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Faith Forgiveness Love Mercy

Save me once again

By on May 15, 2021

“Lord, I have let myself be deceived; in a thousand ways I have shunned your love, yet here I am once more, to renew my covenant with you. I need you. Save me once again, Lord, take me once more into your redeeming embrace.”
― Pope Francis, Evangelii Gaudium:…


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Mercy

While he was still Archbishop of Buenos Aires:

By on May 15, 2021

“only someone who has encountered mercy, who has been caressed by the tenderness of mercy, is happy and comfortable with the Lord.”
– Pope Francis


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Family Forgiveness Growth Love Mercy Youth

The family is the hospital closest to us

By on May 13, 2021

“The family is the hospital closest to us: when someone is sick, they are cared for there, where possible. The family is the first school for children, it is the unwavering reference point for the young, it is the best home for the elderly. It is the first school…


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Hope Jesus Mercy Patience

God is always waiting for us

By on May 12, 2021

God is always waiting for us; he never grows tired. Jesus shows us this merciful patience of God so that we can regain confidence, hope. A dialogue between our weakness and a patience of God; it is a dialogue that, if we have it, will grant us hope.
– Pope…


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Mercy

The medicine of mercy

By on May 11, 2021

The Bride of Christ prefers to use the medicine of mercy rather than arm herself with the weapons of rigor.
– Pope Francis, The Name of God Is Mercy


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Mercy

The message of Jesus is mercy.

By on May 10, 2021

“The message of Jesus is mercy. For me, I say this humbly, it is the Lord’s most powerful message.”

~ Pope Francis

 


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Church Forgiveness Jesus Mercy

The greater the sin, so much the greater must be the love

By on May 10, 2021

The call of Jesus pushes each of us never to stop at the surface of things, especially when we are dealing with a person.  We are called to look beyond, to focus on the heart.  No one can be excluded from the mercy of God; the Church is the…


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Beliefs Faith Jesus Mercy

Open up to the Mercy of God

By on May 9, 2021

What a believer should do? He should open up to the Mercy of God, open up his heart and himself, and allow Jesus to come toward him by approaching the confessional with faith. And he should try and be merciful with others.
– Pope Francis, The Name of God Is…


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Church Forgiveness Jesus Mercy

The Gospel of Mercy

By on May 9, 2021

Need to see this plea itself born of the liberating action of grace within each of us, and thus it is not a question of a mission reserved only for a few: “the church, guided by the gospel of mercy and by love for humankind, here’s the cry for…


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Compassion Mercy

Those closest to the edge have the most to teach us.

By on May 8, 2021

“We look to Christ, who reveals to us the face of God, the father of mercies. To look to Christ is to look to the poor. To reach out to the poor is to reach out and touch the flesh of Christ. From those “on the edges” we have…

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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.