POPE FRANCIS ON ST. MARY MAGDALENE, THE APOSTLE OF HOPE.


POPE FRANCIS: ST. MARY MAGDALENE, THE APOSTLE OF HOPE. OUTLINE The most genuine bonds are not broken not even by death: one continues to love even if the beloved person has gone forever. Mary Magdalene suffers because of the inexplicable disappearance of Jesus’ body. Every one of us is a story of God’s love. Even…

May 3: STS. PHILIP AND JAMES, APOSTLES


May 3 STS. PHILIP AND JAMES, APOSTLES Like Peter and Andrew, St. Philip was from Bethsaida. He was crucified at Hierapolis in Phrygia where he had preached the Gospel. He introduced St. Bartholomew to Christ. Christ declared to Philip, “He that hath seen me, hath seen the Father… I am in the Father and the…

May 1: ST. JOSEPH, THE WORKER. Summary vid + full text.


May 1 St. Joseph, the Worker Summary vid + full text This feast was instituted in 1955 by Pope Pius XII and is celebrated on May 1, which is the day when labor is honored in many countries. In the Gospel Jesus was called “the son of the carpenter”. This feast reminds us that honest…

ST. PADRE PIO ON THE HOLY ROSARY


ST. PADRE PIO ON THE HOLY ROSARY. Many saints and Popes have recommended to pray the Holy Rosary as it is a prayer which bring us to contemplate the mysteries of Our Lord Jesus Christ through the intercession of Our Blessed Mother. Below you have some quotes of St. Pio addressed to Lucietta Pennelli. -“Today…

May 1: ST. JOSEPH, the Worker. Work as a path to holiness.


MAY 1, ST. JOSEPH THE WORKER. DON’T FORGET THAT YOUR WORK AND DAILY ORDINARY ACTIVITIES ARE A PATH TO HOLINESS! As we prepare to celebrate May 1’s feast, St. Joseph the Worker during which the entire world celebrates the human activity of work, let us remind ourselves that WORK HAS A DIVINE, SANCITFYING VALUE AS…

April 27: OUR LADY OF MONTSERRAT. AV + text. Virolai hymn.


April 27: OUR LADY OF MONTSERRAT Legend tells that in the year 880, on a Saturday night when the sun was going down over Montserrat, some boy shepherds saw a bright light coming down from the sky, accompanied by beautiful music. The following Saturday they returned with their parents. And the vision came to them…

WHY DO CATHOLICS PRAY TO SAINTS? Summary vid + full text.


WHY DO CATHOLICS PRAY TO SAINTS? Summary vid + full text. OUTLINE What we do in our daily life: ask prayers and help from our friends The Saints, as models of prayer, intercessors and friends The doctrine of the sole mediation of Christ does not exclude subordinate mediations.   A young man asked me the…