DO PERFECT MARRIAGES EXIST?


DO PERFECT MARRIAGES EXIST? I’m inclined to think otherwise, in so far as the subjects are concerned, because we human beings are imperfect and so thus all human relationships… All marriages face difficulties, ups and downs, trials and problems,… “plates fly” in some marriages, as Pope Francis put it, simply because marriage consists of two…

ST. JOHN PAUL II ON CONVERSION AND DIVINE MERCY


ST. JOHN PAUL II ON CONVERSION AND DIVINE MERCY We have just rejoiced over the story of St. Augustine’s conversion. Nevertheless, the grace of conversion is not a just a momentary decision which remains static throughout one’s life. Rather, it presupposes as always the knowledge of God’s loving mercy and is called to grow daily…

August 28. ST. AUGUSTINE OF HIPPO Late have I loved you, o beauty ever ancient, ever new, late have I loved you! You were within me, but I was outside, and it was there that I searched for you.


August 28. ST. AUGUSTINE OF HIPPO Late have I loved you, o beauty ever ancient, ever new, late have I loved you! You were within me, but I was outside, and it was there that I searched for you. Dear friends, below is a beautiful excerpt taken from the book of St. Augustine, Confessions, prayed…

21st Sunday of Ordinary Time (B): ACCEPT OR REJECT JESUS, LIVE FOR GOD OR FOR ONE’S SELF. “Master, to whom shall we go? You have the words of eternal life (Jn 6: 68).”


21st Sunday of Ordinary Time (B): ACCEPT OR REJECT JESUS “Master, to whom shall we go? You have the words of eternal life (Jn 6: 68).” OUTLINE IDEAS OF TODAY’S SUNDAY READINGS MAN HAS TO CHOOSE WHETHER TO ACCEPT OR REJECT CHRIST TO FOLLOW CHRIST: THIS IS THE CHRISTIAN’S VOCATION.   1.    IDEAS OF TODAY’S…

“REMAIN IN MY LOVE…LOVE ONE ANOTHER AS I LOVE YOU (Jn 15: 9.12).” Christ’s love: A love that totally gives itself in concrete deeds and a love that forgives.


“REMAIN IN MY LOVE…LOVE ONE ANOTHER AS I LOVE YOU (Jn 15: 9.12).” LOVE THAT GIVES AND A LOVE THAT FORGIVES. In a post I uploaded several weeks ago in my Facebook page, someone commented in a seemingly incredulous and pessimistic tone: “Imitate Christ’s virtues?…Really?” Well, in the Gospel, Our Lord Jesus Christ reminds us…