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Christians enclosed in their groups

By on March 26, 2020

Whenever we Christians are enclosed in our groups, our movements, our parishes, and the same thing happens to us that happens to anything close: when a room is closed, it begins to get dank. If a person is closed up in that room, he or she becomes ill! Whenever…


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Christians, be a little bit more normal

By on March 24, 2020

“How many times do we hear: ‘Come on, you Christians, be a little bit more normal, like other people, be reasonable!’ This is real snake charmer’s talk: ‘Come on, just be like this, okay? A little bit more normal, don’t be so rigid …’ But behind it is this:…


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Joy Love Pessimism

Christians cannot be pessimists!

By on March 8, 2020

“Christians cannot be pessimists! They do not look like someone in constant mourning. If we are truly in love with Christ and if we sense how much he loves us, our hearts will “light up” with a joy that spreads to everyone around us.”
― Pope Francis, The Church…


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Beliefs Grief Pessimism

The devil takes advantage to isolate us

By on March 1, 2020

The sentiments and attitudes, the enemy, the devil, takes advantage to isolate us in bitterness, complaint, and despair.

– Pope Francis


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Beliefs Faith Indifference Pessimism

Lacking faith

By on November 30, 2019

“someone doesn’t want to carry the cross, I don’t know what she’s still doing in the convent.”
― Pope Francis, The Name of God Is Mercy


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Confidence is the key to success

By on October 27, 2019

“If we start without confidence, we have already lost half the battle and we bury our talents.”
― Pope Francis, Evangelii Gaudium: The Joy of the Gospel


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Communication Judgement Pessimism

On being pessimistic and judgemental

By on September 21, 2019

“…I think that we succumb to attitudes that do not permit us to dialogue: domination, not knowing how to listen, annoyance in our speech, preconceived judgments and so many others.”
― Pope Francis, On Heaven and Earth: Pope Francis on Faith, Family, and the Church in the Twenty-First Century


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Change Idolatry Life Pessimism

God’s voice is no longer heard

By on September 4, 2019

“Whenever our interior life becomes caught up in its own interests and concerns, there is no longer room for others, no place for the poor. God’s voice is no longer heard; the quiet joy of his love is no longer felt, and the desire to do good fades.”
― Pope…


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Acceptance Beliefs Inspiration Pessimism

The Lord has redeemed all of us

By on January 19, 2019

“The Lord has redeemed all of us, all of us, with the Blood of Christ, all of us, not just Catholics. Everyone! ‘Father, the atheists?’ Even the atheists. Everyone! We must meet one another doing good. ‘But I don’t believe, Father, I am an atheist!’ But do good: we…

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In these days we are beginning to see other consequences of the pandemic. One is hunger. We're beginning to see the aftermath. Let us #PrayTogether for the families who find themselves in need and are already facing hunger due to the pandemic. youtube.com/watch?v=…