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Acceptance Change Compassion Healing Holy Spirit Judgement Sin

The Holy Spirit lights up in the heart of a sinner

By on June 11, 2021

“When a person begins to recognize the sickness in their soul, when the Holy Spirit—the Grace of God—acts within them and moves their heart toward an initial recognition of their own sins, he needs to find an open door, not a closed one. He needs to find acceptance, not…


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Change Growth Judgement

Memory is necessary for growth

By on June 5, 2021

“The lack of historical memory is a serious shortcoming in our society. A mentality that can only say, “Then was then, now is now”, is ultimately immature. Knowing and judging past events is the only way to build a meaningful future. Memory is necessary for growth.”
― Pope Francis, …


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Courage Forgiveness Jesus Judgement Love Mercy Trust

Every Encounter with Jesus Changes Our Lives

By on June 5, 2021

Mercy is greater than prejudice.  Jesus is so very merciful.  The symbol of everything that us seemingly important, but loses all its value before the “love of God.”  We all have one, or more than one!  The one that weighs you down, that distances you from God?”

Jesus, seeing the…


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Freedom Judgement Lifestyle

I am no one to judge

By on May 26, 2021

“During the return flight from Rio de Janeiro I said that if a homosexual person is of goodwill and is in search of God, I am no one to judge. By saying this, I said what the catechism says. Religion has the right to express its opinion in the…


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The injustice we have committed before God

By on May 13, 2021

None of us should speak of injustice without thinking of all the injustice we have committed before God.
– Pope Francis, The Name of God Is Mercy


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Compassion Judgement Mercy Sin

Compassion has a more human face

By on May 6, 2021

Mercy is divine and has to do with the judgement of sin. Compassion has a more human face. It means to suffer with, to suffer together, to not remain indifferent to the pain and the suffering of others.
– Pope Francis, The Name of God Is Mercy


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God’s judgement

By on May 2, 2021

We cannot take money with us into the life beyond. Money does not bring us happiness. Violence inflicted for the sake of amassing riches soaked in blood makes one neither powerful nor immortal. Everyone, sooner or later, will be subject to God’s judgement, from which no one can escape.
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Forgiveness Judgement Mercy Prayer Sin

How can I be a good confessor?

By on April 15, 2021

How can I be a good confessor?
A priest needs to think of his own sins, to listen with tenderness, to pray to the Lord for a heart as merciful as his, and not to cast the first stone because he, too, is a sinner who needs to be forgiven….


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Forgiveness Judgement Mercy Responsibility Sin

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

By on April 7, 2021

“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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Jesus Judgement Mercy Sin

Jesus goes beyond the law

By on April 4, 2021

“And so Jesus, who wanted “to be alone with the woman and speak to her heart,” answered, “Let the one among you who is without sin be the first to throw a stone at her.” And then “they went away one by one” Then came the moment “of Jesus…

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