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They Laughed at Jesus

Luke was not only an evangelist, but also an excellent journalist.   In his account of how Jesus restored life to Jairus’ daughter, Luke included the reaction of the crowd that laughed at Jesus before he performed this miracle: “they ridiculed him.”   Despite the crowd’s derision, Jesus brought the twelve-year-old girl back ...
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30th Sunday in Ordinary Time – Living Prayer

“Jesus addressed this parable to those who were convinced of their own righteousness and despised everyone else. ‘Two people went up to the temple area to pray; one was a Pharisee and the other was a tax collector. The Pharisee took up his position and spoke this prayer to himself, ...
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Jesus Is All Mercy

When we take up our cross, we discover that it is freeing, that the yoke is easy and the burden light, just as Jesus promises.   Isn’t this what Jesus meant when, on the night of his passion, he offered his great Priestly Prayer to our heavenly Father: “so they may share ...
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Artisans of Mercy

Some 25,000 people attended Pope Francis’s general audience in St. Peter's Square a few days after the canonization of Saint Teresa of Kolkata.   Before delivering his final blessing, the pope called on young people to follow her example and be “artisans of mercy.”   Why did he use the example of an artisan ...
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A Revolution of Tenderness

"Sometimes we think we are doing God a favor when we do a work of mercy. But actually we find mercy and salvation for ourselves.”   That’s what Cardinal Sean O'Malley, archbishop of Boston, told the 2016 World Youth Day audience in Krakow, Poland, in July.   “Only by making a gift of ourselves ...
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The New Saint of Mercy

On September 4, Pope Francis will canonize Mother Teresa, whose life sent the world a single, urgent message: that love and caring are the most important things in life.   Perhaps we can best understand why Mother Teresa is worthy of veneration and imitation by reflecting on some of her own words:   “The ...
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