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Christians enclosed in their groups

By on February 24, 2020

Whenever we Christians are enclosed in our groups, our movements, our parishes, and the same thing happens to us that happens to anything close: when a room is closed, it begins to get dank. If a person is closed up in that room, he or she becomes ill! Whenever…


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Have the courage to go against the tide

By on February 22, 2020

“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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We journey and grow in a community

By on February 21, 2020

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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Shared responsibility for others and the world

By on February 19, 2020

“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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The objective evil of their actions

By on February 15, 2020

“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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God lets us see

By on February 12, 2020

“We are impatient, anxious to see the whole picture, but God lets us see things slowly, quietly.”
― Pope Francis


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To grow and mature as a Christian

By on February 12, 2020

How do I receive the gifts that the church offers me to grow and mature as a Christian? Do I participate in the life of the community, or do I go to church and withdraw into my own problems, isolating myself from others?

– Pope Francis


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Initiate processes rather than occupy spaces

By on February 11, 2020

“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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The church, unhealthy for the right reasons

By on February 4, 2020

“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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World Youth day 2016 – When things begin to change

By on February 3, 2020

When you begin to understand that God was asking something of you. That is when things begin to change.

~Pope Francis, World Youth day 2016

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I wish you may all learn to look at life from above, from the perspective of heaven, to see things with God's eyes, through the prism of the Gospel.