Wednesday, February 10, 2016

There is nothing wrong with this ...



"And if you cannot give absolution – let us make this assumption – please, do not punish."

"But you Capuchins have this special gift of the Lord: forgiveness. I ask you: never tire of forgiving. …There are many languages in life: the language of words, and there are also languages of gestures. If a person comes to me, to the confessional, it is because he or she has a burden they want to remove. … If they come it is because they wish to change, to be another person, and they say so through the gesture of coming. It is not necessary to ask questions: 'But you...?'. If a person comes it is because in their soul they do not want to continue. But very often they are unable to stop, because they are conditioned by their psychology, their life, their situation". - Pope Francis on the occasion of the translation of the relics of St. Pio of Pietrelcina and St. Leopold Mandic.

My Jesus, pardon and mercy through the merits of thy most holy wounds.
Jesus, I trust in you.

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