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Amoris Laetitia 325: Conclusion and Prayer

And here we reach the end of Amoris Laetitia. Pope Francis concludes this final chapter on marriage and family spirituality with some encouraging words and a final prayer: 325. The teaching of the Master (cf. Mt 22:30) and Saint Paul (cf. … Continue reading

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Amoris Laetitia 324: Hospitality

The Holy Father touts the virtue and act of hospitality: 324. Led by the Spirit, the family circle is not only open to life by generating it within itself, but also by going forth and spreading life by caring for others … Continue reading

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Amoris Laetitia 323: Tenderness

Today, a follow-up to the notion of relationship being a worship-of-God experience: 323. It is a profound spiritual experience to contemplate our loved ones with the eyes of God and to see Christ in them. This demands a freedom and … Continue reading

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Amoris Laetitia 322: Mercy In Family Life

Let’s read in full: 322. All family life is a “shepherding” in mercy. Each of us, by our love and care, leaves a mark on the life of others; with Paul, we can say: “You are our letter of recommendation, … Continue reading

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Amoris Laetitia 321: Spirituality of Care, Consolation, and Incentive

Today, we look at a spirituality of care, consolation and incentive, starting with Vatican II: 321. “Christian couples are, for each other, for their children and for their relatives, cooperators of grace and witnesses of the faith”.(Apostolicam Actuositatem 11) God … Continue reading

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Amoris Laetitia 320: Healthy Autonomy

What do you make of Pope Francis’s interpretation of healthy autonomy? 320. There comes a point where a couple’s love attains the height of its freedom and becomes the basis of a healthy autonomy. This happens when each spouse realizes … Continue reading

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Amoris Laetitia 319: Spirituality of Married Love

Today, a discussion starter on the topic of a spirituality of exclusive and free love. Pope John Paul II assists us: 319. Marriage is also the experience of belonging completely to another person. Spouses accept the challenge and aspiration of … Continue reading

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