GOOD FRIDAY: “IT IS FINISHED (Jn 19:30).”


GOOD FRIDAY: “IT IS FINISHED(Jn 19:30).” “It was now about the sixth hour, and there was darkness over the whole land until the ninth hour, while the sun’s light failed; and the curtain of the temple was torn in two. Then Jesus, crying with a loud voice, said, ‘Father, into thy hands I commit my…

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…

January 28 St. Thomas Aquinas. CHRIST ON THE CROSS EXEMPLIFIES EVERY VIRTUE.


January 28 ST. THOMAS AQUINAS, PRIEST AND DOCTOR OF THE CHURCH Dear friends, today we celebrate the memorial of St. Thomas Aquinas (1224-1274). St. Thomas  received his education at the Abbey of Monte Cassino and at the University of Naples. In 1244 he joined the Dominican Order. Considered one of the greatest philosophers and theologians…