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Jesus Judgement Mercy Sin

Jesus goes beyond the law

By on November 25, 2021

“And so Jesus, who wanted “to be alone with the woman and speak to her heart,” answered, “Let the one among you who is without sin be the first to throw a stone at her.” And then “they went away one by one” Then came the moment “of Jesus…


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Acceptance Change Compassion Healing Holy Spirit Judgement Sin

The Holy Spirit lights up in the heart of a sinner

By on November 20, 2021

“When a person begins to recognize the sickness in their soul, when the Holy Spirit—the Grace of God—acts within them and moves their heart toward an initial recognition of their own sins, he needs to find an open door, not a closed one. He needs to find acceptance, not…


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Forgiveness Judgement Mercy Prayer Sin

How can I be a good confessor?

By on October 25, 2021

How can I be a good confessor?
A priest needs to think of his own sins, to listen with tenderness, to pray to the Lord for a heart as merciful as his, and not to cast the first stone because he, too, is a sinner who needs to be forgiven….


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Judgement

God’s judgement

By on October 21, 2021

We cannot take money with us into the life beyond. Money does not bring us happiness. Violence inflicted for the sake of amassing riches soaked in blood makes one neither powerful nor immortal. Everyone, sooner or later, will be subject to God’s judgement, from which no one can escape.
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Acceptance Indifference Judgement Mercy

An attitude of being always ready to condemn

By on October 17, 2021

Clericalism is always intent on building borders, “regulating” the lives of people through imposed prerequisites and prohibitions that make our daily lives, already difficult, even harder. An attitude of being always ready to condemn and much less willing to accept. Ready to judge but not to bow down with…


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Acceptance Holy Spirit Judgement Mercy Sin

When a person begins to recognize the sickness in their soul

By on October 16, 2021

Without ever caving in to the temptation of feeling that we are just or perfect. The more conscious we are of our wretchedness and our sins, the more we experience the love and infinite mercy of God among us, and the more capable we are of looking upon the…


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Growth Judgement Responsibility

The objective evil of their actions

By on October 7, 2021

“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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Freedom Judgement Lifestyle

I am no one to judge

By on October 1, 2021

“During the return flight from Rio de Janeiro I said that if a homosexual person is of goodwill and is in search of God, I am no one to judge. By saying this, I said what the catechism says. Religion has the right to express its opinion in the…


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Beliefs Fellowship Judgement Responsibility Shame Sin

Lord of Hosts

By on September 10, 2021

“The wages of the laborers who mowed your fields, which you kept back by fraud, cry out, and the cries of the harvesters have reached the ears of the Lord of hosts” (James 5:4).

– Pope Francis


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Change Growth Judgement

Memory is necessary for growth

By on August 8, 2021

“The lack of historical memory is a serious shortcoming in our society. A mentality that can only say, “Then was then, now is now”, is ultimately immature. Knowing and judging past events is the only way to build a meaningful future. Memory is necessary for growth.”
― 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.