14th Sunday of Ordinary Time (B). OUR APOSTOLIC MISSION AND ITS DIFFICULTIES.


14th Sunday of Ordinary Time (B). OUR APOSTOLIC MISSION AND ITS DIFFICULTIES. OUTLINE CENTRAL IDEA OF TODAY’S READINGS: OUR APOSTOLIC MISSION. ALL CHRISTIAN FAITHFUL ARE CALLED TO BRING SOULS CLOSER TO CHRIST. WHERE? HOW? THE CRUCIFIED CHRIST WITHOUT ARMS. 1.      CENTRAL IDEA OF TODAY’S READINGS: OUR APOSTOLIC MISSION. The readings of this Sunday’s Mass revolve…

OUR DUTY TO MAKE JESUS KNOWN TO OTHERS.


 OUR DUTY TO MAKE JESUS KNOWN TO OTHERS. “Go into the whole world and proclaim the Gospel to every creature.” (Mk 16:15) The faith of the apostles is based on direct experience and a renewal of coexistence with the Lord. Thus they are constituted as witnesses and receive the homage of the Risen One to…

5th Sunday of Ordinary Time (B). Main ideas and Mass readings


5th Sunday of Ordinary Time (B) MAIN IDEAS AND MASS READINGS OUTLINE MAIN IDEAS MASS READINGS   1. MAIN IDEAS This Sunday, we contemplate Jesus as the Lord who “heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds (Cf. Responsorial Psalm.” The Gospel narrates us how Jesus cured many sick people of their illnesses. Then he…

POPE FRANCIS: CHRISTIANS, BEARERS AND AMBASSADORS OF CHRIST.


POPE FRANCIS: CHRISTIANS, BEARERS AND AMBASSADORS OF CHRIST. (Vatican Radio) Pope Francis used his remarks ahead of the traditional Sunday Angelus prayer to reflect on the essential characteristics of Christian missionary discipleship, which he identified as being bound to Our Lord Jesus Christ and being bearers of Him – ambassadors of Christ, as St. Paul…

5th Sunday O.T. (A) YOU ARE THE SALT OF THE EARTH AND THE LIGHT OF THE WORLD.


5th Sunday O.T. (A) YOU ARE THE SALT OF THE EARTH AND THE LIGHT OF THE WORLD SEE AUDIOVID in https://catholicsstrivingforholiness.com/2017/02/03/5th-sunday-o-t-a-salt-of-the-earth-light-of-the-world-av-reflection/ In today’s Gospel Christ tells us that we are the salt of the earth and the light of the world. Jesus said to his disciples: “You are the salt of the earth. But if salt…

Jan. 20: St. Sebastian, Martyr. AV prayer and text.


Jan. 20 ST. SEBASTIAN, MARTYR. AV prayer & text. St. Sebastian (d.288), a native of Milan, was an officer in Diocletian’s imperial guard. He became a Christian and encouraged others imprisoned for their faith till he suffered martyrdom. He is commonly depicted tied to a post or tree and shot with arrows. However, he was…