ADORE, LOVE AND RECEIVE JESUS TRULY PRESENT IN THE HOLY EUCHARIST Today’s Gospel taken from the Gospel of Mark 3: 1-12, recounts how Jesus “had cured many and, as a result, those who had diseases were pressing upon him to touch him.” We do not have the same luck as those Jews who were able to physically see and touch Our Lord Jesus Christ in person, but WE MUST NOT FORGET THAT JESUS, who lived more than 2000 years ago in […]
Pope Francis’ Homily at Santa Marta (Jan. 19, 2016): “NO SAINT IS WITHOUT SIN, NO SINNER WITHOUT A FUTURE.”
Pope Francis’ Homily at Santa Marta (Jan. 19, 2016): “NO SAINT IS WITHOUT SIN, NO SINNER WITHOUT A FUTURE.” In his Jan. 19 Homily at Santa Marta, Pope Francis recounted the vocation of David, as King of Israel and took advantage of the occasion of reminding us that ALL OF US “HAVE ALL BEEN CHOSEN BY THE LORD TO BE BAPTIZED, TO BE PART OF HIS PEOPLE, TO BE SAINTS” and that “THERE IS NO SAINT WITHOUT SIN AND NO SINNER WITHOUT […]
POPE FRANCIS ON CONFESSION AND CONFESSORS Dear friends, below you have a beautiful article regarding some ideas contained in Pope Francis’ new book, “The Name of God is Mercy” in which he gives important pointers for confessors and at the same time, wonderful ideas on the Sacrament of Mercy, the Sacrament of Confession. Regarding the insufficiency of the argument of a direct confession to God and about the importance of going to confession to a priest, Pope Francis said that PRIESTS AND […]
JESUS DOES NOT WANT MERE ADMIRERS. HE WANTS ENAMOURED AND FAITHFUL FOLLOWERS. As a recently ordained priest, I came upon an article in a Spanish Catholic magazine, in which the author cited an idea which was engraved in my mind and which I have often used in my preaching. The idea, which he attributed to a German philosopher, is as follows: JESUS DOES NOT WANT MERE ADMIRERS. HE WANTS ENAMOURED AND FAITHFUL FOLLOWERS. Our Lord Jesus Christ came into the world to […]
POPE FRANCIS ON GOD’S LOVE, MERCY AND EMBRACE (Vatican Radio) Pope Francis said on Friday that the embrace of God’s love has the power to silence all our sins, no matter how many. He stressed that not all love comes from God but He is the true love. The Pope’s words came during his homily at the morning Mass celebrated in the Santa Marta residence. Taking his cue from the gospel reading from the letter of John the Apostle, Pope Francis’s […]
ON LOVE FOR GOD AND DAILY INTERIOR STRUGGLE: Want To Advance In Your Love For God Daily? Make Jesus Happy By Saying “No” To Yourself In The Little Things Of Each Day. King Arthur & the Dwarf.
ON LOVE FOR GOD AND DAILY INTERIOR STRUGGLE: Want To Advance In Your Love For God Daily? Make Jesus Happy By Saying “No” To Yourself In The Little Things Of Each Day. King Arthur & the Dwarf. Dear friends, another year has just begun, a motive of thanksgiving to God for giving us a new opportunity to grow in our love for Him. As St. Josemaria said, “I want to talk to you about time, that passes so swiftly… For us […]
ON CHRISTMAS DAY: HAPPY BIRTHDAY, DEAREST JESUS! A HAPPY AND HOLY CHRISTMAS TO ALL! Dear Baby Jesus, after 4 weeks of interior […]
POPE FRANCIS: “WHY A JUBILEE OF MERCY?” Dear friends, in yesterday’s General Audience, Pope Francis beautifully explained the reasons why we are celebrating this year a Jubilee of Mercy. He underlined the following ideas which are worthwhile to reflect upon in our personal prayer. “The Church is called to offer her particular contribution, rendering visible the signs of the presence and closeness of God. And the Jubilee is a favorable time for all of us because, by contemplating the Divine Mercy, which surpasses […]
December 8: THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION OF MARY Dear friends: Happy Feast of the Immaculate Conception of Mary! As we have said […]
TOP 12 IDEAS OF MISERICORDIAE VULTUS (FACE OF MERCY), Pope Francis’ Bull Of Indiction For The Extraordinary Jubilee Of Mercy.
TOP 12 IDEAS OF MISERICORDIAE VULTUS (FACE OF MERCY), Pope Francis’ Bull Of Indiction For The Extraordinary Jubilee Of Mercy Dear friends, on December 8, 2015, Feast of the Immaculate Conception and the 50th Anniversary of the closing session of the Second Vatican Council, the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy will commence with the opening of the Holy Door of the Basilica of St. Peter in Vatican City, as Pope Francis announced in the beautiful, poignant and powerful document in “Misericordiae Vultus”, […]