Love

POPE FRANCIS’ BEAUTIFUL HOMILY JUBILEE MASS FOR TEENS. MUST READ AND MEDITATE FOR ALL! ;D


POPE FRANCIS’ BEAUTIFUL HOMILY JUBILEE MASS FOR TEENS (MUST READ AND MEDITATE FOR ALL!).   Dear brethren in Christ, THIS IS A MUST-READ AND MUST-MEDITATE homily for young and not so young alike 😀   In this homily, Pope Francis touched on love, tenderness, friendship, freedom, self-giving, interior struggle, taking as point of departure Jesus’ new commandment to love one another as He has loved us.   Below you have the Vatican translation of the homily Pope Francis gave at the Mass []

5th Sunday of Easter:THE NOVELTY OF THE GOSPEL. JESUS’ LOVE: “AS I HAVE LOVED YOU.”


5th Sunday of Easter: THE NOVELTY OF THE GOSPEL. JESUS’ LOVE: “AS I HAVE LOVED YOU”   Dear brethren in Christ, today’s Sunday Mass highlights the novelty of the Gospel which restores all things −man, life, history, the entire universe−to God. Easter season constitutes the highest renovation and instauration of all things in Christ which, as fruit of His redeeming work of salvation, paved the way for the NEW MAN and the NEW CREATION: new heaven and earth, where God will dwell []

AMORIS LAETITIA: STRENGTHEN AND DEEPEN YOUR CONJUGAL AND FAMILY LOVE. HYMN TO CHARITY.


AMORIS LAETITIA: STRENGTHEN AND DEEPEN YOUR CONJUGAL AND FAMILY LOVE. HYMN TO CHARITY. Dear brethren in Christ, below you have the first three paragraphs of Pope Francis’ Amoris Laetitia, chapter 4 on the Love in the Family which insists on the necessity to daily nurture and strengthen the love between spouses and among all the members of the family. Let us bring this beautiful Pauline hymn to charity often in our personal prayer and ask God to grant us the virtue of []

AMORIS LAETITIA: AN INVITATION AND ENCOURAGEMENT.


AMORIS LAETITIA: AN INVITATION AND ENCOURAGEMENT “This Exhortation is especially timely in this Jubilee Year of Mercy. First, because it represents an invitation to Christian families to value the gifts of marriage and the family, and to persevere in a love strengthened by the virtues of generosity, commitment, fidelity and patience. Second, because it seeks to encourage everyone to be a sign of mercy and closeness wherever family life remains imperfect or lacks peace and joy (Pope Francis, Amoris Laetitia, 5).” ORIGINAL []

AMORIS LAETITIA (THE JOY OF LOVE): POPE FRANCIS’ POST-SYNODAL APOSTOLIC EXHORTATION. SUMMARY AND DOWNLOAD LINK.


AMORIS LAETITIA (THE JOY OF LOVE): POPE FRANCIS’ POST-SYNODAL APOSTOLIC EXHORTATION. SUMMARY AND DOWNLOAD LINK. Dear brethren in Christ, the much-awaited and prayed for document, the Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation, “Amoris Laetitia (The Joy of Love),” on Marriage and Family has been released. Below is the download link to the full text of the Apostolic Exhortation and a Vatican-provided summary as well. Happy reading and God bless you and your family! Download pdf in: http://w2.vatican.va/content/dam/francesco/pdf/apost_exhortations/documents/papa-francesco_esortazione-ap_20160319_amoris-laetitia_en.pdf +++SUMMARY BEGINS HERE+++ Below is the Vatican-provided summary []

EASTER SUNDAY: CHRIST’S LOVE IS STRONGER THAN DEATH! A Blessed and Joyous Easter to All!


EASTER SUNDAY: CHRIST’S LOVE IS STRONGER THAN DEATH! A Blessed and Joyous Easter to All! “The Lord is truly risen, alleluia. To him be glory and power for all the ages of eternity, alleluia, alleluia (Entrance Antiphon, Easter Sunday,Mass during the day).” St. Augustine once said that it is not difficult to believe that Our Lord died: even the pagans and Jews believe that. The great thing with our faith precisely is to believe that Jesus Christ has resurrected. St. Paul says: “If []

The Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ 5. THE CARRYING OF THE CROSS.


The Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ 5. THE CARRYING OF THE CROSS “Pilate addressed them once more, desiring to release Jesus; but they shouted Out, “Crucify, crucify him!” “A third time he said to them, “Why, what evil has he done? I have found in him no crime deserving death; I will therefore chastise him and release him.”  But they were urgent, demanding with loud cries that he should be crucified. And their voices prevailed.  So Pilate gave sentence that their []

HOLY THURSDAY: “HE LOVED THEM TO THE END (Jn 13:1).”


HOLY THURSDAY: “HE LOVED THEM TO THE END (Jn 13:1)”   The Sacred Paschal Triduum begins during which the Church solemnly celebrates the greatest mysteries of our redemption by means of special celebrations of the Last Supper (Holy Thursday), the Passion and Death of Our Lord (Good Friday), and His Glorious Resurrection (Easter Vigil, Easter Sunday).   On HOLY THURSDAY, we celebrate THE EVENING MASS OF THE LORD’S SUPPER during which three principal mysteries are commemorated, namely:   the institution of the []