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The importance of being close to Jesus

By on July 10, 2020

“to start anew from Christ means being close to him, being close to Jesus. Jesus stresses the importance of this with the disciples at the Last Supper, as he prepares to give us his own greatest gift of love, his sacrifice on the cross. Jesus uses the image of…


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The joy of having been saved

By on July 8, 2020

“Christ’s cross, embraced with love, never leads to sadness, but to joy, to the joy of having been saved and of doing a little of what he did on the day of his death.”
― Pope Francis, The Church of Mercy


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Justice is a fundamental concept for civil society

By on July 8, 2020

Justice and mercy. Not two contradictory realities, but two dimensions of a single reality that unfolds progressively until it culminates in the fullness of love. Justice is a fundamental concept for civil society, which is meant to be governed by the rule of law. Rightly due to each individual….


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Dare to really see people

By on July 7, 2020

“Tell me, when God looks at a gay person, does he endorse the existence of this person with love, or reject and condemn this person?” If we dare to really see people, in their dignity and humanity, then we shall discover the right words to say.”
― Pope Francis, …


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World Youth day 2016 – Following Jesus

By on July 6, 2020

Following Jesus demands a good dose of courage, a readiness to trade in the sofa for a pair of walking shoes and to set out on new and uncharted paths. To blaze trails that open up new horizons capable of spreading joy, the joy that is born of God’s…


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Even the greatest love fades away

By on July 5, 2020

Even the greatest love, when it is not constantly nourished, weakens and fades away.
– Pope Francis, The Church of Mercy


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The courage to trust in Jesus’ mercy

By on July 4, 2020

This is important: the courage to trust in Jesus’ mercy, to trust in His patience, to seek refuge always in the wounds of His love.

-Pope Francis


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Even the greatest love can weaken

By on July 3, 2020

Even the greatest love, when it is not constantly nourished, weakens and fades away.

– Pope Francis


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Compassion Faith Jesus Love Mercy Responsibility Sacraments

You did it unto Me

By on July 3, 2020

“Occasionally our world forgets the special value of time spent at the bedside of the sick, since we are in such a rush; caught up as we are in a frenzy of doing, of producing, we forget about giving ourselves freely, taking care of others, being responsible for others….


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Love requires truth

By on July 1, 2020

“Most people nowadays would not consider love as related in any way to truth. Love is seen as an experience associated with the world of fleeting emotions, no longer with truth.
But is this an adequate description of love? Love cannot be reduced to an ephemeral emotion. True, it engages…

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