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Forgiveness Mercy Sin

The way in which God forgives

By on February 25, 2021

“Mercy, does not erase sins.” What erases sins is “God’s forgiveness.” But mercy is the way in which God forgives.
– Pope Francis, The Name of God Is Mercy


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Mercy Sin

Being loved forever despite our sinfulness

By on February 25, 2021

Mercy:  the bridge that connects God and man, opening our heats to the hope of being loved forever despite our sinfulness.

~ Pope Francis


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WHAT do you need in order to obtain mercy?

By on February 24, 2021

“WHAT do you need in order to obtain mercy? Is it necessary to have a certain predisposition?  The first thing that comes to mind is the phrase “I can’t take it anymore!” You”
― Pope Francis, The Name of God Is Mercy


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A Christian must necessarily be merciful

By on February 24, 2021

“Be merciful, even as your Father is merciful  Can there be a Christian who isn’t merciful?  No.  A Christian must necessarily be merciful, because this is the center of the Gospel.

~ Pope Francis


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Compassion Jesus Mercy

Proof of God’s Love

By on February 24, 2021

Merciful like the Father.  In mercy, we find proof of how God loves us.  He gives his entire self, always, freely, asking nothing in return.

Pilgrimage represents the journey each of us makes in this life.  Life itself is a pilgrimage, and the human being is a viator, a pilgrim…


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Forgiveness Mercy

God is always presented as full of joy

By on February 22, 2021

Jesus reveals the nature of God as that of a Father who never gives up until he has forgiven the wrong and overcome ejection with compassion and mercy.  The lost sheep, the lost coin, and the father with two sons, God is always presented as full of joy, especially…


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Church Forgiveness Jesus Love Mercy Sin

The church does not reject sinners

By on February 21, 2021

The church, which is holy, does not reject sinners; because she calls everyone, welcomes them, is open even to those furthest from her; she calls everyone to allow themselves to be enfolded by the mercy, the tenderness, and the forgiveness of the father, who offers everyone the possibility of…


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Compassion Mercy

Those closest to the edge have the most to teach us.

By on February 21, 2021

“We look to Christ, who reveals to us the face of God, the father of mercies. To look to Christ is to look to the poor. To reach out to the poor is to reach out and touch the flesh of Christ. From those “on the edges” we have…


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Desire Mercy

A desire that will be steeped in mercy

By on February 21, 2021

We will entrust the life of the Church, all humanity, and the entire cosmos to the Lordship of Christ, asking him to pour out his mercy upon us, so that everyone may work together to build a brighter future.  A desire that will be steeped in mercy, so that…


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Forgiveness Mercy Sin

God’s forgiveness erases it

By on February 20, 2021

“How many of us would deserve to be condemned! And it would be just! But he forgives.” How? “With mercy, which does not erase the sin: only God’s forgiveness erases it, while mercy goes further.”
– Pope Francis, The Name of God Is Mercy

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During the Season of #Lent, the Holy Spirit drives us too, like Jesus, into the desert (Mk 1:12-15). It is not a physical place, but rather an existential dimension in which we can be silent and listen to the word of God, so that a true conversion might be effected in us.