Pope Francis On the Spirit of Service, Humility and Sacrifice Dear friends, the Church rejoices with the canonization of its new saints, […]
29th Sunday of O.T. (B) Serviam! I will serve! “Almighty ever-living God, grant that we may always conform our will to yours […]
Sept. 23: HAPPY FEAST DAY OF ST. PIO PIETRELCINA! 216 Spiritual quotes from Padre Pio for your meditation.
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Sept. 23. St. PIO OF PIETRELCINA (Padre Pio), Priest, Capuchin, Franciscan friar. His Sufferings. Video summary and St. John Paul II’s Homily During His Canonization (2002).
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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 […]
24th Sunday of Ordinary Time (B): WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO BE A CHRISTIAN? “Whoever wishes to come after me must deny himself, take up his cross, and follow me (Mk 8:34).”
24th Sunday of Ordinary Time (B): WHAT IT TAKES TO BE A FOLLOWER OF CHRIST? Outline SUMMARY OF IDEAS OF TODAY’S READINGS. […]
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 […]
AUGUST 4: St. JOHN MARIA VIANNEY, PATRON SAINT OF PARISH PRIESTS. The Glorious Duty of Man: To Pray and to Love
August 4: ST. JOHN MARIA VIANNEY To Pray and to Love is the Glorious Duty of Man Dear friends, Happy Feast Day […]
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 […]