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Living the Moral Life 67

The moral life is always going to be a pilgrimage we make through our lives. In this pilgrimage, we are not alone. We have each other, but we also have our Father in Heaven helping us along the way. By the very gift of baptism, we can call God our Father (Mt 6:9). Our Father in Heaven is always there for us. It doesn’t matter what time of day it is or where we are at, He is always willing to listen. He is never too busy texting or staring at the screen. We have access to His lap 24/7. Continue reading

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Pope at Angelus: the Path of Jesus Always Brings Us to Happiness

Vatican City, March 01, 2015

Even if we face trials, if we follow the way of Jesus, we will find happiness. With this message, Pope Francis addressed the faithful gathered in a sunny St. Peter’s Square on the Second Sunday of Lent.

The Holy Father reflected on today’s Gospel, which recounts the event of the Transfiguration, when Jesus gives Peter, James, and John a glimpse of his glory, to confirm them in the faith and encourage them to follow Him and the path of the Cross.

“Jesus doesn’t deceive us,” Pope Francis told the faithful. …