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Courage Responsibility Shame Trust

The fabric of trust

By on July 29, 2021

He who brings us from the disintegration of shame – to the fabric of trust. He restores courage, re-entrusts responsibility, and sends us out on mission.

– Pope Francis


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Courage Desire Encouragement Faith Jesus Responsibility Trust Truth

Giving in to Fear

By on July 25, 2021

If a catechist gives in to fear, then he or she is a coward. If a catechist has an easy time of it, he or she will end up being a statue in a museum. We have a lot of these! Please, no more statues! If a catechist’s rigid,…


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Courage Love Mercy Sin

He will take care of everything

By on July 25, 2021

God is indeed waiting for you; he asks of you only the courage to go to him. How many times in my pastoral ministry have I heard it said, “father, I have many sins”? And I have always pleaded, “don’t be afraid, though to him, he is waiting for…


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Openness to what is new

By on July 21, 2021

Do we have the courage to strike out along the new paths that God’s newness sets before us, what do we resist, barricaded in transient structures that have lost their capacity for openness to what is new?
– Pope Francis, The Church of Mercy


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Courage Faith Jesus Mercy

Experiencing the mercy of Jesus Christ

By on July 20, 2021

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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Courage Faith Jesus

How do I bear witness to Christ?

By on July 13, 2021

Ask ourselves: how do I bear witness to Christ and through my faith? Do I have the courage to think, to choose, and to live as a Christian, obedient to God?

– Pope Francis


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Courage Freedom

Be it our work, an addiction, our routines, our faith, our lack of faith…

By on July 12, 2021

“This is the struggle of every person: be free or be a slave.”
― Pope Francis


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Courage Life Patience

People with backbone who can face life

By on July 8, 2021

Do not be afraid to go against the tide, to choose goodness is demanding, but it will make you into people with backbone who can face life, people with courage and patience.
– Pope Francis, The Church of Mercy


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No more statues!

By on July 8, 2021

If a catechist gives in to fear, then he or she is a coward. If a catechist has an easy time of it, he or she will end up being a statue in a museum. We have a lot of these! Please, no more statues! If a catechist’s rigid,…


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Acceptance Courage Indifference Jesus Life Mercy Trust

He is with you

By on July 3, 2021

Let the risen Jesus into your life – welcome him as a friend, with trust: he is life! If up till now you have kept him at a distance, step forward. He will receive you with open arms. If you have been indifferent, take a risk; you won’t be…

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