Feasts

JULY 3: ST. THOMAS, THE APOSTLE: “Have you believed because you have seen me? Blessed are those who have not seen and yet believe (Jn 20:29).”


JULY 3: ST. THOMAS, THE APOSTLE: “Have you believed because you have seen me? Blessed are those who have not seen and yet believe (Jn 20:29).” Today’s Gospel recounts how Thomas responded with doubt, with incredulity when the other Apostles told him that they have just seen the Risen Lord: “Unless I see in his hands the print of the nails, and place my finger in the mark of the nails, and place my hand in his side, I will not believe []

JUNE 29: “I HAVE COMPETED WELL; I HAVE FINISHED THE RACE; I HAVE KEPT THE FAITH.” St. Paul’s Operative Faith and the Interior Struggle to Do God’s Will


JUNE 29:  “I HAVE COMPETED WELL; I HAVE FINISHED THE RACE; I HAVE KEPT THE FAITH.” St. Paul’s Operative Faith and the Interior Struggle to Do God’s Will In one of the comments written by a non-Catholic to one of my posts in a Christian group, I was advised to “STOP STRUGGLING” (commenting on the title of our FB page and weblog) for FAITH is the only necessary thing to be saved, basing himself on St. Paul, and “WORKS” are not necessary. []

JUNE 29: HAPPY FEASTDAY OF STS. PETER AND PAUL! Peter’s Profession of Faith in Jesus’ Divinity and the Primacy of Peter.


JUNE 29: HAPPY FEASTDAY OF STS. PETER AND PAUL! Peter’s Profession of Faith in Jesus’ Divinity and the  Primacy of Peter The Gospel of the June 29 Mass during the day (there is also a Vigil Mass) speaks to us about the PETER’S PROFESSION OF FAITH IN JESUS’ DIVINITY and the  PRIMACY OF PETER: Now when Jesus came into the district of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, “Who do men say that the Son of man is?” And they said, “Some []

JUNE 29: SOLEMNITY OF ST. PETER (First Pope and Prince of the Apostles) & ST. PAUL (Apostle of Gentiles)


JUNE 29: SOLEMNITY OF ST. PETER (FIRST POPE AND PRINCE OF THE APOSTLES) & ST. PAUL (APOSTLE OF GENTILES)   “THESE ARE THE ONES WHO, LIVING IN THE FLESH, PLANTED THE CHURCH WITH THEIR BLOOD; THEY DRANK THE CHALICE OF THE LORD AND BECAME THE FRIENDS OF GOD (Entrance Antiphon, Mass during the day of June 29).” Today, we celebrate the solemnity of Sts. Peter and Paul, the principal pillars of the Church founded by Our Lord Jesus Christ. Let us recall []

WHO IS ST. JOSEMARIA? FOUNDER OF OPUS DEI. THE PATRON SAINT OF ORDINARY LIFE. A Brief Biography & Link to Schedule of June 26 Masses Worldwide


WHO IS ST. JOSEMARIA? FOUNDER OF OPUS DEI. THE PATRON SAINT OF ORDINARY LIFE. A Brief Biography & Schedule of June 26 Masses Worldwide On June 26, Masses all over the world will be celebrated in honor of St. Josemaria. But who is St. Josemaria? St. Josemaria is the founder of Opus Dei, a Personal Prelature of the Roman Catholic Church. To him I owe a lot since I wouldn’t be who I am today if not for him and you will not []