WORKS OF MERCY: Palpable manifestation of real love of God and of neighbor on which Christians will be known as real disciples and on which we will be judged.

WORKS OF MERCY: CRITERIA TO KNOW IF WE ARE REAL DISCIPLES OF CHRIST AND ON WHICH WE WILL BE JUDGED In the Bull of Indiction for the Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy, Misericordiae vultus, (Face of Mercy), Pope Francis exhorts us to: Open our hearts, heal the wounds of those who are suffering and who are denied their dignity, console and cure them with solidarity and vigilant care overcoming our indifference, routine, destructive cynicism, hypocrisy and egoism…Let us rediscover the corporal and spiritual []

Welcome to Catholics Striving for Holiness!

This page offers Catholic spiritual resources, advices and posts aimed at helping all Catholics who are striving to respond generously to God’s universal call to Holiness, as proclaimed by the Second Vatican Council in its Conciliar document, Lumen gentium, n. 39-42. Fr. Rolando Arjonillo Boquiren, priest of Opus Dei. BRIEF INFORMATION -Doctor of Sacred Theology, Universidad de Navarra (Pamplona, Spain). Doctoral Thesis awarded Premio Extraordinario nº 1 (1996). -University of the Philippines, College of Medicine, 1986-1990. Completed Medicine Proper. Belongs to UPCM Batch 1991. Left during internship (1991) []