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Forgiveness Humility Mercy Shame Sin

Our need for forgiveness and mercy

By on October 24, 2020

A shattered heart is the most pleasing gift to God. It is the sign that we are conscious of our sins, of the evil we have done, of our wretchedness, and of our need for forgiveness and mercy.
– Pope Francis, The Name of God Is Mercy


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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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Compassion Disability Healing Humility Jesus Love Renewal Repair Shame

Bringing us ever closer to himself

By on October 16, 2020

“In a simple, direct, personal way he is presenting us with the reality of a God who does not condemn the world, but loves it more than it can believe or imagine (John 3:16–17). A God who can enter into the depths of our suffering is not repulsed by…


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Compassion Economic Justice Fellowship Hope Humility Jesus Mercy Responsibility

Priority of life

By on October 15, 2020

“You yourselves give them something to eat!” (Mark 6:37). This means working to eliminate the structural causes of poverty and to promote the integral development of the poor, as well as small daily acts of solidarity in meeting the real needs we encounter. Something more than a few sporadic…


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Humility Sin

Sometimes he permits serious sins

By on October 11, 2020

John Paul: “The Lord loves humility so much that sometimes he permits serious sins. Why? In order that those who committed these sins may, after repenting, remain humble.”

– Pope Francis, The Name of God Is Mercy


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Humility Truth

Truth leads to humility

By on October 9, 2020

Truth leads to humility.
– Pope Francis, The Church of Mercy


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Humility Love Unity

Preserving unity

By on September 23, 2020

Humility against vanity, against arrogance – humility, meekness, magnanimity, and love preserve unity.
– Pope Francis, The Church of Mercy


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Grace Healing Humility Jesus Mercy Shame Sin

There are no situations we cannot get out of

By on September 18, 2020

“There are no situations we cannot get out of, we are not condemned to sink into quicksand, in which the more we move the deeper we sink. Jesus is there, his hand extended, ready to reach out to us and pull us out of the mud, out of sin,…


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Church Humility Love Unity

The true roads of the church

By on September 5, 2020

With all lowliness and meekness, with patience, forbearing one another in love, eager to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace (Eph. 4:1-3). Humility, meekness, magnanimity, and love to preserve unity! These, these are the roads, the true roads of the church.
– Pope Francis, The…


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Humility Responsibility Shame Sin

How to give a good confession

By on September 2, 2020

How to give a good confession?
Look earnestly at himself and his sin.
Feel like a sinner, so that he can be amazed by God.
To recognize our need, our emptiness, our wretchedness. We cannot be arrogant.

– Pope Francis, The Name of God Is Mercy

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We need to look at our cities with a contemplative gaze, a gaze of faith which sees God dwelling in homes, on the streets and squares. This presence must be found, discovered. God does not hide himself from those who seek him with a sincere heart. #WorldCitiesDay