“MY LORD AND MY GOD (Jn 20:28)!”

“MY LORD AND MY GOD (Jn 20:28)!” This was Thomas’ reply when Jesus appeared once more to the Apostles. Jesus said to him, “Have you believed because you have seen me? Blessed are those who have not seen and yet believe. (Jn 20:29)” Thomas’ reply was not simply an exclamation: it is an assertion, an…

32nd Sunday of Ordinary Time. Mass prayers and readings.

32nd Sunday of Ordinary Time. Mass prayers and readings. ENTRANCE ANTIPHON Intret orátio mea in conspéctu tuo, inclína aurem tuam ad precem meam, Dómine. Let my prayer come into your presence. Incline your ear to my plea for help, O Lord. [–» Greeting] COLLECT Almighty and merciful God, graciously keep from us all adversity, so that,…

31st Sunday of Ordinary Time (B): THE GREATEST COMMANDMENT.

31st Sunday of Ordinary Time (B): THE GREATEST COMMANDMENT OUTLINE Summary of ideas today’s Sunday readings God’s Love for us is the cause which pushes us to love Him and our neighbor If the love of God is within us, we can love even those who do not deserve it.   1. Summary of ideas…

31st Sunday of Ordinary Time. Mass prayers and readings.

31st Sunday of Ordinary Time. Mass prayers and readings. ENTRANCE ANTIPHON Ne derelínquas me, Dómine Deus meus, ne discédas a me; inténde in adiutórium meum, Dómine, virtus salútis meæ. Forsake me not, O Lord, my God; be not far from me! Make haste and come to my help, O Lord, my strong salvation! COLLECT Almighty…

TRUST IN GOD’S AND OUR LADY’S HELP IN YOUR DAILY STRUGGLE.

TRUST IN GOD’S AND OUR LADY’S HELP IN YOUR DAILY STRUGGLE. St. Josemaria wrote: “Saints are those who fight until the very end of their lives, those who know how to get up after each stumble, each fall, and continue valiantly, humbly, lovingly and hopefully along the way.” We are assured that God will not…

30th Sunday of Ordinary Time Mass prayers and readings.

30th Sunday of Ordinary Time Mass prayers and readings. ENTRANCE ANTIPHON Lætétur cor quæréntium Dóminum. Quaérite Dóminum, et confirmámini, quaérite fáciem eius semper. Let the hearts that seek the Lord rejoice. Turn to the Lord and his strength; constantly seek his face. COLLECT Almighty ever-living God, increase our faith, hope and charity, and make us…

POPE FRANCIS ON THE 6TH COMMANDMENT: THOU SHALL NOT COMMIT ADULTERY.

POPE FRANCIS ON THE 6TH COMMANDMENT: THOU SHALL NOT COMMIT ADULTERY. Below you have the Zenit translation of the Holy Father’s Catechesis given on Oct. 24, 2018. Dear Brothers and Sisters, good morning! In our itinerary of catecheses on the Commandments we come today to the Sixth Word, which has to do with the affective…