God's Mercy is Just Waiting On You, Baby
My oldest son just had his first Reconciliation, and it’s got me thinking about this crazy amazing sacrament.
I’ve written about confession before (so have others), but watching my boy prepare for it reminded me just how important it is, because Reconciliation is an intense encounter with the Father’s mercy.
Pope Francis wrote at the conclusion of the Year of Mercy that:
Mercy cannot become a mere parenthesis in the life of the Church; it constitutes her very existence, through which the profound truths of the Gospel are made manifest and tangible. Everything is revealed in mercy; everything is resolved in the merciful