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Forgiveness Judgement Mercy Responsibility Sin

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

By on January 24, 2022
“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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Courage Mercy Patience Sin Trust

For God, we are not numbers, we are the most important thing to him

By on September 21, 2021
The courage to trust in Jesus’ mercy, to trust in his patience, to seek refuge always in the wounds of his love.  God is indeed waiting for you; he asks of you only the courage to go to him.  “Don’t be afraid, go to him, he is waiting for…


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Mercy

Just as he is merciful, so we are called to be merciful to each other.

By on September 20, 2021
Mercy is a key word that indicates God’s action towards us.  He does not limit himself merely to affirming his love, but makes it visible and tangible.  Love, after all, can never be just an abstraction.  By its very nature, it indicates something concrete; intentions. Attitudes, and behaviors that…


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Forgiveness Healing Mercy Renewal

Resume your path

By on September 17, 2021
In order to obtain mercy you have to reach a point of “I can’t take it anymore!”  when you need to be understood, to be healed, to be made whole, forgiven. You need to get up again, to be able to resume your path.
– Pope Francis, The Name of…


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Acceptance Disability Grace Healing Jesus Mercy

Jesus touched the leper and brought him back into the community

By on September 15, 2021
Moses states that lepers had to be excluded from the city and from the encampments in places that were deserted, cast out, and declared impure. In addition to suffering from the illness, they faced exclusion, marginalization, and loneliness. Being punished for his sins. The intention of the law that…


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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 Healing Mercy

The medicine of mercy

By on September 14, 2021
We must be a church that doesn’t reproach men for their fragility and their wounds but that treats them with the medicine of mercy.
– Pope Francis, The Name of God Is Mercy


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Healing Mercy Sin

Putting our credibility as Christians on the line

By on September 14, 2021
Reach out, know how to listen, advise them, and teach them through our own experience. By welcoming a marginalized person whose body is wounded and by welcoming the sinner whose soul is wounded, we put our credibility as Christians on the line.
– Pope Francis, The Name of God Is…


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Beliefs Church Love Mercy

Encounter God’s Mercy

By on September 12, 2021
“The Church does not exist to condemn people but to bring about an encounter with the visceral love of God’s mercy.”
― Pope Francis, The Name of God Is Mercy


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Healing Mercy

A mercy greater than our fault

By on September 11, 2021
“You bent down over our wounds and healed us, giving us a medicine stronger than our afflictions, a mercy greater than our fault.
– Pope Francis, The Name of God Is Mercy

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