About the door of mercy…

Door of mercy

“The doorway of mercy exhorts you to look upwards… perhaps to the heavens in search of spiritual succour and benediction… however, it is incomplete without the need to look ‘sideways’ – all around you – in search of people to forgive and to be compassionate towards so that there is festive cheer all around!” – Door at La Cathédrale, Port Louis, Mauritius

(I have read that the cross not only symbolises the need for us to strive towards spiritual ascent to Heaven i.e. the vertical, but also the importance of virtuous dealings with our fellow physical beings i.e. the horizontal)

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10 thoughts on “About the door of mercy…

  1. I was lost and down today though i always pass these doors and bow to the cross inside the cathedral i never really understood its meaning thank you so much

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