HOLY FAMILY OF NAZARETH, PROTECT OUR FAMILIES!


HOLY FAMILY OF NAZARETH, PROTECT OUR FAMILIES! The fact that Jesus entered into the world in and through a family is utterly significant: He wishes to show us  the indispensable role of the family for the salvation of each and every member who compose it. Let us all make our own family an effective means…

21st Sunday O.T. C. JESUS IS THE NARROW GATE WHICH LEADS TO SALVATION.


21st Sunday O.T. C. JESUS IS THE NARROW GATE WHICH LEADS TO SALVATION. Dear brethren in Christ, this Sunday’s Gospel invites us to reflect on the theme of salvation and the narrow gate. Pope Francis, in his Angelus speech (Aug. 25, 2013) said: “Jesus is going up from Galilee to the city of Jerusalem, and…

21st Sunday O.T. C. THE QUESTION ON SALVATION: ENTER BY THE NARROW GATE.


21st Sunday O.T. C THE QUESTION ON SALVATION: ENTER BY THE NARROW GATE. Dear brethren in Christ, today’s Sunday liturgy brings us to the question of salvation. God’s plan of salvation involves two fundamental points: (1) Firstly, salvation and the Kingdom of God are open to all men (1st reading and Gospel); (2) At the…

ARE YOU SAVED? HOW A CATHOLIC MUST RESPOND.


ARE YOU SAVED? HOW A CATHOLIC MUST RESPOND.   “ARE YOU SAVED?” This is a typical question a fundamentalist or Born-again Christian poses to Catholics. As we all know they (the Born-again and some fundamentalist/evangelical protestants, and other sects) believe that their salvation comes from -the Lutheran tenet which posits that- the mere acceptance of…

Pope Francis: SALVATION COMES FROM LITTLE THINGS.


Pope Francis SALVATION COMES FROM LITTLE THINGS. In his daily morning Mass homily at Santa Marta, Pope Francis reminded the faithful that SALVATION COMES FROM THE SMALL AND SIMPLE THINGS OF GOD. “When Jesus proposed the way of salvation, He never spoke of great things,” but about “little things.” These are “the two pillars of…