LORD JESUS, MAY I IMITATE YOU IN ALL THAT I DO!

LORD JESUS, MAY I IMITATE YOU IN ALL THAT I DO! Holiness consists in identifying ourselves with Our Lord Jesus Christ with the help of the Holy Spirit and our daily correspondence to live the virtues Our Lord lived and taught during His Life on earth. As St. Josemaria wrote: ” in intentions, may Jesus…

IT IS GOD WHO CALLS AND GIVES US THE GRACE.

GOD CALLS US ALL TO HOLINESS AND HE WILL GIVE US THE GRACE… Pope Francis recently reminded us in Gaudete et exultate of our divince vocation to holiness. Yes, you and I as well, for “This is God’s will, your sanctification.” As such, we must not be afraid of holiness, but rather desire and strive…

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. As mentioned in a previous post, the lesson and the reminder of the month of November which commences with the Solemnity of All Saints is: God calls us to holiness. But God counts on our free collaboration, hence, the necessity of  wanting it for love…

HOLY, NOT EERIE! NOVEMBER, A CALL TO HOLINESS.

NOVEMBER, A CALL TO HOLINESS. The month of November, aside from being the month dedicated to offer suffrages for the faithful departed, and for the holy souls in purgatory, has a more transcendent significance. It is not only the month when we are reminded of our earthly life’s fleeting state, the reality of death, of…

THE FIRST STEP TO HOLINESS? TO WANT IT.

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….

FOSTER THE HOPE OF BEING A SAINT.

FOSTER THE HOPE OF BEING A SAINT Dear brethren in Christ, below you have a quote from St. Josemaria which would help all of us in our struggle to respond to God’s call to holiness. God himself desires that we be saints. In spite of our defects and frequent falls, God continues to help and…

BE LIKE CHRIST: THE GOAL OF OUR CHRISTIAN VOCATION.

BE LIKE CHRIST: THE GOAL OF OUR CHRISTIAN VOCATION. “Put on the Lord Jesus Christ,” St Paul urges us. And St John Chrysostom comments: “We say of two friends that one has ‘put on’ the other when there is great love and understanding between them, to the extent that one even takes on the appearance…