Home Abortion Aids & Hiv Euthanasia Homosexuality Lebanon Natural Family Planning Contact Me   
Daily News  »
Photo Album
Arabic Church News
Arabic Church Titles
Arabic Encyclopedia
Arabic Vatican News
Catechism of the Catholic Church
Church History
Code of Eastern Canon Law
Code of Western Canon Law
Council for Justice and Peace
Papal Documents
Papal Encyclicals
Paths of the Spirit
Pontifical Academy for Life
Saints & Angels
The 21 Ecumenical Councils
The Catholic Encyclopedia
The Encyclopedia of Philosophy
The Fathers of the Church
The Holy Father
The II Vatican Council
The List of Popes
The Mysteries of the Rosary
The New Jerusalem Bible
Way of the Cross
Question and Answer
- Faith FAQs
Your name:
Your email:
   Subscribe Unsubscribe
Latest Posts
- Multiple Communions on Good Friday
- Liturgy Q & A: Colored Vestments During Exposition and Benediction
- LITURGY Q & A: Blessing of Water Outside Mass
- LITURGY Q & A: Blessing of Water Outside Mass
- EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Msgr Dario ViganĂ²: ‘Cinema Can Lay in Hearts Healthy Restlessness of Search for Meaning’
- Tv Charity
- Radio Maria
- Radio Charity - Lebanon
Slide Shows & Movies
- Psalm 23
- Be United Against...
- You Are Mine
- Abortion
- Mother Teresa
- Promise
  March 2018  
Number Of Visitors:
Pope: God’s Love Greater Than We Can Imagine

March 9, 2018. ‘It even reaches beyond any sin with which our conscience may charge us’

“The love of God is always greater than anything we can imagine; it even reaches beyond any sin with which our conscience may charge us,” Pope Francis said on March 9, 2018, in his homily during the penitential service at St. Peter’s in Rome.

He reminded the congregation that “His is an infinite love, one that knows no bounds. It is free of all those obstacles that we, for our part, tend to set in front of others, out of fear that they may strip us of our freedom.”

The Holy Father explained that “sin distances us from God…sin is the way that we distance ourselves from him.”  But he said that it does not mean that “God distances himself from us. The state of weakness and confusion that results from sin is one more reason for God to remain close to us.”

Peter denied the Lord three times and was startled by the crowing of the cock, then realizing the man he denied was going to die for him. Peter finally understands how much the Lord loves him.

“Peter realizes that he had always refused to let himself be loved,” the Pope continued. “He had always refused to let himself be saved by Jesus alone, and so he did not want Jesus to love him completely.”

The Holy Father concluded: “How truly difficult it is to let ourselves be loved! We would always like a part of us to be freed of the debt of gratitude, while in reality, we are completely indebted, because God loved us first and, with love, he saves us completely.”