homily on May 20:
"A courageous prayer, that struggles to achieve a miracle, not
prayers of courtesy, 'Ah, I will pray for you,' I say an Our Father, a
Hail Mary and then I forget. No: a courageous prayer, like that of
Abraham, who struggled with the Lord to save the city, like that of
Moses who held his hands high and tired himself out, praying to the
Lord, like that of many people, so many people who have faith and pray
with faith. Prayer works wonders, but we have to believe! I think we can
make a beautiful prayer ... and tell Him today, all day long, 'Lord, I
believe, help my unbelief' ... and when people ask ask us to pray for
the many people who suffer in wars, all refugees, all of these dramas
that exist right now, pray, but with your heart to the Lord: 'Do it!',
but tell Him: 'Lord, I believe. Help my unbelief 'that is also in my
prayers. Let us do this today."
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