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The Church is made up of sinners

By on October 23, 2021

“You could say to me, “But the Church is made up of sinners; we see them every day.” And this is true: we are a Church of sinners. And we sinners are called to let ourselves be transformed, renewed, sanctified by God.”
― Pope Francis, The Church of Mercy


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Healing Mercy Sin

Putting our credibility as Christians on the line

By on October 22, 2021

Reach out, know how to listen, advise them, and teach them through our own experience. By welcoming a marginalized person whose body is wounded and by welcoming the sinner whose soul is wounded, we put our credibility as Christians on the line.
– Pope Francis, The Name of God Is…


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Compassion Grace Healing

The anointment would become rancid

By on October 22, 2021

His anointing is meant for the poor, prisoners, and the sick, for those who are sorrowing and alone. The anointment is not intended just to make us fragrant, much less to be kept in a jar, for then it would become rancid… And the heart bitter.
– Pope Francis, The…


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Forgiveness Healing Mercy Renewal

Resume your path

By on October 21, 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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Jesus touched the leper and brought him back into the community

By on October 20, 2021

Moses states that lepers had to be excluded from the city and from the encampments in places that were deserted, cast out, and declared impure. In addition to suffering from the illness, they faced exclusion, marginalization, and loneliness. Being punished for his sins. The intention of the law that…


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Forgiveness Healing Jesus Mercy Sin

Caressing the wounds of our sins

By on October 15, 2021

“God forgives not with a decree but with a caress. Jesus too goes beyond the law and forgives by caressing the wounds of our sins.”
― Pope Francis, The Name of God is Mercy


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Church Healing People

A Church that warms people’s hearts

By on October 14, 2021

I am thinking of the Church as a field hospital, where treatment is given above all to those who are most wounded. A Church that warms people’s hearts with its closeness and nearness.
– Pope Francis, The Name of God Is Mercy


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Healing Jesus Mercy

What moved Jesus was nothing other than mercy

By on October 9, 2021

Jesus, seeing the crowds of people who followed him, realized that they were tired and exhausted, lost and and without a guide, and he felt deep compassion for them.  He healed the sick and with just a few loaves of bread and fish he satisfied the enormous crowd.  What…


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Remain with someone who has faltered along the way

By on October 7, 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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Bringing us ever closer to himself

By on October 6, 2021

“In a simple, direct, personal way he is presenting us with the reality of a God who does not condemn the world, but loves it more than it can believe or imagine (John 3:16–17). A God who can enter into the depths of our suffering is not repulsed by…

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I express my closeness to the thousands of migrants, refugees in Libya: I never forget you; I hear your cries and pray for you. We are all responsibile for these our brothers and sisters, who have been victims of this serious situation for too many years. Let us #PrayTogether.