Christus Vivit 112: A God Who Is Love

Today we check the first of three Chapter Four themes, “A God who is love.”

112. The very first truth I would tell each of you is this: “God loves you”. It makes no difference whether you have already heard it or not. I want to remind you of it. God loves you. Never doubt this, whatever may happen to you in life. At every moment, you are infinitely loved.

This message is criticized deeply in some corners. Maybe it’s too obvious. Maybe it’s all kids heard in their religious formation. Maybe it’s the only things parents heard.

Still, given the degree of alienation, depression, and low self-esteem in today’s culture, especially in the young, it’s a needed reminder. The alternative? Look the way the culture wants you to look. Follow its celebrities, listen to its media, buy its product, and above all, conform.

Any comments? Remember to check Pope Francis’ Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation on this link at the Vatican site.

The text in color is © Copyright – Libreria Editrice Vaticana

About catholicsensibility

Todd lives in the Pacific Northwest, serving a Catholic parish as a lay minister.
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