"Although we did wrong in life, the Lord never tires of showing us the way back and the encounter with him."
Tells Detainees in Naples, If You Feel Discouraged, Down, Remember God Never Forgets His Children
Tears and emotion filled St. Peter's Basilica during the penitential celebration with the Pope.
He also warned neither moral laxity nor cold legal rigorism are actually merciful.
Reflects on the Importance of Confession During Mass at Casa Santa Marta
He also added that one should not go through the steps 'mechanically'
Answered by Legionary of Christ Father Edward McNamara, professor of liturgy and dean of theology at the Regina Apostolorum university.
"I would like our meeting and the reflections that I will share with you to become, for us all, a support and stimulus to a true examination of conscience to prepare our hearts for Holy Christmas"
Follows Desert Fathers in Proposing 'Catalogue of Illnesses'
"The time of Advent, and especially the days of the beautiful novena of Christmas, are characterised by a particularly attentive waiting, not only by men for God ... but also by God for men, whom he loves"
Note Ruling Asks Court to Decide What Constitutes a Catholic Sacrament