"Let us begin this journey
of brotherhood in love, and mutual trust."

(Pope Francis first speech as pope)


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Forgiveness

If the Lord did not forgive

By on December 3, 2020

“If the Lord did not forgive everything, the world would not exist.”
~ Pope Francis


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Encouragement Growth Hope Inspiration Life Success

World Youth day 2016 – One of the worst things that can happen to us in life

By on December 3, 2020

The feeling of being paralyzed, thinking that in this world, in our cities and our communities, there is no longer any room to grow, to dream, to create, to gaze at new horizons – in a word to live – is one of the worst things that can happen…


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Economic Justice Joy Life

Money does not bring us happiness

By on December 3, 2020

“Do not fall into the terrible trap of thinking that life depends on money and that, in comparison with money, anything else is devoid of value or dignity. This is nothing but an illusion! We cannot take money with us into the life beyond. Money does not bring us…


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Beliefs Faith Family Marriage

A stable commitment that bears fruit in new life

By on December 3, 2020

“…only the exclusive and indissoluble union between a man and a woman has a plenary role to play in society as a stable commitment that bears fruit in new life.”
― Pope Francis, Amoris Laetitia: Apostolic Exhortation on the Family


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Church Communication Ecumenism Fellowship Holy Spirit People

Ecumenical relations

By on December 3, 2020

“ecumenical relations it is important not only to know each other better, but also to recognize what the Spirit has sown in the other as a gift for us.”
― Pope Francis, A Big Heart Open to God: A Conversation with Pope Francis


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Forgiveness Judgement Mercy Sin

Forgiveness has a social implication

By on December 2, 2020

WHY is it important to go to confession? Isn’t it enough to repent and ask for forgiveness on one’s own, and sort things out with God alone? Jesus said to his apostles: “Whose sins you forgive are forgiven them, become instruments of the mercy of God. They act in…


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Acceptance Compassion Economic Justice Faith Jesus

Society’s most neglected members

By on December 2, 2020

“Our faith in Christ, who became poor, and was always close to the poor and the outcast, is the basis of our concern for the integral development of society’s most neglected members.”
― Pope Francis, The Church of Mercy


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Forgiveness Mercy

We are the ones who do not know how to forgive

By on December 2, 2020

God forgives everyone, he offers new possibilities to everyone, he showers his mercy on everyone who asks for it. We are the ones who do not know how to forgive.
– Pope Francis, The Name of God Is Mercy


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Beliefs Jesus Life Love Sacraments Worship

He comes from within

By on December 2, 2020

“The Lord, in the culmination of the mystery of the Incarnation, chose to reach our intimate depths through a fragment of matter. He comes not from above, but from within, he comes that we might find him in this world of ours. In the Eucharist, fullness is already achieved;…


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Faith Life

To listen with the ears and listen with the heart

By on December 2, 2020

To listen to God’s Word is to read it and ask oneself:  “What does this say to my heart?”  Only in this way, does our life change.  Ask ourselves: ‘Is God speaking to me with this, is he saying something to me’?”  To listen with the ears and listen…

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