POPE FRANCIS: CHRISTIANS, BEARERS AND AMBASSADORS OF CHRIST.


POPE FRANCIS: CHRISTIANS, BEARERS AND AMBASSADORS OF CHRIST. (Vatican Radio) Pope Francis used his remarks ahead of the traditional Sunday Angelus prayer to reflect on the essential characteristics of Christian missionary discipleship, which he identified as being bound to Our Lord Jesus Christ and being bearers of Him – ambassadors of Christ, as St. Paul…

Jan. 20: St. Sebastian, Martyr. AV prayer and text.


Jan. 20 ST. SEBASTIAN, MARTYR. AV prayer & text. St. Sebastian (d.288), a native of Milan, was an officer in Diocletian’s imperial guard. He became a Christian and encouraged others imprisoned for their faith till he suffered martyrdom. He is commonly depicted tied to a post or tree and shot with arrows. However, he was…

Nov. 30: ST. ANDREW, APOSTLE


November 30: ST. ANDREW, APOSTLE Dear brethren in Christ, Happy Feast of St. Andrew. Born at Bethsaida, he was a disciple of John the Baptist before he became a follower of Christ. He is a man who longed for the Coming of the Messiah. He is characterized by his promptness to follow Christ and his…

POPE FRANCIS. BE BRAVE! FOLLOW CHRIST! BRING SOULS CLOSER TO CHRIST!


POPE FRANCIS: BE BRAVE! FOLLOW CHRIST! BRING SOULS CLOSER TO CHRIST!   Dear brethren in Christ, Pope Francis encouraged those who were present at the Angelus last July 3, 2016 at the St. Peter’s Square to contribute to the Church’s mission by welcoming Christ’s invitation to follow Him. Though not an easy mission for Christ…

2nd Sunday of Easter. CHRIST GIVES HIS MISSION AND POWER TO THE APOSTLES.


2nd Sunday of Easter. CHRIST GIVES HIS MISSION AND POWER TO THE APOSTLES. THE ONE AND ONLY TRUE CHURCH OF CHRIST. The Easter Octave has just concluded. The Church’s liturgy provided us to live with intense joy Christ’s Resurrection. From now on, throughout the Easter season, our Mother Church in her liturgy will unveil in…