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Church Growth

The church, unhealthy for the right reasons

By on October 26, 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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The Need to Change

By on October 21, 2020

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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Christians enclosed in their groups

By on October 19, 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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6 Diseases of Leadership

By on October 10, 2020

1- Forgetting to relax & not taking time to recharge.

2- Not maintaining a sense of balance and interconnectedness with oneself – Contributes to anxiety, chaos and confusion.

3- Becoming too self-absorbed and neglecting to foster interpersonal relationships.

4- Expressing yourself in an intimidating manner- no being warm or smiling or friendly.

5-…


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The home is a crucial place in life

By on October 7, 2020

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 October 6, 2020

“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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Acceptance Fellowship Freedom Growth

Open yourselves in the charity of understanding

By on October 2, 2020

What does having inner freedom mean? First, being free from personal projects. Free from the possibility of planning your future or from the prospect of staying for any length of time in a place of “your own” pastoral action. It means, making yourself free also with regard to the…


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You bring the problems home to tame them

By on September 30, 2020

“laboratory. Ours is not a ‘lab faith,’ but a ‘journey faith,’ a historical faith. God has revealed himself as history, not as a compendium of abstract truths. I am afraid of laboratories, because in the laboratory you take the problems and then you bring them home to tame them, to paint…


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World Youth day 2016 – When things begin to change

By on September 22, 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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Open windows through which the light of God is given to us

By on September 19, 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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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.