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Beliefs Faith Grace Jesus People Responsibility

Assuming the responsibility for walking before the flock

By on November 25, 2021

Being pastors means believing every day in the grace and strength that come to us from the Lord despite our weakness, and wholly assuming the responsibility for walking before the flock, relieved of the burdens that obstruct healthy apostolic promptness, so as to make our voice recognizable both to…


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Grace Jesus Mercy Sin

Jesus performs miracles with our sins

By on November 23, 2021

Mercy will always be greater than any sin, no one can put a limit on the love of the all-forgiving God. Just by raising our eyes from our selves and our wounds, we leave an opening for the action of his grace. Jesus performs miracles with our sins.
– Pope…


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Grace Jesus Sin

Saves us from sin

By on November 14, 2021

The grace of Jesus Christ saves us from sin: it saves us!
– Pope Francis, The Church of Mercy


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Beliefs Faith Grace Idolatry Trust

Trust only in him

By on November 11, 2021

“Let’s ask the Lord for the grace of giving all of us the wisdom to trust only in him, not in things, in human strength, only in him”
― Pope Francis, Encountering Truth: Meeting God in the Everyday


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Grace Humility Jesus Shame

The grace to recognize ourselves as sinners

By on November 10, 2021

Jesus is there, his hand extended, ready to reach out to us and pull us out of the mud, out of sin, out of the abyss of evil into which we have fallen. We need only be conscious of our state, be honest with ourselves, and not lick our…


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Courage Grace Trust

The assaults of evil

By on November 6, 2021

“Nobody can go off to battle unless he is fully convinced of victory beforehand. If we start without confidence, we have already lost half the battle and we bury our talents. While painfully aware of our own frailties, we have to march on without giving in, keeping in mind…


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Compassion Grace

Serve Christ in the poor

By on November 2, 2021

“Blessed Teresa of Calcutta. She said: “We must be very proud of our vocation because it gives us the opportunity to serve Christ in the poor.”
― Pope Francis, The Church of Mercy


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Grace Jesus Love

How beautiful is this gaze of Jesus

By on October 30, 2021

Also remember Peter: three times he denied Jesus, precisely when he should have been closer to him. And when he hits rock bottom, he meets the gaze of Jesus who patiently, wordlessly, says to him, “Peter, don’t be afraid of your weakness, trust in me.” Peter understands, he feels…


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Beliefs Faith Grace Hope Jesus Joy Love Prayer Worship

Let us live in the joy of our faith

By on October 29, 2021

“There is a celebrated saying by the French writer Léon Bloy, who in the last moments of his life said, “The only real sadness in life is not becoming a saint.” Let us not lose the hope of holiness; let us follow this path. Do we want to be…


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Compassion Grace Healing

The anointment would become rancid

By on October 22, 2021

His anointing is meant for the poor, prisoners, and the sick, for those who are sorrowing and alone. The anointment is not intended just to make us fragrant, much less to be kept in a jar, for then it would become rancid… And the heart bitter.
– Pope Francis, The…

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The prayer of adoration is the prayer that makes us recognize God as the beginning and the end of all of History. And this prayer is the living flame of the Spirit that gives strength to witness and to mission.