Love

POPE FRANCIS ON LOVE, PREGNANCY AND CHILDREN. THE LOVE OF PARENTS IS THE MEANS BY WHICH GOD OUR FATHER SHOWS HIS OWN LOVE.


POPE FRANCIS ON LOVE, PREGNANCY AND CHILDREN. THE LOVE OF PARENTS IS THE MEANS BY WHICH GOD OUR FATHER SHOWS HIS OWN LOVE. Dear brethren in Christ, below you have some paragraphs of Pope Francis’ Amoris Laetitia which deal with love, pregnancy and children. Especially dedicated to young married couples and in particular expectant parents. Happy reading and meditation and God bless you family! Fr. Rolly Arjonillo, priest of Opus Dei, Catholics striving for Holiness FB page. Hope you like our page []

PARENTS, SPOUSES, CHILDREN, FRIENDS: WANT TO IMPROVE YOUR LOVE? APPLY THESE BEAUTIFUL TIPS FROM POPE FRANCIS.


PARENTS, SPOUSES, CHILDREN, FRIENDS: WANT TO IMPROVE YOUR LOVE? APPLY THESE BEAUTIFUL TIPS FROM POPE FRANCIS. +++ LOVE IS PATIENT. DO NOT ACT ON IMPULSE AND AVOID GIVING OFFENSE. BE COMPASSIONATE: accept the other person even when he or she acts differently than you would like. He has the right to live in this world just as he is (AL 91-92).   LOVE IS KIND. BE AT THE SERVICE OF OTHERS, HELP THEM, DO GOOD TO THEM even if you DO NOT []

POPE FRANCIS’ TOP 20 QUOTES ON LOVE IN THE FAMILY IN AMORIS LAETITIA’S CHAPTER 4. MUST-READ AND MEDITATE BY ALL FAMILY MEMBERS!


POPE FRANCIS’ TOP 20 QUOTES ON LOVE IN THE FAMILY IN AMORIS LAETITIA’S CHAPTER 4. MUST-READ AND MEDITATE BY ALL FAMILY MEMBERS!   Dear brethren in Christ, this summary of Pope Francis’ top 20 quotes on love in the family which is a result of the Pope’s reflection on the Pauline Hymn to Charity, is a MUST-READ, MUST-MEDITATE POST BY THE ENTIRE FAMILY. It would also help you as a QUICK GUIDE BEFORE you read the chapter which I strongly recommend for []

MAY 12: FEAST OF BLESSED ALVARO DEL PORTILLO, BISHOP AND 1st SUCCESSOR OF ST. JOSEMARIA. ASK GOD THROUGH BLESSED ALVARO FOR YOUR FIDELITY TO YOUR DIVINE VOCATION!


MAY 12: FEAST OF BLESSED ALVARO DEL PORTILLO, BISHOP AND 1st  SUCCESSOR OF ST. JOSEMARIA. ASK GOD THROUGH BLESSED ALVARO FOR YOUR FIDELITY TO YOUR DIVINE VOCATION!   On May 12, the Catholic Church will celebrate the feast of Blessed Alvaro del Portillo.  In many cities all over the world where Opus Dei is present, a Solemn Mass will be celebrated in various churches and cathedrals in honor of the Blessed, beatified last September 27, 2014 in Madrid.     Blessed Alvaro []

POPE FRANCIS ON THE KINDNESS OF LOVE.


POPE FRANCIS ON THE KINDNESS OF LOVE. As a continuation of Pope Francis’ explanation of the Pauline Hymn to Charity, he affirms in “Amoris laetitia,” nn. 93-94 that love, which is KIND, is at the SERVICE OF OTHERS. “’Patience’ is not a completely passive attitude, but one accompanied by activity, by a dynamic and creative interaction with others. The word indicates that love BENEFITS and HELPS others. For this reason, it is translated as “kind”; love is EVER READY TO BE OF []

POPE FRANCIS ON THE PATIENCE OF LOVE.


POPE FRANCIS ON THE PATIENCE OF LOVE. In “Amoris laetitia” nn. 91-92, Pope Francis explains why love is patient which all members of the family should meditate upon. I quote: “This does not simply have to do with ‘enduring all things’… It refers, then, to the quality of one who does not act on impulse and avoids giving offense. [It] does not mean letting ourselves be constantly mistreated, tolerating physical aggression or allowing other people to use us. We encounter problems whenever []

6TH SUNDAY OF EASTER (C). THE INSEPARABLE LINK BETWEEN FULFILLING GOD’S COMMANDMENTS AND HIS PRESENCE IN OUR SOUL.


6TH SUNDAY OF EASTER (C). THE INSEPARABLE LINK BETWEEN FULFILLING GOD’S COMMANDMENTS AND HIS PRESENCE IN OUR SOUL.   Dear brethren in Christ, today’s Gospel reading (Jn 14:23–29) is a beautiful revelation of the Mystery of the Holy Trinity when Jesus openly talks about God the Father and God the Holy Spirit. It also reminds us of the following ideas: IN ORDER FOR GOD TO INHABIT IN OUR SOUL, IT IS NECESSARY THAT, OUT OF LOVE, WE FULFILL HIS COMMANDMENTS FOR THEY []

DON’T BE AN INGRATE. THANK OUR LORD DAILY!


DON’T BE AN INGRATE. THANK OUR LORD DAILY!     Dear friends, are we grateful to God who is the source of all gifts, graces and benefits? Do we thank Him everyday?   In a recent homily, Pope Francis said:     “Look to the Lord, who is never outdone in generosity. We receive so many gifts from him, and every day we should thank him… Let me ask you something. Do you thank the Lord every day? Even if we forget []