FORGIVE AND YOU WILL BE FORGIVEN (Lk 6:37).


FORGIVE AND YOU WILL BE FORGIVEN (Lk 6:37) This is the attitude of the true disciple of Christ. The greatness of man, the authentic realization of his being, lies in imitating Christ, our model. God’s mercy is necessary to judge others with God’s compassion, overcoming a mere human parameter. St. Augustine comments: “See, brothers, how…

1ST SUNDAY OF LENT (B). JESUS PREVAILED OVER THE TEMPTATIONS.


1ST SUNDAY OF LENT (B). JESUS PREVAILED OVER THE TEMPTATIONS. OUTLINE MAIN IDEAS OF TODAY’S SUNDAY LITURGY GOSPEL REFLECTION (Mk 1:12-15)   1. MAIN IDEAS OF TODAY’S SUNDAY LITURGY Through baptism we were saved as Noah and his own in the ark (1st and 2nd readings). In this time of Lent, we need to rekindle…

POPE FRANCIS: LET US REMEMBER THE DATE OF OUR BAPTISM.


POPE FRANCIS ON THE FEAST OF THE BAPTISM OF OUR LORD (2018): Remember the date of your Baptism, the date of great forgiveness. Below you have a great read of Pope Francis’ Angelus address given on January 7, 2018 to the crowds gathered in St. Peter’s Square. +++ Before the Angelus: Dear Brothers and Sisters,…

THE BAPTISM OF OUR LORD. Mass readings Year B.


THE BAPTISM OF THE LORD [Feast]. Sunday after Jan. 6. Mass readings Year B. First Sunday in Ordinary Time READING I Is 42:1–4, 6–7 [or Is 55:1–11 or 1 Jn 5:1–9] Thus says the Lord: Here is my servant whom I uphold, my chosen one with whom I am pleased, upon whom I have put…