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Christians enclosed in their groups

By on March 26, 2020

Whenever we Christians are enclosed in our groups, our movements, our parishes, and the same thing happens to us that happens to anything close: when a room is closed, it begins to get dank. If a person is closed up in that room, he or she becomes ill! Whenever…


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World Youth day 2016 – It is much easier and better to have drowsy and dull kids

By on March 20, 2020

For many people in fact, it is much easier and better to have drowsy and dull kids who confuse happiness with a sofa. For many people, that is more convenient than having young people who are alert and searching, trying to respond to God’s dream and to all the…


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God’s love for us is so great

By on March 17, 2020

“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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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 third element: starting anew with Christ

By on February 2, 2020

The third element: starting anew with Christ means not being afraid to go with him to the outskirts.

– Pope Francis


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We can get angry

By on January 3, 2020

“We can get angry: it’s even healthy to get angry from time to time.”
― Pope Francis


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Always know in your heart that God is by your side

By on January 3, 2020

I would like to say forcefully: always know in your heart that God is by your side; he never abandoned you! Let us never lose hope! Let us never allow it to die in our hearts! The “Dragon,” evil, is present in our history, but it does not have the…


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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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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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World Youth day 2016 – Take the path of our God

By on November 16, 2019

Take the path of our God, who encourages us to be politicians, thinkers, social activists.

~Pope Francis, World Youth day 2016

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But you, Lord, will not leave us at the mercy of the storm. Tell us again: “Do not be afraid” (Mt 28:5). And we, together with Peter, “cast all our anxieties onto you, for you care about us” (cf. 1 Pet 5:7). w2.vatican.va/conten…