FIGHT SLOTH. STRUGGLE AGAINST LAZINESS.


FIGHT SLOTH. STRUGGLE AGAINST LAZINESS. Sloth or laziness, is a capital sin which perhaps, is the easiest path to go to hell. The reason? One does not have to exert effort to do evil actions and to omit good actions. From sloth arise a lot of evils: spiritual indolence, impurity, disobedience, indifference, irresponsibility, anger, despair,…

FIVE INSPIRING LIFE LESSONS FROM THE RIO 2016 OLYMPICS


FIVE GREAT LESSONS FROM SOME RIO OLYMPIC ATHLETES Dear brethren in Christ, after the two-week long Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, we have witnessed an international event offers us great inspiring lessons useful in our daily life as Catholics striving for holiness. We could learn from the following lessons and apply them in our…

MAN UP! TAME YOUR TEMPER. CONQUER YOUR LAZINESS. STOP COMPLAINING.


MAN UP! TAME YOUR TEMPER. CONQUER YOUR LAZINESS. STOP COMPLAINING.   Uncontrolled anger, exasperating laziness, non-stop finger-pointing, frequent irritable moaning…some characteristics of a weak-willed person, slave of one’s passions and thereby resulting not only to childishness, immature and irresponsible personality but graver evils at that: vengeance, violence, egotism, lust, impurity, pride, desperation… The remedy, nevertheless,…

Nov. 10: St. Leo the Great. Pope and Doctor of the Church


Nov. 10: Saint Leo the Great Pope and Doctor of the Church St. Leo (d.461) was a vigorous defender of the unity of the Church and pushed back the onrush of the barbarians under Attila. During his pontificate, the Council of Chalcedon (451) defined that there is in Christ one divine person and two natures,…

Sept. 15: OUR LADY OF SORROWS. “O sweet Mother! Font of love, touch my spirit from above, make my heart with yours accord. Make me feel as you have felt; make my soul to glow and melt with the love of Christ, my Lord (from ‘Stabat Mater’).”


Sept. 15: Our Lady of Sorrows Today’s feast has its origin in that Christian devotion which associates Our Lady with the Passion of her Son, Our Lord Jesus Christ. Pope Pius VII extended this devotion to the whole Church and, in 1912, St. Pius X fixed the feast on this day, within the octave of…