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Courage Responsibility Shame Trust

The fabric of trust

By on July 29, 2021

He who brings us from the disintegration of shame – to the fabric of trust. He restores courage, re-entrusts responsibility, and sends us out on mission.

– Pope Francis


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Family Life Love Marriage Parenting Responsibility

The transmission of human life

By on July 27, 2021

“A child deserves to be born of that love, and not by any other means, for “he or she is not something owed to one, but is a gift”, which is “the fruit of the specific act of the conjugal love of the parents”. This is the case because,…


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Courage Desire Encouragement Faith Jesus Responsibility Trust Truth

Giving in to Fear

By on July 25, 2021

If a catechist gives in to fear, then he or she is a coward. If a catechist has an easy time of it, he or she will end up being a statue in a museum. We have a lot of these! Please, no more statues! If a catechist’s rigid,…


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Prayer Responsibility

Peace!

By on July 11, 2021

Peace is the responsibility of everyone – to pray for peace, to work for peace!
– Pope Francis, The Church of Mercy


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Desire Family Responsibility

Narcissism

By on July 11, 2021

“Narcissism makes people incapable of looking beyond themselves, beyond their own desires and needs.”
― Pope Francis, Amoris Laetitia: Apostolic Exhortation on the Family


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Responsibility

It is always someone else’s fault

By on July 10, 2021

We live in a society that encourages us to discard the habit of recognizing and assuming our responsibilities: It is always others who make mistakes. It is always others who are immoral. It is always someone else’s fault, never our own.
– Pope Francis, The Name of God Is Mercy


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Communication Love Mercy Responsibility Trust

The lost sheep that God loves so much

By on July 6, 2021

It is a huge responsibility to be a Confessor. Confessors have before them the lost sheep that God loves so much; if we don’t show them the love and mercy of God, we push them away and perhaps will never come back.
– Pope Francis, The Name of God Is…


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Beliefs Faith Grace Jesus People Responsibility

Assuming the responsibility for walking before the flock

By on June 29, 2021

Being pastors means believing every day in the grace and strength that come to us from the Lord despite our weakness, and wholly assuming the responsibility for walking before the flock, relieved of the burdens that obstruct healthy apostolic promptness, so as to make our voice recognizable both to…


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Beliefs Fellowship Judgement Responsibility Shame Sin

Lord of Hosts

By on June 28, 2021

“The wages of the laborers who mowed your fields, which you kept back by fraud, cry out, and the cries of the harvesters have reached the ears of the Lord of hosts” (James 5:4).

– Pope Francis


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Growth Judgement Responsibility

The objective evil of their actions

By on June 22, 2021

“The Gospel tells us to correct others and to help them to grow on the basis of a recognition of the objective evil of their actions (cf. Mt 18:15), but without making judgments about their responsibility and culpability (cf. Mt 7:1; Lk 6:37).”
― Pope Francis, The Joy of…

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