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The shepherd who lays down his life

By on May 15, 2021

“God thinks like the shepherd who lays down his life in order to defend and save his sheep.”
― Pope Francis, The Church of Mercy


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Starting anew with Christ

By on May 9, 2021

The second element is this: starting anew with Christ means imitating him by leaving ourselves behind and going out to encounter others.
– Pope Francis


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Beyond our comfort zone

By on May 8, 2021

Not to be afraid to pass beyond our comfort zone and to follow God.

– Pope Francis


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He is with you

By on May 6, 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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Courage Freedom

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

By on May 4, 2021

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


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We must obey God rather than human beings

By on May 2, 2021

“We must obey God rather than human beings.” And they remain undeterred even when flogged, ill treated, and imprisoned. Peter and the apostles proclaim courageously, fearlessly, what they have received: the gospel of Jesus. And what about us? Are we capable of bringing the word of God into the…


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Carried by God’s will even where we would rather not go

By on May 1, 2021

“In John’s Gospel, Jesus asks Peter three times to feed his flock, to feed it with his love, and he prophesies to him: “When you are old, you will stretch out your hands, and another will gird you and carry you where you do not wish to go” (John…


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World Youth day 2016 – Following Jesus

By on April 23, 2021

Following Jesus demands a good dose of courage, a readiness to trade in the sofa for a pair of walking shoes and to set out on new and uncharted paths. To blaze trails that open up new horizons capable of spreading joy, the joy that is born of God’s…


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World Youth day 2016 – The interior struggles that each of us carries

By on April 23, 2021

Let us place before the Lord our own “battles”, the interior struggles that each of us carries in his or her heart.

~Pope Francis, World Youth day 2016


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Go, for I am with you!

By on April 20, 2021

“But, careful! Jesus does not say, Go off and do things on your own. No! That is not what he is saying. Jesus says, Go, for I am with you! This is what is so beautiful for us; it is what guides us. If we go out to bring…

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The Lord always hears the cry of his people and dries their tears. Dear brothers and sisters of #Myanmar, do not stop looking up to heaven. Keep the faith! vatican.va/content/f…