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Beliefs Idolatry Jesus

You cannot serve two masters

By on November 19, 2021

Jesus himself told us: “you cannot serve two masters: Either you serve God or you serve Mammon.” This worldly spirit; money, vanity, pride, that path… We cannot take it… It is said to we race with one hand what we write with the other.
– Pope Francis, The Church of…


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Beliefs Church Idolatry Indifference Worship

It is not necessary to believe in God to be a good person

By on November 19, 2021

“It is not necessary to believe in God to be a good person. In a way, the traditional. Notion of God is outdated. One can be spiritual but not religious. It is not necessary to go to church and give money — for many, nature can be a church….


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Beliefs Idolatry

Idolatry leads nowhere

By on November 12, 2021

“Idolatry, then, is always polytheism, an aimless passing from one lord to another. Idolatry does not offer a journey but rather a plethora of paths leading nowhere and forming a vast labyrinth.”
― Pope Francis, Lumen Fidei: The Light of Faith


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Beliefs Faith Grace Idolatry Trust

Trust only in him

By on November 11, 2021

“Let’s ask the Lord for the grace of giving all of us the wisdom to trust only in him, not in things, in human strength, only in him”
― Pope Francis, Encountering Truth: Meeting God in the Everyday


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Beliefs Faith Idolatry Worship

Choosing the Lord

By on November 7, 2021

“Worshiping is stripping ourselves of our idols, even the most hidden ones, and choosing the Lord as the center, as the highway of our lives.”
― Pope Francis, The Church of Mercy


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Faith Idolatry Jesus Worship

What it means to be close to Christ

By on October 29, 2021

“This is what it means to be close to Christ. Abide in Jesus! This means remaining attached to him, in him, and with him, talking to him. Abide in Jesus!”
― Pope Francis, The Church of Mercy


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Change Idolatry Life Pessimism

God’s voice is no longer heard

By on October 25, 2021

“Whenever our interior life becomes caught up in its own interests and concerns, there is no longer room for others, no place for the poor. God’s voice is no longer heard; the quiet joy of his love is no longer felt, and the desire to do good fades.”
― Pope…


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Communication Faith Idolatry Worship

Because they are witnesses

By on October 18, 2021

“Modern man listens more willingly to witnesses than to teachers, and if he does listen to teachers, it is because they are witnesses.”
― Pope Francis, A Big Heart Open to God: A Conversation with Pope Francis


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Idolatry Joy

Technological society

By on October 15, 2021

“technological society has succeeded in multiplying occasions of pleasure, yet has found it very difficult to engender joy.”
― Pope Francis, The Joy of the Gospel: Evangelii Gaudium


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Beliefs Faith Idolatry Life

Human weakness and the complexities of life

By on September 17, 2021

“It is one thing to be understanding of human weakness and the complexities of life, and another to accept ideologies that attempt to sunder what are inseparable aspects of reality. Let us not fall into the sin of trying to replace the Creator. We are creatures, and not omnipotent….

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The prayer of adoration is the prayer that makes us recognize God as the beginning and the end of all of History. And this prayer is the living flame of the Spirit that gives strength to witness and to mission.