Father Stefan working on Homily for Father Day ‘An examination of conscience from Pope Francis Amoris Laetitia’ ‘Soul Institue’

"Let the Fire Fall"

An examination of conscience for Father Day from Chapter 4 ‘Love in Marriage’

Pope Francis writes:

In a lyrical passage of Saint Paul, we see some of the features of true love

Love is patient
Love is kind
Love is not jealous or boastful
Love is not arrogant or rude
Love does not desire it own way
Love is not irritable or resentful
Love does not rejoice at wrong
Love rejoice in the right
Love bears all things
Love believes all things
Love hopes all things
Love endures all things

Love is patient.

Means that we are slow to anger. It refers, then to the quality of one who does not act on impulse and avoids giving offense. God’s ‘patience’ shown in his mercy towards sinners, is a sign of his real power. We encounter problems whenever we think that relationships or people ought to be perfect, or when we…

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