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The importance of being close to Jesus

By on January 25, 2022
“to start anew from Christ means being close to him, being close to Jesus. Jesus stresses the importance of this with the disciples at the Last Supper, as he prepares to give us his own greatest gift of love, his sacrifice on the cross. Jesus uses the image of…


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Compassion Inspiration Love

Why I wished to be called Francis

By on September 23, 2021
“Some people want to know why I wished to be called Francis. For me, Francis of Assisi is the man of poverty, the man of peace, the man who loves and protects creation.”
― Pope Francis, The Spirit of Saint Francis: Inspiring Words from Pope Francis


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Hope Jesus Love Unity

God is love

By on September 23, 2021
“What, exactly, is Pope Francis’s message? In a sentence, his message is: “God is love” (1 John 4:8). Love is the energy at the heart of the universe. Love created the world, love sustains the world, and love unites the world. In God’s great heart, the heart that beats…


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Poverty as an ideology

By on September 22, 2021
“Let’s think of that moment when a woman washed the feet of Jesus with the nard, so expensive: it is a religious moment, a moment of gratitude, a moment of love. And he stands apart with bitter criticism: ‘But this could have been used for the poor!’ This…


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There is one body, that of Christ

By on September 21, 2021
There is one body, that of Christ, that we perceive in the Eucharist; and one Spirit, the Holy Spirit, who enlivens and constantly re-creates the church; one hope, eternal life; one faith, one baptism, one God and father of us all (Eph. 4:4 –6).

– Pope Francis


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Courage Faith Jesus Love

Go, for I am with you!

By on September 19, 2021
“But, careful! Jesus does not say, Go off and do things on your own. No! That is not what he is saying. Jesus says, Go, for I am with you! This is what is so beautiful for us; it is what guides us. If we go out to bring…


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Jesus Love

The presence of God’s love

By on September 16, 2021
“Jesus has no house, because his house is the people; it is we who are his dwelling place; his mission is to open God’s doors to all, to be the presence of God’s love.”
― Pope Francis, The Church of Mercy


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Forgiveness Holy Spirit Love Unity

Spreading the Gospel

By on September 16, 2021
“Spreading the Gospel means that we are the first to proclaim and live the reconciliation, forgiveness, peace, unity, and love that the Holy Spirit gives us.”
― Pope Francis, The Church of Mercy


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Love Mercy

God’s love for us is so great

By on September 15, 2021
What a beautiful truth of faith this is for our lives: the mercy of God! God’s love for us is so great, so deep; it is an unfailing love, one that always takes us by the hand and supports us, lifts us up, and leads us on.
– Pope Francis,…


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Church Humility Love Unity

The true roads of the Church

By on September 13, 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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Like Saul before his encounter with Christ, we need to change course, to invert the route of our habits and our ways, in order to find the path that the Lord points out to us: the path of humility, fraternity and adoration. #ChristianUnity