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Church Mercy

The most amazing attribute of the Creator

By on March 27, 2020

The church lives an authentic life when it professes and proclaims mercy, the most amazing attribute of the Creator and Redeemer, when it leads humanity to the front of mercy.
– Pope Francis, The Name of God Is Mercy


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Freedom Hope Jesus Love Mercy Patience

The joy of the father

By on March 25, 2020

He is there, he sees the son from afar; he was waiting for him every hour of every day. The son was always in his father’s heart, even though he had left him, even though he had squandered his whole inheritance, his freedom. The father, with patience, love, hope,…


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Compassion Economic Justice Fellowship Hope Humility Jesus Mercy Responsibility

Priority of life

By on March 25, 2020

“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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Acceptance Compassion Forgiveness Judgement Love Mercy

Accepting others

By on March 23, 2020

“If our hearts are closed, if our hearts are made of stone, the stones find their way into our hands and we are ready to throw them.”
― Pope Francis


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Courage Faith Jesus Mercy

Experiencing the mercy of Jesus Christ

By on March 22, 2020

To enable us to experience “the caress of the mercy of Jesus Christ on my sin.” From our encounter with mercy, from our experience of the tender caress of Jesus, a profound joy and hope is born in our hearts. It is a joy and hope that grants us…


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Change Forgiveness Mercy

This gesture is great in the eyes of God

By on March 21, 2020

For some people, either because of the condition in which they find themselves or because of the human drama they are living, a small step, a small change, means a great deal in the eyes of God.
Those who bring food and presents to their imprisoned sons or husbands, even…


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Grace Healing Humility Jesus Mercy Shame Sin

There are no situations we cannot get out of

By on March 21, 2020

“There are no situations we cannot get out of, we are not condemned to sink into quicksand, in which the more we move the deeper we sink. Jesus is there, his hand extended, ready to reach out to us and pull us out of the mud, out of sin,…


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Mercy

We are called to show mercy because mercy has first been shown to us

By on March 21, 2020

“Should not you have had mercy on your fellow servant, as I had mercy on you?”  So also my heavenly Father will do to every one of you, if you do not forgive your brother from your heart.  Mercy is not only an action of the Father, it becomes…


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Church Compassion Healing Mercy

The wounded to knock on her doors

By on March 20, 2020

This is a time for mercy. The church is showing her maternal side, her motherly face, to a humanity that is wounded. She does not wait for the wounded to knock on her doors, she looks for them on the streets, she gathers them in, she embraces them, she…


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Beliefs Church Jesus Mercy Responsibility Sin Truth

There are no situations that they cannot get out of

By on March 20, 2020

I greatly enjoy hearing children confess, because they say what really happened. They know what they did was wrong. When someone relapses and commits the same sin and suffers because of it, when they have a hard time getting back on their feet. Many humble people confess to having…

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But you, Lord, will not leave us at the mercy of the storm. Tell us again: “Do not be afraid” (Mt 28:5). And we, together with Peter, “cast all our anxieties onto you, for you care about us” (cf. 1 Pet 5:7). w2.vatican.va/conten…