Posts Tagged ‘Forgiveness’

Active Cooperation in the Grace of Forgiveness and Reconciliation

Tuesday, April 4th, 2017

“Nothing of what a repentant sinner places before God’s mercy can be excluded from the embrace of his forgiveness,” Pope Francis affirms (Misericordia et Misera, 2).  The Lord is always there desiring our reconciliation when we have estranged ourselves from him and squandered our status as adopted sons and daughters of God. We can and […] [Read more]

Patience and Forgiveness

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

Then one of the Twelve, who was called Judas Iscariot, went to the chief priests and said, “What are you willing to give me if I hand him over to you?” They paid him thirty pieces of silver, and from that time on he looked for an opportunity to hand him over (Matthew 26:14-16). “How […] [Read more]

God Forgives and Forgets

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

The Gospel reading for today, Wednesday of Holy Week, is a story of betrayal  (Mt 26:14-15), as was the Gospel for yesterday. Betrayal and denial.  Rejection and abandonment.  (Jn 13:21-33, 36-38).  Each in his own way due to pride – the pride of thinking that we know better than the Lord does and the pride […] [Read more]