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Jesus spoke to all without distinction

By on February 22, 2020

He spoke to all without distinction: the great and the lowly, the rich young man and the poor widow, the powerful and the week; he brought God’s mercy and forgiveness; he healed, he comforted, he understood; he gave hope; he brought to all the presence of God who cares…


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Forgiveness Judgement Mercy Prayer Sin

How can I be a good confessor?

By on February 17, 2020

How can I be a good confessor?
A priest needs to think of his own sins, to listen with tenderness, to pray to the Lord for a heart as merciful as his, and not to cast the first stone because he, too, is a sinner who needs to be forgiven….


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Forgiven for his many sins

By on February 6, 2020

“Standing before you is a man who has been forgiven for his many sins.”
– Pope Francis, The Name of God Is Mercy


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Spreading the Gospel

By on February 4, 2020

“Spreading the Gospel means that we are the first to proclaim and live the reconciliation, forgiveness, peace, unity, and love that the Holy Spirit gives us.”
― Pope Francis, The Church of Mercy


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A house for everyone

By on February 2, 2020

“We all carry our sins with us. But the Lord wants to hear us say to him, “Forgive me, help me to walk, change my heart!” And the Lord can change your heart. In the Church, the God we encounter is not a merciless judge but is like the…


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Where we come from

By on February 1, 2020

“We need to remember and remind ourselves where we come from, what we are, our nothingness.”
― Pope Francis, The Name of God is Mercy


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Forgiveness Mercy

We are the ones who do not know how to forgive

By on February 1, 2020

God forgives everyone, he offers new possibilities to everyone, he showers his mercy on everyone who asks for it. We are the ones who do not know how to forgive.
– Pope Francis, The Name of God Is Mercy


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God is always presented as full of joy

By on January 31, 2020

Jesus reveals the nature of God as that of a Father who never gives up until he has forgiven the wrong and overcome ejection with compassion and mercy.  The lost sheep, the lost coin, and the father with two sons, God is always presented as full of joy, especially…


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A church where the love of God dwells

By on January 31, 2020

A church that calls a welcome sinners with open arms, that gives courage and hope, or are we church closed in on herself? Are we a church where the love of God dwells, where one cast for the other, where one prays for the other?

– Pope Francis


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Forgiveness Mercy

God never ever tires of forgiving us!

By on January 29, 2020

God never ever tires of forgiving us!  The problem is we grow weary of asking for forgiveness.  He is the loving Father who always pardons, who has the heart of mercy for us all.  And let us too learn to be merciful to everyone.

~ Pope Francis

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Let us pray to the Lord that he may move hearts and that all may overcome the logic of confrontation, hatred and revenge in order to rediscover themselves as brothers, children of one Father. #Bari2020