HOW DO WE BECOME MORE LIKE CHRIST?

HOW DO WE BECOME MORE LIKE CHRIST? How can we become more like Christ? Where can we see what He is like? The Catechism says that “the Beatitudes depict the countenance of Jesus Christ and portray his charity.”[27] These Gospel teachings show us our Lord’s portrait, his face revealing the Father’s compassionate love for all men…

SIGNS THAT GOD IS CALLING ME…

HOW DO WE KNOW OUR VOCATION? Cardinal Ratzinger was once asked: “how many paths are there for reaching God?” With disarming simplicity he replied: “as many as there are people.”[3]There are as many histories of vocation as there are men and women. Below we will try to point out some of the most frequent signs…

MAY WE BE OTHER “CHRISTS,” “CHRIST HIMSELF” TO OTHERS.

MAY WE BE OTHER “CHRISTS,” “CHRIST HIMSELF” TO OTHERS.   Yes, all of us Christians, by virtue of our baptism, have received His grace which incorporated into Christ, and called to follow and imitate Him in the virtues he lived and taught, so as to be His living instruments of His love, mercy, compassion, kindness…towards…

RESTORE TO ME THE JOY OF YOUR SALVATION

RESTORE TO ME THE JOY OF YOUR SALVATION Tibi, tibi soli peccavi et malum coram te feci – Against thee, thee only, have I sinned, and done that which is evil in thy sight.23 The Holy Spirit, who “will convince the world concerning sin,”24 helps us see that this nostalgia, this yearning, is not just…

POPE FRANCIS’ ANGELUS SPEECH ON THE BEATITUDES: (FEB. 17, 2019)

POPE FRANCIS’ ANGELUS SPEECH ON THE BEATITUDES: (FEB. 17, 2019) Below you have the ZENIT translation of the address Pope Francis gave today February 17, 2019, before praying the midday Angelus with those gathered in St. Peter’s Square. +++ Dear Brothers and Sisters, good morning! Today’s Gospel (Cf. Luke 6:17.20-26) presents to us the Beatitudes…

GOD SENDS US TO CONSOLE AND COMFORT THE AFFLICTED.

GOD SENDS US TO CONSOLE THE AFFLICTED. Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our affliction, so that we may be able to comfort those who are in any affliction, with the comfort with which we ourselves…