Shame prepares us for God's embrace

“It is true that when we enter the confessional we feel a little shame. This happens to everyone, to all of us, but we must remember that even this shame is a grace which prepares us for the embrace of the Father, who always forgives and always forgets everything.”—Pope Francis

Reflection:
Pope Francis identifies shame as a grace within the confines of the confessional. Have you ever considered shame as a way of preparation for  God’s embrace?

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Shame prepares us for God's embrace

Saturday, August 13, 2022
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