HOLINESS IN DAILY TASKS DONE OUT OF LOVE Dear friends, it’s helpful to be reminded once in a while that God awaits for us in each moment during the day to convert all our activities into palpable means of seeking, finding and loving Him, whether at home, at work, at school, at rest, in social gatherings, or even when we’re alone…God is there! It is up to us to find God, the divine in our secular tasks, and to elevate and divinize […]
October 15 ST. TERESA OF AVILA Virgin and Doctor of the Church Dear friends, on Oct. 15, we will be celebrating the 500th Anniversary of the Birth of St. Teresa of Avila, one of the greatest Spanish saints not only known for her outstanding works of mysticism but also of the reform she initiated in the Carmelite Order bring to the renewal of the entire religious and ecclesiastical community in the spirit of the Council of Trent, all these without suffering numerous […]
DO PERFECT MARRIAGES EXIST? I’m inclined to think otherwise, in so far as the subjects are concerned, because we human beings are […]
POPE FRANCIS Pope Francis on Parents as Co-creators With and Of God’s Love. Dear friends, in last Sunday’s Angelus, Pope Francis, commenting on the Gospel of the 27th Sunday of Ordinary time (Oct. 4, 2015) said that: Parents “PARTICIPATE IN THE CREATIVE POWER OF GOD HIMSELF. BUT BE CAREFUL! GOD IS LOVE, AND ONE TAKES PART IN HIS WORK WHEN ONE LOVES WITH HIM AND LIKE HIM. To this end – as Saint Paul says – love has been poured into our hearts through the […]
POPE FRANCIS ON FAMILY, SOCIETY AND CHURCH: There is a need to foster the “family spirit” everywhere.
POPE FRANCIS ON FAMILY, SOCIETY AND CHURCH Dear friends, in today’s General Audience, Pope Francis underlined the importance of the family in […]
Oct. 4: ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI Dear friends, this year, the memorial of St. Francis of Assisi falls on a Sunday which […]
Sept. 23: HAPPY FEAST DAY OF ST. PIO PIETRELCINA! 216 Spiritual quotes from Padre Pio for your meditation.
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WANT TO KNOW AND FALL IN LOVE WITH JESUS CHRIST? READ THE GOSPEL DAILY. Dear friends, AS CHRISTIANS, FOLLOWERS OF CHRIST, OUR LORD EXPECTS FROM EACH ONE OF US AN INTIMATE LOVING RELATIONSHIP, FOR THIS IS WHAT MATTERS IN THE END, FOR HE IS “THE WAY, THE TRUTH AND THE LIFE (Jn 14:6)” WHICH LEADS TO ETERNAL HAPPINESS. St. Josemaria, in “Friends of God,” n. 12 said: “..you might achieve spectacular success in society, in public affairs, in your own careers, if […]
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 the Nativity of our Mother the Virgin. God extolled Mary entrusting to her the highest mission ever given to any creature: to be the Mother of God. […]
Sept. 14: EXALTATION OF THE HOLY CROSS. The Holy Cross is the expression of Our Lord’s immense love for us, of life, of joy, of victory over death, sin and evil.
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