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The gospel of mercy

By on April 6, 2021

Need to see this plea itself born of the liberating action of grace within each of us, and thus it is not a question of a mission reserved only for a few: “the church, guided by the gospel of mercy and by love for humankind, here’s the cry for…


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Grace Mercy

Without mercy a person cannot do a thing

By on April 3, 2021

The famous works of Mercy. They are still valid, still current.
They remain the basis for self-examination. They help us open up to the mercy of God, to ask for the grace to understand that without mercy a person cannot do a thing, that “the world would not exist.”
The Seven…


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Faith Grace Unity

Whatever we receive, we give!

By on April 3, 2021

The catechist is conscious of having received a gift, the gift of faith, and he or she then gives that gift in turn to others. We don’t keep a percentage for ourselves! Whatever we receive, we give! The catechist is right there, at the center of this exchange of…


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Courage Grace Trust

The assaults of evil

By on March 31, 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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Grace Jesus Sin

Saves us from sin

By on March 18, 2021

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


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Grace Jesus Love

How beautiful is this gaze of Jesus

By on March 14, 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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Grace Jesus Mercy Sin

The grace of Jesus Christ

By on March 13, 2021

“If we—all of us—accept the grace of Jesus Christ, he changes our heart and from sinners makes us saints. To become holy we do not need to turn our eyes away and look somewhere else, or have as it were the face on a holy card! No, no, that…


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Grace Humility Jesus Shame

The grace to recognize ourselves as sinners

By on February 27, 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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Desire Grace Inspiration

Do we want to be saints?

By on February 27, 2021

Do we want to be saints?

– Pope Francis


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Compassion Grace Jesus

Am I afraid of getting my hands dirty?

By on February 18, 2021

Ask yourself, do I bend down over someone in difficulty, or am I afraid of getting my hands dirty? Am I closed in on myself and my possessions, or am I aware of those in need of help? Do I serve only myself, or am I able to serve…

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Pope Francis Tweets

The Lord does not want us to keep thinking about our failings. He wants us to look to Him. In our failings He sees children to help up; in our misery He sees children in need of His merciful love. #DivineMercy