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The Need to Change

By on November 23, 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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Faith Family Growth Sacraments Worship

Open windows through which the light of God is given to us

By on November 20, 2021

It is like family life. In the family, everything that enables us to grow, to mature, and to live is given to each of us. We journey and grow in a community, and a family. We can encounter the Lord in the sacraments, which are the open windows through…


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Church Growth Prayer Worship

A closed Church betrays her own identity!

By on November 20, 2021

“The Church’s roots are in the teaching of the apostles, the authentic witnesses of Christ, but she looks to the future, she has the firm consciousness of being sent—sent by Jesus—of being missionary, bearing the name of Jesus by her prayer, proclaiming it and testifying to it. A Church…


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Have the courage to go against the tide

By on November 18, 2021

“Have the courage to go against the tide of this culture of efficiency, this culture of waste. Encountering and welcoming everyone, solidarity—a word that is being hidden by this culture, as if it were a bad word—solidarity and fraternity: these are what make our society truly human.”
― Pope…


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Shared responsibility for others and the world

By on November 14, 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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Inspired by others’ love

By on November 9, 2021

“Whenever we encounter another person in love, we learn something new about God.”
― Pope Francis, The Joy of the Gospel: Evangelii Gaudium


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Individual gain and personal ambitions

By on November 7, 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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The Church is Apostolic (2)

By on November 5, 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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Change Desire Growth Joy Life

Joy is the ultimate pleasure

By on November 5, 2021

“When the search for pleasure becomes obsessive, it holds us in thrall and keeps us from experiencing other satisfactions. Joy, on the other hand, increases our pleasure and helps us find fulfillment in any number of things, even at those times of life when physical pleasure has ebbed.”
― Pope…


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Growth through self-acceptance

By on November 2, 2021

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

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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.