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3rd Sunday of Easter (C): THE CHURCH, PROLONGATION OF CHRIST’S MYSTERY. THE PRIMACY OF PETER.


3rd Sunday of Easter (C): THE CHURCH, PROLONGATION OF CHRIST’S MYSTERY. THE PRIMACY OF PETER.     Dear brethren in Christ, today’s Sunday liturgy offers us an occasion to meditate on the theme of the MYSTERY OF THE CHURCH, THE PROLONGATION OF THE MYSTERY OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST, IN WHICH WE HAVE BEEN INCORPORATED THROUGH THE SACRAMENT OF BAPTISM. During the 50-day Easter celebration, we are reminded that WE ARE LIVING MEMBERS OF THE CHURCH which is a community of RESPONSIBLE []

POPE FRANCIS ON THE CHURCH: SHE MUST BE HUMBLE, POOR & TRUSTING IN THE LORD.


POPE FRANCIS ON THE CHURCH: SHE MUST BE HUMBLE, POOR & TRUSTING IN THE LORD Dear friends, in yesterday’s (Dec. 15, 2015) Santa Marta morning Mass homily, Pope Francis insisted that the Church’s mission is in following the Beatitudes, and that it must be humble, poor & trusting in the Lord. Nevertheless, this would only be possible if each Christian struggles to live the virtues of humility, poverty and trust in the Lord for evidently, the Church is composed of living stones: []

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 []