Where there is true life in Christ, there follows an openness to others, and so a going out from oneself to encounter others in the name of Christ.
– Pope Francis
We do not always live in unity. At times misunderstanding arises, as well as conflict, tension, and division, which into the church, and does not express love, the love that God desires.
– Pope Francis
Walking with our people, sometimes in front, sometimes behind, and sometimes in the middle. We walked in front in order to guide the community, in the middle in order to encourage and support, and at the back so that no one likes too far behind, to keep them united….
The church offers all possibility of following a path of holiness, and brings us to encounter Jesus Christ and the sacraments, especially in confession and in the Eucharist; she communicates the word of God to us, she lets us live in charity, in the love of God for all.
“True wisdom, as the fruit of self-examination, dialogue, and generous encounter between persons, is not acquired by a mere accumulation of data which eventually leads to overload and confusion, a sort of mental pollution. Real relationships with others, with all the challenges they entail, now tend to be replaced…
“To evangelize, therefore, it is necessary to open ourselves once again to the horizon of God’s Spirit, without being afraid of what he asks us or of where he leads us.”
― Pope Francis, The Church of Mercy
“Often it is better simply to slow down, to put aside our eagerness in order to see and listen to others, to stop rushing from one thing to another and to remain with someone who has faltered along the way.”
― Pope Francis, Evangelii Gaudium: The Joy of the…
Called to proclaim the Gospel.
Where he himself placed us, let us help the young. Let us have an attentive ear to listen to their dreams – they need to be heard – to listen to their successes, to pay attention to the difficulties. Planting seeds it is demanding and…
Far from making us in flexible, the security of faith sets us on a journey; it enables witness and dialogue with all.
– Pope Francis, The Church of Mercy
It is a huge responsibility to be a Confessor. Confessors have before them the lost sheep that God loves so much; if we don’t show them the love and mercy of God, we push them away and perhaps will never come back.
– Pope Francis, The Name of God Is…