September 24, 2019

“Narcissism makes people incapable of looking beyond themselves, beyond their own desires and needs.”
― Pope Francis, Amoris Laetitia: Apostolic Exhortation on the Family


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World Youth day 2016 – We came to leave a mark

By on August 30, 2019

We didn’t come into this work to “vegetate”, to take it easy, to make our lives a comfortable sofa to fall asleep on. No, we came for another reason: to leave a mark.

~Pope Francis, World Youth day 2016

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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.