Listening to Pope Francis in Advent


“Always remember this: life is a journey. It is a path, a journey to meet Jesus. At the end, and forever. A journey in which we do not encounter Jesus is not a Christian journey. It is for the Christian to continually encounter Jesus, to watch him, to let himself be watched over by Jesus, because Jesus watches us with love; he loves us so much, he loves us so much and he is always watching over us. To encounter Jesus also means allowing oneself to be gazed upon by him … [Jesus] said: I came for those in need of salvation, in need of healing. Jesus heals our sins … [The] forgiveness that we receive in Confession is an encounter with Jesus. We always encounter Jesus.”


Advent 2013

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