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Forgiveness Mercy

God is always presented as full of joy

By on October 28, 2020

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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Mercy Sin

Being loved forever despite our sinfulness

By on October 27, 2020

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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Compassion Encouragement Faith Hope Jesus Love Mercy Truth

God’s love for us is so great

By on October 26, 2020

“What a beautiful truth of faith this is for our lives: the mercy of God! God’s love for us is so great, so deep; it is an unfailing love, one which always takes us by the hand and supports us, lifts us up and leads us on.”
― Pope Francis,…


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Desire Mercy

A desire that will be steeped in mercy

By on October 25, 2020

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 Judgement Mercy Prayer Sin

How can I be a good confessor?

By on October 25, 2020

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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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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Compassion Love Mercy

Misericordia

By on October 23, 2020

Misericordia – Opening one’s heart to wretchedness.
– Pope Francis, The Name of God Is Mercy


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Compassion Mercy Sin

Their fall could have been mine

By on October 22, 2020

Prisoners of Bolivia, even Saint Peter and Saint Paul had been prisoners. I have a special relationship with people in prisons, deprived of their freedom. I have always been very attached to them, precisely because of my awareness of being a sinner. I always think: Why them and not…


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Acceptance Change Grace Indifference Mercy

Never rejected the sinner

By on October 22, 2020

May the message of mercy reach everyone, and may no one be indifferent to the call to experience mercy. I direct this invitation to conversion even more fervently to those whose behavior distances them from the grace of God. I particularly have in mind men and women belonging to…


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Church Compassion Forgiveness Jesus Mercy

The Lord wants us to belong

By on October 21, 2020

When you have the strength to say, “I want to come home,” you will find the door open. God will come to me you because he is always waiting for you. God embraces you, kisses you, and celebrates. That is how the tenderness of our heavenly father is. The…

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Pope Francis Tweets

I unite myself to the pain of the families of the students barbarically killed in #Kumba, #Cameroon. May God enlighten hearts, so that similar acts may never be repeated! I send my affection to the families and all Cameroon, and I invoke the comfort that only God can give.