PRIDE: THE OBSTACLE TO RECEIVE GOD’S MERCY


PRIDE: THE OBSTACLE TO RECEIVE GOD’S MERCY “He has shown strength with his arm, he has scattered the proud in the imagination of their hearts (Lk 1:51).” The above words are taken from Our Lady’s “Magnificat” wherein Mary praises God for having looked upon the lowliness of His handmaid. Humility is the necessary virtue which…

BEATITUDES EXPLAINED 5: WHAT IS MERCY?


BEATITUDES EXPLAINED 5: WHAT IS MERCY? “Mercy is not just a matter of giving alms to the poor but also OF BEING UNDERSTANDING towards other people’s defects, OVERLOOKING them, HELPING them cope with them and LOVING them despite whatever defects they may have”, but above all, FORGIVING THEM as God forgives us. “Being merciful also…

SOLEMNITY OF JESUS CHRIST, KING AND LORD OF THE UNIVERSE (Year C).


SOLEMNITY OF JESUS CHRIST, KING AND LORD OF THE UNIVERSE (Year C) “How worthy is the Lamb who was slain, to receive power and divinity, and wisdom and strength and honor. To him belong glory and authority for ever and ever.” Words of the Entrance Antiphon which the entire Church prays today as we celebrate…