“LORD, RESCUE ME FROM MYSELF (St. Josemaria).”


“LORD, RESCUE ME FROM MYSELF (St. Josemaria).” Dear brethren in Christ, our life till the end will be a struggle to correspond to God’s grace so that He could work and form the image of Jesus Christ in our soul, in our life. We need to ask His indispensable help to overcome our worst enemy:…

POPE FRANCIS On Spirit of Service, Humility and Sacrifice


Pope Francis On the Spirit of Service, Humility and Sacrifice Dear friends, the Church rejoices with the canonization of its new saints, Blesseds Vincenzo Grossi, Maria dell’Immacolata Concezione, Ludovico Martin and Maria Azelia Guérin during the Mass yesterday October 18, 2015 in St. Peter’s Square. During the homily Pope Francis centered his thoughts on Jesus’…

DO PERFECT MARRIAGES EXIST?


DO PERFECT MARRIAGES EXIST? I’m inclined to think otherwise, in so far as the subjects are concerned, because we human beings are imperfect and so thus all human relationships… All marriages face difficulties, ups and downs, trials and problems,… “plates fly” in some marriages, as Pope Francis put it, simply because marriage consists of two…

PopeinUS : REJOICE IN THE LORD ALWAYS! KEEP MOVING FORWARD TO PROCLAIM THE GOSPEL Homily, Canonization of Fr. Junipero (Sept. 23, 2015)


PopeinUS : REJOICE IN THE LORD ALWAYS! KEEP MOVING FORWARD TO PROCLAIM THE GOSPEL  Homily, Canonization of St. Junipero Dear friends, during the canonization of Father Junipero Serra, Pope Francis encouraged the faithful to “rejoice in the Lord always!”, overcoming our tendency towards self-enclosure which leads to apathy. Rather, imitating the example of the St….

August 14. ST. MAXIMILIAN KOLBE, O.F.M. Conv., Martyr. Apostle of Consecration to Mary. Patron Saint of Prisoners, of Those Struggling Against Drug Addiction, Pro-Life Movement and Radio Reporters


  August 14. ST. MAXIMILIAN KOLBE, O.F.M. Conv., Martyr, Apostle of Consecration to Mary. Patron Saint of  Prisoners, of those struggling against Drug Addiction, Pro-Life Movement and Radio Reporters This year, 2016, the Sunday Mass precedes the memorial pf St. Maximilian Kolbe. Nevertheless, we thank God for giving us the example of a saint with…

“REMAIN IN MY LOVE…LOVE ONE ANOTHER AS I LOVE YOU (Jn 15: 9.12).” Christ’s love: A love that totally gives itself in concrete deeds and a love that forgives.


“REMAIN IN MY LOVE…LOVE ONE ANOTHER AS I LOVE YOU (Jn 15: 9.12).” LOVE THAT GIVES AND A LOVE THAT FORGIVES. In a post I uploaded several weeks ago in my Facebook page, someone commented in a seemingly incredulous and pessimistic tone: “Imitate Christ’s virtues?…Really?” Well, in the Gospel, Our Lord Jesus Christ reminds us…