30th Sunday of the Year - Claim the Mercy!
Release Date: 10/23/2016
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Our encounter with God's mercy happens when we do three things:
- Clearly know our sins
- Choose to make a change
- Embrace our relationship with the Lord
When these three take place we can say from our heart: "O God, be merciful to me a sinner."
October 22, 2016 - St. William Catholic Church - Foxboro, WI
Fr. Andrew Ricci - www.studyprayserve.com
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