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Forgiveness Mercy

The name of God is mercy

By on March 1, 2021

Why does God never tire of forgiving us? Because he is God, because he is mercy, and because mercy is the first attribute of God. The name of God is mercy.
– Pope Francis, The Name of God Is Mercy


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Change Forgiveness Mercy

This gesture is great in the eyes of God

By on February 27, 2021

For some people, either because of the condition in which they find themselves or because of the human drama they are living, a small step, a small change, means a great deal in the eyes of God.
Those who bring food and presents to their imprisoned sons or husbands, even…


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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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Forgiveness Mercy

I have always tried to find a crack

By on February 26, 2021

Even when I have found myself before a locked door, I have always tried to find a crack, just a tiny opening so that I can pry open that door and grant forgiveness and mercy.
– Pope Francis, The Name of God Is Mercy


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Forgiveness Sin

Forgiven for his many sins

By on February 25, 2021

“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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Forgiveness Mercy Sin

The way in which God forgives

By on February 25, 2021

“Mercy, does not erase sins.” What erases sins is “God’s forgiveness.” But mercy is the way in which God forgives.
– Pope Francis, The Name of God Is Mercy


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Forgiveness Mercy

God is always presented as full of joy

By on February 22, 2021

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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Church Forgiveness Jesus Love Mercy Sin

The church does not reject sinners

By on February 21, 2021

The church, which is holy, does not reject sinners; because she calls everyone, welcomes them, is open even to those furthest from her; she calls everyone to allow themselves to be enfolded by the mercy, the tenderness, and the forgiveness of the father, who offers everyone the possibility of…


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Forgiveness Mercy Sin

God’s forgiveness erases it

By on February 20, 2021

“How many of us would deserve to be condemned! And it would be just! But he forgives.” How? “With mercy, which does not erase the sin: only God’s forgiveness erases it, while mercy goes further.”
– Pope Francis, The Name of God Is Mercy


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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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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