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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 SUNDAY READINGS The readings of today’s Sunday Mass present to us two options from which each person has to choose and coherently live according to his choice []

POPE FRANCIS ON THE IMPORTANCE OF CELEBRATION IN FAMILY LIFE: “Celebration is a precious gift of God; a precious gift that God has made to the human family.”


POPE FRANCIS ON THE IMPORTANCE OF CELEBRATION IN FAMILY LIFE: “Celebration is a precious gift of God; a precious gift that God has made to the human family.” Dear friends: Do we realize the importance of celebration in our family life? This is a very important dimension in family life which Pope Francis tackled during the last week’s General Audience.  During his speech, the Holy Father reminded us that God himself celebrated, took time to contemplate and enjoy a work well done, []

August 15: SOLEMNITY OF THE ASSUMPTION OF OUR LADY. Its Meaning and Consequences in Our Christian Life.


August 15: SOLEMNITY OF THE ASSUMPTION OF OUR LADY Dear friends, Happy Solemnity of the Assumption of Our Lady! The entire Church −triumphant, pilgrim and suffering− rejoices on this great day when the Most Blessed Trinity rewards Our Mother, the Blessed Virgin Mary,  glorifying her at the end of her life on earth. On this regard, I would like to center our reflection on the following ideas: (1) What is the dogma of the Assumption all about?; (2) What are the consequences []

August 10: ST. LAWRENCE, DEACON AND MARTYR. Patron Saint of Cooks, Chefs and Comedians


August 10: ST. LAWRENCE, DEACON AND MARTYR. Patron Saint of Cooks, Chefs and Comedians A Roman deacon, St. Lawrence died four days after Pope Sixtus II, during the persecution of Valerian (3rd century). At the beginning of the month of August, 258, Emperor Valerian issued an imperial edict, commanding that all bishops, priests, and deacons should be immediately put to death. On 6 August, Pope Sixtus II was apprehended in one of the Roamn catacombs, and as he was being led away []