Resources for Channels of Hope, Love and Mercy

Readings and Quotations

Quotations from the Apostolic Exhortation "Evangelii Gaudium"
Contributed by Katherine Mary O'Flynn fcJ

Katherine says that she has been struck by the many similarities which occur between our Chapter Directions, Courageous Re-Imagining for Mission and this papal exhortation.

Phrases such as "Channels of hope, love and mercy" are echoed in a number of paragraphs e.g.  n. 37: “ What counts above all else is “faith working through love” (Gal 5.:6) and no. 44:  “Everyone needs to be touched by the comfort and attraction of God’s saving love, which is mysteriously at work in each person, above and beyond their faults and failings”.