Jubilee Year of Mercy

AMORIS LAETITIA: AN INVITATION AND ENCOURAGEMENT.


AMORIS LAETITIA: AN INVITATION AND ENCOURAGEMENT “This Exhortation is especially timely in this Jubilee Year of Mercy. First, because it represents an invitation to Christian families to value the gifts of marriage and the family, and to persevere in a love strengthened by the virtues of generosity, commitment, fidelity and patience. Second, because it seeks to encourage everyone to be a sign of mercy and closeness wherever family life remains imperfect or lacks peace and joy (Pope Francis, Amoris Laetitia, 5).” ORIGINAL []

THE 7 CORPORAL WORKS OF MERCY.


THE 7 CORPORAL WORKS OF MERCY: 1. Feed the hungry. 2. Give drink to the thirsty. 3. Clothe the naked. 4. Shelter the homeless. 5. Visit the sick. 6. Visit the imprisoned. 7. Bury the dead. The Catechism of the Catholic Church n. 2449 reminds us of what God said in the Book of Deutornomy 15:11: “For the poor will never cease out of the land; therefore I command you, ‘You shall open wide your hand to your brother, to the needy []

THE 7 SPIRITUAL WORKS OF MERCY.


THE 7 SPIRITUAL WORKS OF MERCY. Dear friends, as we are in the Extraordinary Jubilee Year of mercy, it is worthwhile to review the 7 SPIRITUAL WORKS OF MERCY and examine ourselves if we strive to live them in our daily life: The spiritual works of mercy are: 1. To instruct the ignorant; 2. To counsel the doubtful; 3. To admonish sinners or correct those who err 4. To bear wrongs patiently; 5. To forgive offences willingly; 6. To comfort the afflicted; []

INVOKE, ACCEPT AND CELEBRATE GOD’S MERCY.


INVOKE, ACCEPT AND CELEBRATE GOD’S MERCY. “My misery and God’s mercy. That I may at least honor You,God of Infinite Goodness, invoking, accepting and celebrating your sweetest mercy!” Blessed Pope Paul VI More info on GOD’S MERCY in: DON’T PANIC, GOD IS GREATER THAT OUR SINS : https://catholicsstrivingforholiness.com/2015/12/15/pope-francis-on-hope-gods-mercy-dont-panic-god-is-greater-than-our-sins/ WHY A JUBILEE OF MERCY? https://catholicsstrivingforholiness.com/2015/12/10/pope-francis-why-a-jubilee-of-mercy/ TOP 12 IDEAS OF “THE FACE OF MERCY (MISERICORDIAE VULTUS)” https://catholicsstrivingforholiness.com/2015/12/04/top-12-ideas-of-misericordiae-vultus-face-of-mercy-pope-francis-bull-of-indiction-for-the-extraordinary-jubilee-of-mercy/ Cordially inviting you to visit and like our FB page in http://www.fb.com/CatholicsstrivingforHoliness or sign-up to our website,www.catholicsstrivingforholiness.com, []

POPE FRANCIS’ HOMILY FINAL MASS IN MEXICO (Ciudad Juarez) . THIS IS THE TIME FOR CONVERSION, FOR SALVATION, FOR MERCY.


POPE FRANCIS’ HOMILY FINAL MASS IN MEXICO (Ciudad Juarez) . THIS IS THE TIME FOR CONVERSION, FOR SALVATION, FOR MERCY.    Beloved brothers and sisters in Christ, here you have the Vatican translation of the prepared text for Pope Francis’  homily on Feb. 17, 2016 evening in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. In it, Pope Francis reminds us that GOD’S MERCY “TRANSFORMS US FROM WITHIN. IT SEEKS AND INVITES US TO CONVERSION, IT INVITES US TO REPENTANCE; IT INVITES US TO SEE THE DAMAGE []