LORD JESUS, MAY WE LOVE YOU MORE TODAY THAN YESTERDAY.


LORD JESUS, MAY WE LOVE YOU MORE TODAY THAN YESTERDAY. Help us do what you want us to do, reject what you reject, uproot and avoid what separates us from you, be generous in overcoming ourselves to serve you in our brethren, and offer you our sacrifices and work well done, knowing that you are…

JESUS, MAY YOU BE THE LOVE OF OUR LIFE.


JESUS, MAY YOU BE THE LOVE OF OUR LIFE.   This is our prayer, desire and hope. That God may be our Love over and above all other loves here on earth, so that it would be also possible in heaven.   Let us ask the help of Mother Mary and St. Joseph to help…

31st Sunday of Ordinary Time (B): THE GREATEST COMMANDMENT.


31st Sunday of Ordinary Time (B): THE GREATEST COMMANDMENT OUTLINE Summary of ideas today’s Sunday readings God’s Love for us is the cause which pushes us to love Him and our neighbor If the love of God is within us, we can love even those who do not deserve it.   1. Summary of ideas…

BEHAVE AS LOVERS OF GOD.


BEHAVE AS LOVERS OF GOD. “You shall love the Lord your God with your whole heart and your whole soul and your whole mind.” And St Augustine comments: “What is left of your heart for loving yourself? What is left of your soul, of your mind? He says ‘the whole.’ He who made you requires…

DO IT FOR JESUS!


THE LOVE FOR OUR NEIGHBOR WHICH GOD ASKS OF US MUST BE DONE OUT OF LOVE FOR JESUS. Christianity cannot be reduced to a kind of agency for “doing good”. It is not a mere philanthropy, though noble in itself. It is much more than that. Service of our neighbour acquires supernatural value when it…

POPE FRANCIS: TRUE HAPPINESS IS TO BE WITH THE LORD AND TO LIVE FOR LOVE.


POPE FRANCIS: TRUE HAPPINESS IS TO BE WITH THE LORD AND TO LIVE FOR LOVE. Below you have the Vatican Radio report and the Vatican translation of Pope Francis’ address given on Nov. 1, 2017, Solemnity of All Saints. +++VATICAN RADIO REPORT BEGINS HERE+++ (Vatican Radio) Pope Francis during the Angelus on Wednesday marked the…

HOLINESS IN LITTLE THINGS DONE OUT OF LOVE FOR GOD.


HOLINESS IN LITTLE THINGS DONE OUT OF LOVE FOR GOD. God calls us to holiness. But God counts on our free collaboration, hence, the necessity of  wanting it for love of God above anything else, and fostering the hope that one day, with God’s help, and in spite of our errors, as long as we…

30th Sunday O.T. (A). THE GREATEST COMMANDMENT OF ALL.


30th Sunday O.T. (A). THE GREATEST COMMANDMENT OF ALL: LOVE GOD WITH YOUR ALL. OUTLINE Love what God commands. The love which God asks from us: total and authentic.   “Almighty ever-living God, increase our faith, hope and charity, and make us love what you command, so that we may merit what you promise.” Opening…

Oct. 24: ST. ANTHONY CLARET, BISHOP


Oct. 24 ST. ANTHONY CLARET, BISHOP Born in Spain, St. Anthony Claret (1807-1870) worked as a missionary preacher in Catalonia and the Canary Islands. As Archbishop of Santiago in Cuba, he fought slavery. Later on he was the confessor of the Queen of Spain. He spread the devotion to the Blessed Sacrament and the Immaculate Heart…

SEEK THE LORD IN THE HOLY EUCHARIST


SEEK THE LORD IN THE HOLY EUCHARIST “As a deer longs for flowing streams, so longs my soul for you, O God. My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. When shall I come and behold the face of God? (Psalm 42)” The liturgy applies these words to our eagerness to be united with…