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…

3rd Sunday of Advent. Mass and readings.

3rd Sunday of Advent. Mass and readings. In this Mass the color violet or rose is used. ENTRANCE ANTIPHON Gaudéte in Dómino semper: íterum dico, gaudéte. Dóminus enim prope est. Rejoice in the Lord always; again I say, rejoice. Indeed, the Lord is near. [–» Greeting] COLLECT O God, who see how your people faithfully await…

2nd Sunday of Advent. Mass prayers and readings.

2nd SUNDAY OF ADVENT. Mass prayers and readings. ENTRANCE ANTIPHON Pópulus Sion, ecce Dóminus véniet ad salvándas gentes; et audítam fáciet Dóminus glóriam vocis suæ in lætítia cordis vestri. O people of Sion, behold, the Lord will come to save the nations, and the Lord will make the glory of his voice heard in the…

WHY DID THE SON OF GOD BECOME MAN?

WHY DID THE SON OF GOD BECOME MAN? The Compendium of the Catechism, n. 85 teaches us the answer to the above question: “For us men and for our salvation, the Son of God became incarnate in the womb of the Virgin Mary by the power of the Holy Spirit. He did so to reconcile…