POPE BENEDICT XVI’S QUOTES ON THE MOST HOLY TRINITY.

POPE BENEDICT XVI’S QUOTES ON THE MOST HOLY TRINITY Jesus has revealed to us that man is essentially a “son”, a creature who lives in the relationship with God the Father, and in this way in relationship with all his brothers and sisters. Man is not fulfilled in an absolute autonomy, deceiving himself that he…

POPE BENEDICT XVI: THE VIRGIN MARY IS…

POPE BENEDICT XVI: THE VIRGIN MARY IS… “The Virgin Mary, among all creatures, is a masterpiece of the Most Holy Trinity. In her humble heart full of faith, God prepared a worthy dwelling place for himself in order to bring to completion the mystery of salvation. Divine Love found perfect correspondence in her, and in…

SOLEMNITY OF THE MOST HOLY TRINITY. MASS READINGS (B)

SOLEMNITY OF THE MOST HOLY TRINITY. MASS READINGS (B) First reading: Deutoronomy 4:32–34, 39–40 Moses said to the people: “Ask now of the days of old, before your time, ever since God created man upon the earth; ask from one end of the sky to the other: Did anything so great ever happen before? Was…

JESUS HAS REMAINED WITHIN THE EUCHARIST FOR LOVE…OF YOU.

“JESUS HAS REMAINED WITHIN THE EUCHARIST FOR LOVE…OF YOU. He has remained, knowing how men would treat him… and how you would treat him. He has remained so that you could eat him, so that you could visit him and tell him what’s happening to you; and so that you could talk to him as…

FEAST OF JESUS CHRIST, THE ETERNAL AND HIGH PRIEST.

FEAST OF JESUS CHRIST, THE ETERNAL AND HIGH PRIEST. This is a Roman Catholic moveable liturgical feast celebrated annually on the first Thursday after Pentecost. Approval for this feast was first granted by the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments in 1987. It is observed by the Confraternity of Christ the…

May 22: ST. RITA OF CASCIA

May 22: ST. RITA OF CASCIA Patron saint of lost and impossible causes, the sick, wounded, marital problems, abused, of mothers After the deaths of her husband and sons, St. Rita (1381 – May 22, 1457) desired to enter the monastery of St. Mary Magdalene at Cascia but was turned away. Although the convent acknowledged…

WHY IS MARY CALLED MOTHER OF THE CHURCH?

WHY IS MARY CALLED MOTHER OF THE CHURCH? “This is a title, venerable brothers, not new to Christian piety; it is precisely by this title, in preference to all others, that the faithful and the Church address Mary. It truly is part of the genuine substance of devotion to Mary, finding its justification in the…

BLESSED PAUL VI: THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY, MOTHER OF THE CHURCH.

BLESSED PAUL VI, POPE: THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY, MOTHER OF THE CHURCH   Meditating on the close relationships between Mary and the Church, for the glory of the Virgin Mary and for our own consolation, we proclaim the Most Blessed Mary Mother of the Church, that is to say of all the people of God,…

POPE FRANCIS’ PENTECOST 2018 HOMILY: GREAT READ!

POPE FRANCIS’ PENTECOST 2018 HOMILY: GREAT READ! In the first reading of today’s Liturgy, the coming of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost is compared to “the rush of a violent wind” (Acts 2:2). What does this image tell us? It makes us think of a powerful force that is not an end in itself, but…

ST IRENAEUS ON THE SENDING OF THE HOLY SPIRIT.

ST IRENAEUS ON THE SENDING OF THE HOLY SPIRIT. When the Lord told his disciples to go and teach all nations and baptize them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, he conferred on them the power of giving men new life in God. He had promised…

COME, HOLY SPIRIT!

COME, HOLY SPIRIT! Come Holy Spirit, fill the hearts of your faithful and kindle in them the fire of your love. Send forth your Spirit and they shall be created. And You shall renew the face of the earth. O, God, who by the light of the Holy Spirit, did instruct the hearts of the…