POPE FRANCIS’ HOMILY EPIPHANY OF OUR LORD 2019


POPE FRANCIS’ HOMILY EPIPHANY OF OUR LORD 2019 St. Peter’s Basilica January 6, 2019 Below you have the VATICAN-PROVIDED English text of Pope Francis’ Homily given today during the Mass of the Epiphany of Our Lord. +++ Epiphany: this word indicates the manifestation of the Lord, who, as Saint Paul tells us in the second reading (cf. Eph 3:6), makes…

ST. LEO THE GREAT ON THE EPIPHANY OF OUR LORD


The Lord has made his salvation known to the whole world Saint Leo the Great, pope A promise had been made to the holy patriarch Abraham in regard to these nations. He was to have a countless progeny, born not from his body but from the seed of faith. His descendants are therefore compared with…

THREE KINGS CAVALCADE 2019, Seville Spain. Videos, slideshow and photos


THREE KINGS CAVALCADE 2019, Seville Spain. The cavalcade is a centuries-old Spanish tradition practiced in many of its cities and towns. In the vid, the float of the Holy Family is shown with Mary and Joseph together with the children dressed as pastors throwing away candies to the crowd. Also shown is the float of…

DAILY GOSPEL, COMMENTARY AND TIPS. Jan. 5. “Follow me.”


DAILY GOSPEL, COMMENTARY AND TIPS. Jan. 5. “Follow me.” GOSPEL Jn 1:43–51 Jesus decided to go to Galilee, and he found Philip. And Jesus said to him, “Follow me.” Now Philip was from Bethsaida, the town of Andrew and Peter. Philip found Nathanael and told him, “We have found the one about whom Moses wrote…

DAILY GOSPEL: Jan. 3. “Behold, the Lamb of God.”


January 3: “Behold, the Lamb of God.” John 1:29–34: Behold the Lamb of God John the Baptist saw Jesus coming toward him and said, “Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world. He is the one of whom I said, ‘A man is coming after me who ranks ahead of…

JESUS, BLESSED BE THY NAME FOREVER!


MY DEAREST JESUS, YOU ARE MY ONE AND MY ALL. BLESSED BE THY NAME FOREVER! “Iesu, Iesu, esto mihi semper Iesu (Jesus, Jesus, may you always be for me,Jesus)!” This is a short aspiration taught by St. Josemaria to his children, as he encouraged them to have a familiar, friendly, confident and loving relationship with…

January 3 HOLY NAME OF JESUS. Mass and readings


January 3 HOLY NAME OF JESUS ENTRANCE ANTIPHON In nómine Iesu omne genu flectátur, cæléstium, terréstrium et infernórum, et omnis lingua confiteátur quia Dóminus Iesus Christus in glória est Dei Patris.  At the name of Jesus, every knee should bend, of those in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and every tongue confess…

HAIL MARY FOR 2019


HAIL MARY, FULL OF GRACE, THE LORD IS WITH YOU! Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our death. Amen. Mother Mary, we entrust to you 2019. Help us your children to always…