Lenten readings: “THE FRIENDSHIP OF GOD” from St. Irenaeus.


“THE FRIENDSHIP OF GOD” From the Treatise “Against the Heresies” by St. Irenaeus. Our Lord, the Word of God, first drew men to God as servants, but later he freed those made subject to him. He himself testified to this: I do not call you servants any longer, for a servant does not know what his…

POPE FRANCIS ON THE IRREPLACEABLE CONTRIBUTION OF WOMEN IN THE WORLD.


POPE FRANCIS ON THE IRREPLACEABLE CONTRIBUTION OF WOMEN IN THE WORLD. At 11.40 this morning of the 8th of March 2019, in the Consistory Hall of the Apostolic Palace, the Holy Father Francis received in audience a delegation of the American Jewish Committee. In his address, he said: “Today, 8 March, I would also like…

PRAYER TO JESUS CHRIST CRUCIFIED.


PRAYER TO JESUS CHRIST CRUCIFIED. My good and dear Jesus, I kneel before you, asking you most earnestly to engrave upon my heart a deep and lively faith, hope, and charity, with true repentance for my sins,and a firm resolve to make amends. As I reflect upon your five wounds, and dwell upon them with…

THURSDAY DEVOTION TO JESUS IN THE HOLY EUCHARIST.


THURSDAY DEVOTION TO JESUS IN THE MOST HOLY EUCHARIST. Dear brethren in Christ, Happy Thursday! Thursday is the day of devotion to the Most Holy Eucharist as it is when this Sacrament was instituted by Our Lord for the very 1st time during the Last Supper. As such, the entire Catholic Church in its tradition has…

“REPENT.” A letter of Pope St. Clement I to the Corinthians.


“Let the wicked forsake their way,     and the unrighteous their thoughts; let them return to the Lord, that he may have mercy on them,     and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon.” Isaiah 55:7 Have I any pleasure in the death of the wicked, says the Lord God, and not rather that they should turn from…