WE ARE MARY’S CHILDREN. LET US TURN TO HER.

WE ARE MARY’S CHILDREN. LET US TURN TO HER. We know from experience that if we fail to see ourselves as Mary’s children we will sooner or later be assailed by despair. But if we receive her as our Mother and Lady, we can rest assured that one day we will reach the happy end…

POPE FRANCIS’ ADDRESS ON GAUDETE SUNDAY 2018

POPE FRANCIS’ ADDRESS ON GAUDETE SUNDAY 2018 Dear brethren in Christ, below you have the  ZENIT translation of the address Pope Francis gave today, before and after praying the midday Angelus with those gathered in St. Peter’s Square. Present on this Third Sunday of Advent (Gaudete Sunday) were children of the Roman Oratories Center, and of the parishes and…

ST. AUGUSTINE ON AUTHENTIC HAPPINESS AND WORLDLY JOY.

ST. AUGUSTINE ON AUTHENTIC HAPPINESS AND WORLDLY JOY.   “What is it to rejoice in the ‘world’? It is to find delight in evil, in foolishness, in dishonorable and distorted things. In all these things the ‘world’ finds its joy … So, brethren, rejoice in the Lord [Philippians 4:4], not in the world. That is,…

Dec. 17: HAPPY BIRTHDAY DEAR POPE FRANCIS!

HAPPY 82nd BIRTHDAY DEAR POPE FRANCIS! AV GREETING AND PRAYERS Dear brethren in Christ, as we celebrate Pope Francis’ birthday on Dec. 17, let us give him the gift of daily prayers so He could faithfully carry out his mission on earth as the “Dolce Cristo in terra” (Sweet Christ on earth), according to St….

THE NATIVITY SCENE OF OUR SCHOOL CHAPEL.

THE NATIVITY SCENE OF OUR SCHOOL CHAPEL. Thank God, Jesus is well-loved in our school. Everyday, when children and their parents arrive, they visit and greet Jesus in the school oratory with a short prayer and a genuflection. During this season of Advent, they also give Baby Jesus a loving kiss. Jesus, Mary and Joseph,…

JESUS, MARY AND JOSEPH, MAY CHRIST’S LOVE REIGN IN OUR FAMILIES.

JESUS, MARY AND JOSEPH, MAY CHRIST’S LOVE REIGN IN OUR FAMILIES.   The meme above shows a beautiful and doable quote from St. John of the Cross. The surest way to act is to sow Christ’s love especially in situations where discord, indifference and enmity abound. With patience and perseverance, when what is sowed is…