Christus Vivit 107: Being Fully Oneself

Chapter Three of Pope Francis’ Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation continues, with encouragement not to be a conformist. Is that really the message of the Holy Father? I think at worst, peers and international corporations can be a danger.

You read, please, then decide: 

107. Don’t let them rob you of hope and joy, or drug you into becoming a slave to their interests. Dare to be more, because who you are is more important than any possession. What good are possessions or appearances? You can become what God your Creator knows you are, if only you realize that you are called to something greater. Ask the help of the Holy Spirit and confidently aim for the great goal of holiness. In this way, you will not be a photocopy. You will be fully yourself.

You can access the full document on this link at the Vatican site.

The text in color is © Copyright – Libreria Editrice Vaticana

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Todd lives in Minnesota, serving a Catholic parish as a lay minister.
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