Capital sins

PRIDE: THE OBSTACLE TO RECEIVE GOD’S MERCY “He has shown strength with his arm, he has scattered the proud in the imagination of their hearts (Lk 1:51).”


PRIDE: THE OBSTACLE TO RECEIVE GOD’S MERCY “He has shown strength with his arm, he has scattered the proud in the imagination of their hearts (Lk 1:51).” The above words are taken from Our Lady’s “Magnificat” wherein Mary praises God for having looked upon the lowliness of His handmaid. Humility is the necessary virtue which all men must strive to possess in order to receive God’s grace and mercy. The proud, however, those who want to be regarded as superior to others, []

Pope Francis’ Homily (Ecatapec, Mexico) THE THREE TEMPTATIONS WHICH CORRODE CHRISTIAN LIFE: WEALTH, VANITY AND PRIDE.


Pope Francis’ Homily (Ecatapec, Mexico) THE THREE TEMPTATIONS WHICH CORRODE CHRISTIAN LIFE: WEALTH, VANITY AND PRIDE. Beloved brethren in Christ, below you’ll find Pope Francis’ homily in Ecatapec, Mexico. In his homily, Pope Francis warned us of the three temptations which corrode and destroy our Christian life: wealth, vanity and pride. He encouraged us to take advantage of the gift of Lent which is a time of conversion, always assured that Jesus is waiting for us to heal our hearts. His name []

BEWARE OF ENVY AND ITS EVIL CONSEQUENCES! RATHER, HUMBLY REJOICE IN THE GOOD OF OTHERS!


BEWARE OF ENVY AND ITS EVIL CONSEQUENCES! RATHER, HUMBLY REJOICE IN THE GOOD OF OTHERS!   The meme you see is Léon Cogniet’s painting on the “Massacre of the Innocents (1824)”, which as we all know, was the result of Herod’s greed and envy towards the Child Jesus who had just been born and regarded by the Magi as the King of Israel. In his morning Mass at Santa Marta last January 21, Pope Francis said that those who have the sin []