Interior Struggle

POPE FRANCIS’ BEAUTIFUL HOMILY JUBILEE MASS FOR TEENS. MUST READ AND MEDITATE FOR ALL! ;D


POPE FRANCIS’ BEAUTIFUL HOMILY JUBILEE MASS FOR TEENS (MUST READ AND MEDITATE FOR ALL!).   Dear brethren in Christ, THIS IS A MUST-READ AND MUST-MEDITATE homily for young and not so young alike 😀   In this homily, Pope Francis touched on love, tenderness, friendship, freedom, self-giving, interior struggle, taking as point of departure Jesus’ new commandment to love one another as He has loved us.   Below you have the Vatican translation of the homily Pope Francis gave at the Mass []

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, is at the hand. We must MAN OURSELVES UP! We must start acquiring the virtues of TEMPERANCE AND FORTITUDE by struggling daily against the “OLD MAN” in []

TAME THOSE PASSIONS: MAY THE MORAL GOOD AND LOVE OF GOD BE THE LAW OF OUR CONDUCT AND NOT PLEASURE.


TAME THOSE PASSIONS: MAY THE MORAL GOOD AND THE LOVE OF GOD BE THE LAW OF OUR CONDUCT  AND NOT OUR PLEASURE. “Eliminate envy, concupiscence, hatred and the negative feelings that devour our inner peace and turn us into ruined and destructive people.” Another very useful tip from Pope Francis, if we are to follow God’s will many times during the day along this path of holiness towards which we call us. As a result of original sin, the harmony which exists within []

The Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ 5. THE CARRYING OF THE CROSS.


The Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ 5. THE CARRYING OF THE CROSS “Pilate addressed them once more, desiring to release Jesus; but they shouted Out, “Crucify, crucify him!” “A third time he said to them, “Why, what evil has he done? I have found in him no crime deserving death; I will therefore chastise him and release him.”  But they were urgent, demanding with loud cries that he should be crucified. And their voices prevailed.  So Pilate gave sentence that their []