Like Various Protagonists in the Bible, Let Divine Mercy Transform & Convert You
Even if fearful or ashamed, ask sincere pardon for your sins to God and let His merciful gaze transform you, as did many figures in the Bible.
Pope Francis stressed this during this morning’s General Audience in the Vatican’s Paul VI Hall, Jan. 3, 2018, as he continued his catechesis on the Holy Eucharist, and today considering the penitential rite.
In acknowledging our sinfulness in front of God and others, the rite intends to help dispose oneself to celebrate worthily the holy mysteries. The Pontiff reminded those gathered that the priest’s invitation is addressed to the whole community in prayer, because we