Consecrated life

MAY 12: FEAST OF BLESSED ALVARO DEL PORTILLO, BISHOP AND 1st SUCCESSOR OF ST. JOSEMARIA. ASK GOD THROUGH BLESSED ALVARO FOR YOUR FIDELITY TO YOUR DIVINE VOCATION!


MAY 12: FEAST OF BLESSED ALVARO DEL PORTILLO, BISHOP AND 1st  SUCCESSOR OF ST. JOSEMARIA. ASK GOD THROUGH BLESSED ALVARO FOR YOUR FIDELITY TO YOUR DIVINE VOCATION!   On May 12, the Catholic Church will celebrate the feast of Blessed Alvaro del Portillo.  In many cities all over the world where Opus Dei is present, a Solemn Mass will be celebrated in various churches and cathedrals in honor of the Blessed, beatified last September 27, 2014 in Madrid.     Blessed Alvaro []

4TH SUNDAY OF EASTER: GOOD SHEPHERD SUNDAY AND WORLD DAY OF PRAYER FOR VOCATIONS.


4TH SUNDAY OF EASTER: GOOD SHEPHERD SUNDAY AND WORLD DAY OF PRAYER FOR VOCATIONS This coming Sunday is the Good Shepherd Sunday, which is at the same time the World Day of Prayer for Vocations. In the Gospel of the Mass (Jn 10:11–18), Jesus presents Himself as the Good Shepherd of His flock which is the entire human race, non-Christians included. As the Good Shepherd: He “lays down his life for the sheep”; He knows his flock and his flock knows him; []

53RD WORLD DAY OF PRAYER FOR VOCATIONS. POPE FRANCIS’ MESSAGE.


POPE FRANCIS’ MESSAGE ON THE OCCASION OF THE 53RD WORLD DAY OF PRAYER FOR VOCATIONS Dear brethren in Christ, on April 17, 2016, the fourth Sunday of Easter, the Church will celebrate the 53rd World Day of Prayer for Vocations. This year’s theme is: “The Church, Mother of Vocations.” Below you’ll find the Vatican-provided official translation of the Pope’s message: +++ The Church, Mother of Vocations Dear Brothers and Sisters, It is my great hope that, during the course of this Extraordinary []

PRAY FOR THE HOLINESS & FIDELITY OF ALL THE MEN AND WOMEN OF GOD.


PRAY FOR THE HOLINESS & FIDELITY OF ALL THE MEN AND WOMEN OF GOD   Nobody in this world is exempt from the snares of the devil and his temptations. As Jesus Himself was tempted in the desert for 40 days, MEN AND WOMEN WHO −FOR LOVE!−, HAVE GIVEN THEMSELVES FULLY TO THE SERVICE OF GOD, THE CHURCH AND ALL SOULS, (priests, nuns, monks, missionaries…) ARE NOT IMMUNE TO TEMPTATIONS OF THE EYES, THE WORLD AND THE FLESH. This inevitable fact should []