Self-giving

POPE FRANCIS’ BEAUTIFUL HOMILY JUBILEE MASS FOR TEENS. MUST READ AND MEDITATE FOR ALL! ;D


POPE FRANCIS’ BEAUTIFUL HOMILY JUBILEE MASS FOR TEENS (MUST READ AND MEDITATE FOR ALL!).   Dear brethren in Christ, THIS IS A MUST-READ AND MUST-MEDITATE homily for young and not so young alike 😀   In this homily, Pope Francis touched on love, tenderness, friendship, freedom, self-giving, interior struggle, taking as point of departure Jesus’ new commandment to love one another as He has loved us.   Below you have the Vatican translation of the homily Pope Francis gave at the Mass []

53RD WORLD DAY OF PRAYER FOR VOCATIONS. POPE FRANCIS’ MESSAGE.


POPE FRANCIS’ MESSAGE ON THE OCCASION OF THE 53RD WORLD DAY OF PRAYER FOR VOCATIONS Dear brethren in Christ, on April 17, 2016, the fourth Sunday of Easter, the Church will celebrate the 53rd World Day of Prayer for Vocations. This year’s theme is: “The Church, Mother of Vocations.” Below you’ll find the Vatican-provided official translation of the Pope’s message: +++ The Church, Mother of Vocations Dear Brothers and Sisters, It is my great hope that, during the course of this Extraordinary []

The Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ 6. THE CRUCIFIXION AND DEATH OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST.


The Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ 6. THE CRUCIFIXION AND DEATH OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST. “On the uppermost part of the Cross the reason for the sentence is written: ‘Jesus of Nazareth King of the Jews’ (Jn 19:19). And all who pass by insult him and jeer at him. ‘If he is the king of Israel, let him come down here and now from the cross’ (Mt 27:42). One of the thieves comes to his defence: ‘This man has done []

REST IN PEACE AND PRAY FOR US, Sisters Anselm, Marguerite, Judit and Reginette!


REST IN PEACE AND PRAY FOR US, Sisters Anselm, Marguerite, Judit and Reginette (The martyred nuns of the Missionaries of Charity in Yemen)! Thank you for your loving example of total self-giving to God and to the service of the Church and of the poor! May the blood spilled by your martyrdom gain souls for Christ in heaven and peace among God’s children here on earth! Cordially inviting you to visit and like our FB page inwww.fb.com/CatholicsstrivingforHoliness or sign-up to our website,www.catholicsstrivingforholiness.com, []

ON LOVE FOR GOD AND DAILY INTERIOR STRUGGLE: Want To Advance In Your Love For God Daily? Make Jesus Happy By Saying “No” To Yourself In The Little Things Of Each Day. King Arthur & the Dwarf.


ON LOVE FOR GOD AND DAILY INTERIOR STRUGGLE: Want To Advance In Your Love For God Daily? Make Jesus Happy By Saying “No” To Yourself In The Little Things Of Each Day. King Arthur & the Dwarf.   Dear friends, another year has just begun, a motive of thanksgiving to God for giving us a new opportunity to grow in our love for Him. As St. Josemaria said, “I want to talk to you about time, that passes so swiftly… For us []