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Bringing us ever closer to himself

By on May 13, 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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The grace to recognize ourselves as sinners

By on May 8, 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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Preserving unity

By on May 5, 2021

Humility against vanity, against arrogance – humility, meekness, magnanimity, and love preserve unity.
– Pope Francis, The Church of Mercy


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There are no situations we cannot get out of

By on May 5, 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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Am I humble enough?

By on May 3, 2021

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

– Pope Francis


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The true roads of the Church

By on May 2, 2021

“Humility, meekness, magnanimity, and love to preserve unity! These, these are the roads, the true roads of the Church. Let us listen to this again. Humility against vanity, against arrogance—humility, meekness, magnanimity, and love preserve unity.”
― Pope Francis, The Church of Mercy


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Where we come from

By on April 30, 2021

“We need to remember and remind ourselves where we come from, what we are, our nothingness.”
― Pope Francis, The Name of God is Mercy


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Our need for forgiveness and mercy

By on April 24, 2021

A shattered heart is the most pleasing gift to God. It is the sign that we are conscious of our sins, of the evil we have done, of our wretchedness, and of our need for forgiveness and mercy.
– Pope Francis, The Name of God Is Mercy


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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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Christian persecution

By on April 9, 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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On this Feast of the #Ascension, while we contemplate Heaven, where Christ has ascended and sits at the right hand of the Father, let us ask Mary, Queen of Heaven, to help us to be courageous witnesses to the Risen One in the world, in the concrete situations of life.