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Bringing us ever closer to himself

By on July 28, 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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Am I humble enough?

By on July 26, 2021

“Am I humble enough to patiently stitch up, through sacrifice, the open wounds and communion?”

– Pope Francis


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Humility Sin

Sometimes he permits serious sins

By on July 26, 2021

John Paul: “The Lord loves humility so much that sometimes he permits serious sins. Why? In order that those who committed these sins may, after repenting, remain humble.”

– Pope Francis, The Name of God Is Mercy


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We should be displeased with ourselves when we commit sin

By on July 19, 2021

“Search within your heart for what is pleasing to God. Your heart must be crushed. The impure heart must be destroyed so that the pure one may be created. We should be displeased with ourselves when we commit sin, for sin is displeasing to God.
– Pope Francis, The Name…


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Sin can lead to corruption

By on July 15, 2021

The repentant sinner, who sins again and again because of his weakness will find forgiveness if he acknowledges his need for mercy. The corrupt man is the one who sins but does not repent, and it is this double life that is scandalous. The corrupt man does not know…


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Truth leads to humility

By on July 12, 2021

Truth leads to humility.
– Pope Francis, The Church of Mercy


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The grace to recognize ourselves as sinners

By on June 29, 2021

Jesus is there, his hand extended, ready to reach out to us and pull us out of the mud, out of sin, out of the abyss of evil into which we have fallen. We need only be conscious of our state, be honest with ourselves, and not lick our…


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Recognizing oneself as a sinner is a grace

By on June 28, 2021

Even recognizing oneself as a sinner is a grace, the most one can say is: I am limited. But recognizing oneself as a sinner is something else. It means standing in front of God, with our miseries, our sins.
– Pope Francis, The Name of God Is Mercy


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Christian persecution

By on June 16, 2021

When I think or hear it said that many Christians are persecuted and give their lives for their faith, does this touch my heart or not?

– Pope Francis


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There are no situations we cannot get out of

By on June 12, 2021

“There are no situations we cannot get out of, we are not condemned to sink into quicksand, in which the more we move the deeper we sink. Jesus is there, his hand extended, ready to reach out to us and pull us out of the mud, out of sin,…

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