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Jesus Sacraments

He puts the body and his blood into our hands

By on May 16, 2021

He gives himself without reserve; he keeps nothing for himself, not even life. He breaks the bread and passes the cup around “for us.” He puts the body and his blood into our hands, so as to be with us always, to dwell among us.
– Pope Francis, The Church…


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Faith Jesus Love Sacraments Worship

Time spent with the sick is holy time

By on May 7, 2021

“Time spent with the sick is holy time. It is a way of praising God who conforms us to the image of His Son, who “came not to be served but to serve, and to give His life as a ransom for many” (Mt 20:28). Jesus Himself said: “I…


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Holy Spirit Indifference Sacraments

The language of communion

By on April 25, 2021

“The language of the Spirit, the language of the Gospel, is the language of communion that invites us to get the better of closedness and indifference, division and antagonism.”
― Pope Francis, The Church of Mercy


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Compassion Faith Jesus Love Mercy Responsibility Sacraments

You did it unto Me

By on April 4, 2021

“Occasionally our world forgets the special value of time spent at the bedside of the sick, since we are in such a rush; caught up as we are in a frenzy of doing, of producing, we forget about giving ourselves freely, taking care of others, being responsible for others….


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Beliefs Jesus Life Love Sacraments Worship

He comes from within

By on March 23, 2021

“The Lord, in the culmination of the mystery of the Incarnation, chose to reach our intimate depths through a fragment of matter. He comes not from above, but from within, he comes that we might find him in this world of ours. In the Eucharist, fullness is already achieved;…


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Church Faith Family Hope Sacraments Unity

A great gift of God!

By on March 16, 2021

Unity in faith, hope, and charity, unity in the sacraments, the ministry; We are at home, we are in the family, and we are among brothers and sisters. And this is a great gift of God! The church is one for us all.
– Pope Francis, The Church of Mercy


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Marriage People Sacraments Truth

The deepest truth about human relationships

By on March 9, 2021

“Natural marriage, therefore, is fully understood in the light of its fulfillment in the sacrament of Matrimony: only in contemplating Christ does a person come to know the deepest truth about human relationships.”
― Pope Francis


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Sacraments

An administrative approach prevails

By on February 7, 2021

“In many places an administrative approach prevails over a pastoral approach, as does a concentration on administering the sacraments apart from other forms of evangelization.”
― Pope Francis, Evangelii Gaudium: The Joy of the Gospel


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Sacraments

Holy week is a time of grace

By on February 3, 2021

Holy week is a time of grace, open the doors of our heart, of our life, of our parishes. With God’s love and tenderness, with respect and with patience, knowing that God takes our hands, our feet, our heart, and guides them and makes all our actions fruitful.
– Pope…


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Beatitudes Beliefs Church Ecumenism Jesus Life Sacraments

The Source is Christ Himself

By on January 4, 2021

Over the centuries, the church conserves this precious treasure, which is sacred Scripture, doctrine, the sacraments, the Ministry of pastors, so that we can be faithful to Christ and share in his very life. It is like a river coursing through history, developing, irrigating; but running water always comes…

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