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Grace Humility Jesus Shame

The grace to recognize ourselves as sinners

By on February 27, 2021

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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Family Fellowship Humility

Do I…?

By on February 27, 2021

“Do I increase harmony in my family, in my parish, in my community, or am I gossip? Am I a cause of division or embarrassment?”
– Pope Francis, The Church of Mercy


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Humility Scandal Sin

A scandalous Christian leads a double life

By on February 26, 2021

“The corrupt man is the one who sins but does not repent, who sins and pretends to be Christian, and it is this double life that is scandalous. The corrupt man does not know humility, he does not consider himself in need of help, he leads a double life.”
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Hope Humility Patience

Am I humble enough?

By on February 23, 2021

“Am I humble enough to patiently stitch up, through sacrifice, the open wounds and communion?”

– Pope Francis


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Humility Love Unity

Preserving unity

By on February 22, 2021

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


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Compassion Economic Justice Fellowship Hope Humility Jesus Mercy Responsibility

Priority of life

By on February 19, 2021

“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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Forgiveness Humility Mercy Shame Sin

Our need for forgiveness and mercy

By on February 6, 2021

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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Church Humility Love Unity

The true roads of the Church

By on February 2, 2021

“Humility, meekness, magnanimity, and love to preserve unity! These, these are the roads, the true roads of the Church. Let us listen to this again. Humility against vanity, against arrogance—humility, meekness, magnanimity, and love preserve unity.”
― Pope Francis, The Church of Mercy


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Courage Humility Mercy

World Youth day 2016 – The interior struggles that each of us carries

By on February 2, 2021

Let us place before the Lord our own “battles”, the interior struggles that each of us carries in his or her heart.

~Pope Francis, World Youth day 2016


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Church Humility Love Unity

The true roads of the church

By on February 1, 2021

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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Pope Francis Tweets

Through recollection and silent prayer, hope is given to us as interior light, illuminating the challenges and choices we face in our mission. Hence the need to pray and, in secret, to encounter the Father of tender love (Mt 6:6). #Lent