How to respond to temptation

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· In the weakness of temptation, we must avoid entering into dialogue with the devil, and instead have the courage to pray and to ask forgiveness in order to pick ourselves up and go forward, not to hide from the Lord, but to seek his grace. · During Mass at Santa Marta on Friday, 10 […]

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Look in the mirror

-S.S. Francesco - Messa  Domus Sanctae Marthae 20-06-2016


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Jesus proposes clear rules to help us avoid falling into hypocrisy: to not judge others so that we, in turn, will not be judged by the same measure; and when the temptation arises to do so, it is best to first look in the mirror, not to hide behind makeup, but to clearly see how […]

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You Are Not God’s ‘Employees,’ Pope Reminds Religious

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During Mass in Morelia, Also Warns Against One of Devil’s Favorite Weapons to Overcome Us. Religious and consecrated are not God’s employees, nor are administrators of the divine. However, they are to always turn to Our Father in prayer and not fall victim to temptation.   The Pope stressed this during his homily at the […]

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