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Grace Sin

Where sin increased

By on October 28, 2020

“Where sin increased, grace overflowed all the more.” (Romans 5:20)
– Pope Francis, The Name of God Is Mercy


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Acceptance Change Grace Indifference Mercy

Never rejected the sinner

By on October 22, 2020

May the message of mercy reach everyone, and may no one be indifferent to the call to experience mercy. I direct this invitation to conversion even more fervently to those whose behavior distances them from the grace of God. I particularly have in mind men and women belonging to…


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Grace Jesus Love

How beautiful is this gaze of Jesus

By on October 18, 2020

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 Idolatry Trust

Trust only in him

By on October 17, 2020

“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 October 17, 2020

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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Forgiveness Grace

Walking under grace

By on October 16, 2020

“you are no longer under law but under grace” (Rom 6:14). And this is our life: walking under grace, because the Lord has loved us, has saved us, and has forgiven us.
– Pope Francis, The Church of Mercy


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Compassion Grace Love

Doing little every day things with a great heart

By on October 5, 2020

What does being magnanimous mean? It means having a great heart, having greatness of mind; it means having great ideals, the wish to do great things in response to what God asks of us. It means also to do well the routine… Daily actions, tasks, meetings with people –…


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Grace Jesus Mercy Sin

The grace of Jesus Christ

By on September 30, 2020

“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

The gospel of mercy

By on September 26, 2020

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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Desire Grace

The desire of our people to be anointed

By on September 25, 2020

What I want to emphasize is that we need constantly to stir up God’s grace and perceive in every request, even those requests that are inconvenient and at times purely material or downright banal – but only apparently so – the desire of our people to be anointed with…

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Pope Francis Tweets

I unite myself to the pain of the families of the students barbarically killed in #Kumba, #Cameroon. May God enlighten hearts, so that similar acts may never be repeated! I send my affection to the families and all Cameroon, and I invoke the comfort that only God can give.