BEATITUDES 8: BLESSED ARE THE PERSECUTED.


BEATITUDES 8: BLESSED ARE THE PERSECUTED. In the picture, you see displaced Iraqi Christians pray, light candles for a religious service in Arbil, northern Iraq. “What this Beatitude means, then, is: blessed are those who are persecuted because they are holy, or because they are striving to be holy, for theirs is the Kingdom of…

August 27: ST. MONICA. Patroness of Mothers, Married Women and Widows.


  August 27: ST. MONICA. Patroness of Mothers, Married Women and Widows. Outline St. Monica’s sufferings as a wife and mother. The fruits of her perseverance in prayer. Prayer to Saint Monica Our prayer and gratitude for all wives and mothers. Today we celebrate the memorial of St. Monica. She is the persistent, determined, patient…

20th Sunday O.T. (C) FIDELITY AT THE HOUR OF TRIBULATION.


20th Sunday O.T. (C) FIDELITY AT THE HOUR OF TRIBULATION.  Dear brethren in Christ, today’s Sunday liturgy reminds us to be faithful and persevering at the hour of trial, tribulation and persecution as shown to us by Jeremiah’s example (1st reading); as St. Paul exhorted the Hebrews to persevere in faith weathering the cross and…

FILIPINO CATHOLICS: YOU ARE A NEW DAWN OF HOPE! Papal Legate Praises Filipino Catholics’ Strong Faith and Urged Them to “Go To All The Corners Of The Earth” “to Be A Prophet To The Nations.”


FILIPINO CATHOLICS: YOU ARE A NEW DAWN OF HOPE! Papal Legate Praises Filipino Catholics’ Strong Faith and Urged Them to “Go To All The Corners Of The Earth” “to Be A Prophet To The Nations.” Dear kababayans, we have just witnessed the conclusion of the 51st International Eucharistic Congress and as a Filipino living outside…