THE HEAVENS PROCLAIM THE GLORY OF GOD (Ps 18).


THE HEAVENS PROCLAIM THE GLORY OF GOD (Ps 18) God, the Creator of the universe has marked all of his creation as his handiwork. All creatures, whether plant, animal, or mineral, bear a divine imprint and tell us something about God. Therefore by considering created realities, man can and should reach his Creator and through…

“THE KINGDOM OF GOD IS AMONG YOU (Lk 17:21).”


“THE KINGDOM OF GOD IS AMONG YOU.” Asked by the Pharisees when the Kingdom of God would come, Jesus said in reply, “The coming of the Kingdom of God cannot be observed, and no one will announce, ‘Look, here it is,’ or, ‘There it is.’ For behold, the Kingdom of God is among you.” Lk…

DIVINE FILIATION: WE ARE CHILDREN OF GOD.


DIVINE FILIATION: WE ARE CHILDREN OF GOD. Through Baptism it we are born to a life of grace. We are “given power to become children of God … born, not of blood nor of the will of the flesh nor of the will of man, but of God (Jn 1:13).” We are children of God,…

POPE FRANCIS: TRUE HAPPINESS IS TO BE WITH THE LORD AND TO LIVE FOR LOVE.


POPE FRANCIS: TRUE HAPPINESS IS TO BE WITH THE LORD AND TO LIVE FOR LOVE. Below you have the Vatican Radio report and the Vatican translation of Pope Francis’ address given on Nov. 1, 2017, Solemnity of All Saints. +++VATICAN RADIO REPORT BEGINS HERE+++ (Vatican Radio) Pope Francis during the Angelus on Wednesday marked the…

HOLINESS IN LITTLE THINGS DONE OUT OF LOVE FOR GOD.


HOLINESS IN LITTLE THINGS DONE OUT OF LOVE FOR GOD. God calls us to holiness. But God counts on our free collaboration, hence, the necessity of  wanting it for love of God above anything else, and fostering the hope that one day, with God’s help, and in spite of our errors, as long as we…

30th Sunday O.T. (A). THE GREATEST COMMANDMENT OF ALL.


30th Sunday O.T. (A). THE GREATEST COMMANDMENT OF ALL: LOVE GOD WITH YOUR ALL. OUTLINE Love what God commands. The love which God asks from us: total and authentic.   “Almighty ever-living God, increase our faith, hope and charity, and make us love what you command, so that we may merit what you promise.” Opening…

STRIVE TO PLEASE GOD IN EVERYTHING.


STRIVE TO PLEASE GOD IN EVERYTHING. “Grant, Almighty God, that with our thoughts always on the things of the Spirit, we may please you in all that we say and do.” Collect prayer, 7th Sunday O.T. Jesus spent his whole life on earth fulfilling God’s will. My food, he told his disciples, is to do…

SEEK GOD IN THE DEPTHS OF YOUR SOUL IN GRACE.


SEEK GOD IN THE DEPTHS OF YOUR SOUL IN GRACE. “Don’t you know that you yourselves are God’s temple and that God’s Spirit dwells in your midst (1 Cor 3:16)?” “The Blessed Trinity has fallen in love with man (St. Josemaria),” and our thanksgiving should be continuous, for we are united to Christ, we share…

SEEK THE LORD IN THE HOLY EUCHARIST


SEEK THE LORD IN THE HOLY EUCHARIST “As a deer longs for flowing streams, so longs my soul for you, O God. My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. When shall I come and behold the face of God? (Psalm 42)” The liturgy applies these words to our eagerness to be united with…

WHAT IS THE FIRST STEP TO HOLINESS?


THE FIRST STEP TO HOLINESS? TO WANT IT! “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places, just as he chose us in Christ before the foundation of the world to be holy and blameless before him in love….

REASON AND MEASURE FOR LOVING GOD?


REASON AND MEASURE FOR LOVING GOD? St. Bernard responds: “You want me to tell you why God is to be loved and how much. I answer, the reason for loving God is God Himself; and the measure of love due to Him is immeasurable love. Is this plain? Doubtless, to a thoughtful man; but I…