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Church Growth

The church, unhealthy for the right reasons

By on February 14, 2021

“I prefer a church which is bruised, hurting and dirty because it has been out on the streets, rather than a church which is unhealthy from being confined and from clinging to its own security.”
― Pope Francis


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Growth through self-acceptance

By on February 13, 2021

“No one can grow if he does not accept his smallness.”
― Pope Francis


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Acceptance Beliefs Change Courage Desire Faith Growth

The Need to Change

By on February 12, 2021

To be faithful, to be creative, we need to be able to change. Why must I change? So that I can adapt to the situations in which I must proclaim the gospel.
– Pope Francis


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The Church is Apostolic (2)

By on February 11, 2021

The church is apostolic. Founded on the preaching in prayer of the apostles, on the authority that was entrusted to them by Christ himself. “You are no longer strangers and sojourners, your fellow citizens with the saints and members of the household of God, built upon the foundation of…


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Beliefs Growth People Success Truth

Individual gain and personal ambitions

By on February 9, 2021

“We should recognize how in a culture where each person wants to be bearer of his or her own subjective truth, it becomes difficult for citizens to devise a common plan which transcends individual gain and personal ambitions.”
― Pope Francis, The Joy of the Gospel: Evangelii Gaudium


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Growth Judgement Responsibility

The objective evil of their actions

By on February 9, 2021

“The Gospel tells us to correct others and to help them to grow on the basis of a recognition of the objective evil of their actions (cf. Mt 18:15), but without making judgments about their responsibility and culpability (cf. Mt 7:1; Lk 6:37).”
― Pope Francis, The Joy of…


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Change Growth

Initiate processes rather than occupy spaces

By on February 2, 2021

“We must not focus on occupying the spaces where power is exercised, but rather on starting long-run historical processes. We must initiate processes rather than occupy spaces.”
― Pope Francis, A Big Heart Open to God: A Conversation with Pope Francis


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Compassion Family Growth Love People

The home is a crucial place in life

By on January 27, 2021

Home – familiar flavor, which recalls warmth, affection, and the love that can be felt in a family. Hence the home represents the most precious human treasures: encounter, relations among people who are different in age, culture, and history, but who live together and help one another to grow….


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Welcoming change

By on January 18, 2021

“Situations can change; people can change. Be the first to seek to bring good. Do not grow accustomed to evil, but defeat it with good.”
― Pope Francis, The Church of Mercy


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Environment Faith Growth Indifference Life Responsibility

Shared responsibility for others and the world

By on January 17, 2021

“We must regain the conviction that we need one another, that we have a shared responsibility for others and the world, and that being good and decent are worth it. We have had enough of immorality and the mockery of ethics, goodness, faith and honesty. It is time to…

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During the Season of #Lent, the Holy Spirit drives us too, like Jesus, into the desert (Mk 1:12-15). It is not a physical place, but rather an existential dimension in which we can be silent and listen to the word of God, so that a true conversion might be effected in us.