ST. AUGUSTINE ON AUTHENTIC HAPPINESS AND WORLDLY JOY.


ST. AUGUSTINE ON AUTHENTIC HAPPINESS AND WORLDLY JOY.   “What is it to rejoice in the ‘world’? It is to find delight in evil, in foolishness, in dishonorable and distorted things. In all these things the ‘world’ finds its joy … So, brethren, rejoice in the Lord [Philippians 4:4], not in the world. That is,…

BACK TO THE ESSENTIAL: LOVE GOD, LIVE FOR HIM AND OTHERS.


BACK TO WHAT IS TRULY ESSENTIAL: LIVE FOR AND LOVE GOD AND OTHERS, AND DETACH OURSELVES FROM THE MUNDANE AND MATERIAL.   Dear brethren in Christ, as we prepare ourselves for Christmas, let us ask ourselves if we really liVe for the most essential goal in our life: to live for, with and in God…

August 11: ST. CLARE OF ASSISI. Founder of the Poor Clares.


August 11: ST. CLARE OF ASSISI. Founder of the Poor Clares St. Clare (1193-1253) followed the footsteps of her brother, St. Francis of Assisi, especially in the way St. Francis lived the virtue of poverty; she was remarkable for her penitent life. She founded the Order of the Poor Clares. BRIEF PROFILE “Clare was a…

13th Sunday O.T. (C). GOD’S CALL AND OUR CORRESPONDENCE.


13th Sunday O.T. (C) GOD’S CALL AND OUR CORRESPONDENCE   DIVINE VOCATION AND GENEROUS PERSONAL CORRESPONDENCE: these are the two main ideas highlighted by the 13th Sunday liturgical readings. JESUS INVITES US TO FOLLOW HIM AND THIS INVOLVES TREADING ALONG THE PATH OF RENUNCIATION. Following Him is much more than a euphoric moment: it is…