Sacrifice

LET’S PRAY FOR POPE FRANCIS’ APOSTOLIC VISITS TO CUBA (Sept. 19-22) AND THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (Sept 22-27, 2015).


LET’S PRAY FOR POPE FRANCIS’ APOSTOLIC VISITS TO CUBA (Sept. 19-22) AND THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (Sept 22-27, 2015). Dear friends, on the abovementioned dates, the Holy Father will make important Apostolic visits to Cuba and to USA. Let us accompany him closely during these days with abundant prayers and small sacrifices asking the Most Blessed Trinity through the intercession of Our Mother Immaculate, Mother of Charity and St. Joseph for his safety, for the conversion and vocation of many souls []

POPE FRANCIS’ MESSAGE ON THE 24TH WORLD DAY OF THE SICK. What is the Christian attitude towards illness?


POPE FRANCIS’ MESSAGE ON THE 24TH WORLD DAY OF THE SICK What is the Christian attitude towards physical illness? Dear friends, in the previous posts, we have tackled the topic on our vocation as Christians to follow Christ faithfully and the necessity of lovingly taking up his Cross daily. One of the crosses which Our Lord shares to us and lovingly puts on our shoulders is physical illness, whether one’s own or that of a loved one. HOW MUST WE REACT WHEN []

August 10: ST. LAWRENCE, DEACON AND MARTYR. Patron Saint of Cooks, Chefs and Comedians


August 10: ST. LAWRENCE, DEACON AND MARTYR. Patron Saint of Cooks, Chefs and Comedians A Roman deacon, St. Lawrence died four days after Pope Sixtus II, during the persecution of Valerian (3rd century). At the beginning of the month of August, 258, Emperor Valerian issued an imperial edict, commanding that all bishops, priests, and deacons should be immediately put to death. On 6 August, Pope Sixtus II was apprehended in one of the Roamn catacombs, and as he was being led away []

CHRIST’S WAY? THE WAY OF LOVE!


JESUS’ SACRED HEART is the CHIEF SIGN and SYMBOL of HIS IMMENSE and NEVER-ENDING LOVE FOR HUMANITY, pierced for our sins and for our salvation and that this preparation can be summed up by two ideas: LOVE and REPARATION. BUT WHAT ARE THE CHARACTERISTICS OF CHRIST’S LOVE FOR US? We can have a glimpse of these with St. Josemaria’s words: “CHRIST’S WAY CAN BE SUMMED UP IN ONE WORD: LOVE. If we are to love, we must have a BIG HEART and []