JUNE 29: HAPPY FEASTDAY OF STS. PETER AND PAUL! Peter’s Profession of Faith in Jesus’ Divinity and the Primacy of Peter.


JUNE 29: HAPPY FEASTDAY OF STS. PETER AND PAUL! Peter’s Profession of Faith in Jesus’ Divinity and the  Primacy of Peter The Gospel of the June 29 Mass during the day (there is also a Vigil Mass) speaks to us about the PETER’S PROFESSION OF FAITH IN JESUS’ DIVINITY and the  PRIMACY OF PETER: Now when Jesus came into the district of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, “Who do men say that the Son of man is?” And they said, “Some []

JUNE 29: SOLEMNITY OF ST. PETER (First Pope and Prince of the Apostles) & ST. PAUL (Apostle of Gentiles)


JUNE 29: SOLEMNITY OF ST. PETER (FIRST POPE AND PRINCE OF THE APOSTLES) & ST. PAUL (APOSTLE OF GENTILES)   “THESE ARE THE ONES WHO, LIVING IN THE FLESH, PLANTED THE CHURCH WITH THEIR BLOOD; THEY DRANK THE CHALICE OF THE LORD AND BECAME THE FRIENDS OF GOD (Entrance Antiphon, Mass during the day of June 29).” Today, we celebrate the solemnity of Sts. Peter and Paul, the principal pillars of the Church founded by Our Lord Jesus Christ. Let us recall []

THE FIRM & UNDOUBTING FAITH OF JAIRUS AND THE WOMAN WITH HEMORRHAGE. 13TH Sunday of Ordinary Time (B).


THE FAITH OF JAIRUS AND THE WOMAN WITH HEMORRHAGE. 13TH Sunday of Ordinary Time (B). This Sunday’s Gospel presents to us two wonderful miracles performed by Our Lord: the resurrection of Jairus’ daughter and the healing of the woman sick with hemorrhage for 12 years. Both Jairus and the sick woman as well manifested their FIRM FAITH AND ABSOLUTE CONFIDENCE IN JESUS’ OMNIPOTENCE: “Then came one of the rulers of the synagogue, Jairus by name, and seeing him, HE FELL AT HIS []

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 []

PRAYER TO GOD THROUGH THE INTERCESSION OF ST. JOSEMARIA


PRAYER TO GOD THROUGH THE INTERCESSION OF ST. JOSEMARIA For those who need to ask favors from God through the intercession of St. Josemaria, the Patron saint of ordinary life, here’s a PNG file which you can download into your phones, tablets or pcs. Those who want it in PDF format may download it in http://www.stjosemaria.org/prayer-cards/138-prayer-for-the-intercession-of-st-josemaria-escriva “Your daily encounter with Christ takes place right where you work, where your aspirations and your affections are. That is where we must seek sanctity, in the []

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 []

WHO IS ST. JOSEMARIA? FOUNDER OF OPUS DEI. THE PATRON SAINT OF ORDINARY LIFE. A Brief Biography & Link to Schedule of June 26 Masses Worldwide


WHO IS ST. JOSEMARIA? FOUNDER OF OPUS DEI. THE PATRON SAINT OF ORDINARY LIFE. A Brief Biography & Schedule of June 26 Masses Worldwide On June 26, Masses all over the world will be celebrated in honor of St. Josemaria. But who is St. Josemaria? St. Josemaria is the founder of Opus Dei, a Personal Prelature of the Roman Catholic Church. To him I owe a lot since I wouldn’t be who I am today if not for him and you will 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, []