Youth

Students with disabilities video chat with Pope Francis (from Rome reports)


 Every one of us has a gift inside us…Let us not keep it to ourself but share it to others and our treasures will be multiplied. (ROME REPORTS FEB 2, 2015) It’s not everyday that one can video chat with the Pope, but that’s exactly what happened on Thursday afternoon. Special needs students from the U.S, Spain, India and Brazil talked with the Popeabout how they deal with their disabilities. Special focus was given on how technology helps them in school. From Nebraska []

ON FRIENDSHIP, THE STANDARD OF THE DEVIL AND THE STANDARD OF CHRIST, AND TRUE HAPPINESS. Pope Francis’ to Youth (Paraguay, 12 July 2015)


ON FRIENDSHIP, THE STANDARD OF THE DEVIL AND THE STANDARD OF CHRIST, AND TRUE HAPPINESS. Pope Francis’  to Youth (Paraguay, 12 July 2015) Dear friends, I encourage you to read and meditate these wonderful insights of the Holy Father. In it, he speaks about friends, the difference between the standards of the devil and of Jesus, and where true happiness can be found. Happy reading and meditation! God bless you and your loved ones! ************* Dear Young People, I am happy to []

JUNE 26: HAPPY FEASTDAY OF ST. JOSEMARIA! “Understand this well: there is something holy, something divine, hidden in the most ordinary situations, and it is up to each one of you to discover it.”


JUNE 26: HAPPY FEASTDAY OF ST. JOSEMARIA! Today, a lot of people all over the world elevate their hearts to the Most Blessed Trinity in thanksgiving for the total self-giving and generosity of a one man in fulfilling God’s will of proclaiming to the world that all faithful are called to holiness in the most ordinary situations of daily life. God is calling you to serve Him in and from the ordinary, material and secular activities of human life. He waits for []

ANXIOUS AND WORRIED? TRUST IN GOD AND IN HIS DIVINE PROVIDENCE!


TRUST IN GOD: ON ANXIETY AND WORRIES AND DIVINE PROVIDENCE Many times in our life, we get so anxious and worried about so many things: financial difficulties, health problems, family problems, the future, or even the past (!)…and this is but a normal human reaction. Nevertheless, we Christians must learn to go beyond a merely human viewpoint, i.e., to see things with the eyes of faith which leads us to be convinced that God is in charge of everything. The only thing []

WHAT IS LOVE? TRUE LOVE IS A CHASTE LOVE! Pope Francis to youth in Turin (June 21, 2015)


WHAT IS LOVE? TRUE LOVE IS CHASTE LOVE! POPE FRANCIS TO YOUTH IN TURIN In his address to the youth of Turin during his Pastoral Visit this weekend, Pope Francis delineated the characteristics of true love. Briefly, Pope Francis told the young people gathered for the occasion saying that TRUE LOVE: Is more in DEEDS that in words; It COMMUNICATES. It LISTENS and ANSWERS. It is lived in a communion. It is not a romantic fleeting moment; It RESPECTS PEOPLE, IT DOES NOT []

FAITH IN GOD IN THE MIDST OF THE STRUGGLES AND DIFFICULTIES OF DAILY LIFE. 12th Sunday of Ordinary Time (B): The Calming of the Storm.


FAITH IN GOD IN THE MIDST OF THE STRUGGLES AND DIFFICULTIES OF DAILY LIFE. 12th Sunday of Ordinary Time (B): The Calming of the Storm. This Sunday’s Gospel narrates to us the episode of calming of the storm wherein we find Jesus taking his Apostles to the other side of the lake in a boat (Mc 4:35-40). Then, a great storm of arose such the boat was already filling.  But Jesus was asleep so they woke him and said to him, ‘Teacher, []