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Forgiveness Mercy Patience

He does not tire of forgiving us

By on July 26, 2021

God’s face is the face of a merciful father who is always patient.  He always has patience with us, he understands us, he waits for us, he does not tire of forgiving us if we are able to return to him with a contrite heart.  A little mercy makes…


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Mercy Sin

The Heavens Open with the Birth of Jesus

By on July 25, 2021

The beginning of the great time of mercy, after sin had closed the heavens, raising itself as a barrier between the human being and his Creator.

The righteous justify themselves.  “I came for sinners.”

~ Pope Francis


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Courage Love Mercy Sin

He will take care of everything

By on July 25, 2021

God is indeed waiting for you; he asks of you only the courage to go to him. How many times in my pastoral ministry have I heard it said, “father, I have many sins”? And I have always pleaded, “don’t be afraid, though to him, he is waiting for…


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Love Mercy

The symbol of everything that is seemingly important

By on July 24, 2021

Mercy is greater than prejudice.  Jesus is so very merciful.  The symbol of everything that is 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?”

~ Pope Francis


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Compassion Love Mercy

Misericordia

By on July 24, 2021

Misericordia – Opening one’s heart to wretchedness.
– Pope Francis, The Name of God Is Mercy


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Acceptance Forgiveness Jesus Mercy Sin

Jesus came for the sinners

By on July 22, 2021

Mercy is the divine attitude which embraces, it is God’s giving himself to us, accepting us, and bowing to forgive. Jesus said he came not for those who were good but for the sinners.
– Pope Francis, The Name of God Is Mercy


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Mercy

The medicine of mercy

By on July 21, 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 Sin

A narcissistic illness that makes people bitter

By on July 21, 2021

Mercy exists, but if you don’t want to receive it… If you don’t recognize yourself as a sinner, it means you don’t want to receive it, it means that you don’t feel the need for it. Or maybe you prefer your wounds of sin, and you behave like a…


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Freedom Hope Jesus Love Mercy Patience

The joy of the father

By on July 20, 2021

He is there, he sees the son from afar; he was waiting for him every hour of every day. The son was always in his father’s heart, even though he had left him, even though he had squandered his whole inheritance, his freedom. The father, with patience, love, hope,…


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Courage Faith Jesus Mercy

Experiencing the mercy of Jesus Christ

By on July 20, 2021

To enable us to experience “the caress of the mercy of Jesus Christ on my sin.” From our encounter with mercy, from our experience of the tender caress of Jesus, a profound joy and hope is born in our hearts. It is a joy and hope that grants us…

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