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Forgiveness Judgement Mercy Responsibility Sin

The door was opened just a crack, allowing absolution to come in

By on January 24, 2022
“DON Luigi Giussani used to quote this example from Bruce Marshall’s novel To Every Man a Penny. The protagonist of the novel, the abbot Father Gaston, needs to hear the confession of a young German soldier whom the French partisans are about to sentence to death. The soldier confesses…


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Forgiveness Sin

The consolation of forgiveness

By on September 20, 2021
“He waits. Always. And it is never too late. That’s what he’s like, that’s how he is… he’s a father. A father waiting at the doorway, who sees us when we are still far off, who is moved, and who comes running towards us, embraces us, and kisses us…


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Forgiveness Grace

Walking under grace

By on September 18, 2021
“you are no longer under law but under grace” (Rom 6:14). And this is our life: walking under grace, because the Lord has loved us, has saved us, and has forgiven us.
– Pope Francis, The Church of Mercy


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Forgiveness Healing Mercy Renewal

Resume your path

By on September 17, 2021
In order to obtain mercy you have to reach a point of “I can’t take it anymore!”  when you need to be understood, to be healed, to be made whole, forgiven. You need to get up again, to be able to resume your path.
– Pope Francis, The Name of…


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Communication Faith Forgiveness Holy Spirit Life People Unity

The most important thing is to walk together

By on September 17, 2021
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….


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Forgiveness Holy Spirit Love Unity

Spreading the Gospel

By on September 16, 2021
“Spreading the Gospel means that we are the first to proclaim and live the reconciliation, forgiveness, peace, unity, and love that the Holy Spirit gives us.”
― Pope Francis, The Church of Mercy


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Forgiveness Mercy Sin

I tried to forgive a great deal

By on September 11, 2021
When I heard confessions, I always thought about myself, about my own sins, and about my need for mercy, and so I tried to forgive a great deal.
– Pope Francis, The Name of God Is Mercy


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Church Forgiveness Mercy Sin

The Church calls everyone

By on September 9, 2021
“The Church, which is holy, does not reject sinners; she does not reject us all; she does not reject us because she calls everyone, welcomes them, is open even to those furthest from her; she calls everyone to allow themselves to be enfolded by the mercy, the tenderness, and…


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Acceptance Communication Compassion Failure Forgiveness Healing Love Marriage Patience

Remain with someone who has faltered along the way

By on September 9, 2021
“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…


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Forgiveness Sin

Forgiven for his many sins

By on September 8, 2021
“Standing before you is a man who has been forgiven for his many sins.”
– Pope Francis, The Name of God Is Mercy

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Let us progress together in seeking God boldly and in concrete ways. Let us keep our gaze ever fixed on Christ (Heb 12.2) and remain close to one another in #prayer. #ChristianUnity