Pope's quotes: Draw near to Jesus

A quote from Pope Francis:

“When we draw near to Jesus, we too see once more the light which enables us to look to the future with confidence. We find anew the strength and the courage to set out on the way. 'Those who believe, see' and they go forth in hope, because they know that the Lord is present, that he is sustaining and guiding them. Let us follow him, as faithful disciples, so that we can lead all those we encounter to experience the joy of his love. And after the Father’s embrace, the Father’s forgiveness, let us celebrate in our hearts! For the Lord himself celebrates."

-- Liturgy at St. Peter’s Basilica, March 5, 2016

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