FORWARD, NO MATTER WHAT HAPPENS! CLING TO GOD’S MERCY!

FORWARD, NO MATTER WHAT HAPPENS! CLING TO GOD’S MERCY! “Forward, no matter what happens! Cling tightly to Our Lord’s hand and remember that God does not lose battles. If you should stray from him for any reason, react with the humility that will lead you to begin again and again; to play the role of…

HUMILITY: QUOTES FROM ST. CLEMENT OF ROME AND ST. LEO THE GREAT

HUMILITY: QUOTES FROM ST. CLEMENT OF ROME AND ST. LEO THE GREAT CHRIST BELONGS TO THE HUMBLE “Let us then be humble, brethren, and let us put aside all boasting and ostentation, all anger and fits of wrath, and let us fulfil that which is written … For it is to the humble that Christ…

PRIDE: THE OBSTACLE TO RECEIVE GOD’S MERCY

PRIDE: THE OBSTACLE TO RECEIVE GOD’S MERCY “He has shown strength with his arm, he has scattered the proud in the imagination of their hearts (Lk 1:51).” The above words are taken from Our Lady’s “Magnificat” wherein Mary praises God for having looked upon the lowliness of His handmaid. Humility is the necessary virtue which…

HOLY FAMILY OF NAZARETH, MAY PEACE REIGN IN OUR FAMILY.

HOLY FAMILY OF NAZARETH, MAY PEACE REIGN IN OUR FAMILY.   Our Lord was born in a family to show us the utmost importance of family from the human and supernatural viewpoints. It is logical that differences among family members arise. But let us strive to put the means so that reconciliation and peace would…

WHERE COULD WE FIND GOD’S GREATNESS? IN HIS HUMILITY!

WHERE COULD WE FIND GOD’S GREATNESS?  IN HIS HUMILITY! “The Almighty wants us to know that he is defenseless, that he needs men’s help. From the cradle at Bethlehem, Christ tells you and me that he needs us. He urges us to live a Christian life to the full — a life of self-sacrifice, work…

HUMILITY, NECESSARY TO PLEASE GOD.

HUMILITY, NECESSARY TO PLEASE GOD. St Peter the Apostle speaks to us of the need to be humble if we are to please God. “Clothe yourselves, all of you, with humility toward one another, for “God opposes the proud, but gives grace to the humble, 1 Pet 5:5.” Nothing can separate us from God as…

31st Sunday O.T (A). Jesus wants unity and coherence between our faith and life.

31st Sunday O.T (A) JESUS WANTS COHERENCE BETWEEN OUR FAITH AND LIFE. OUTLINE Jesus detests hypocrisy and desires unity and coherence between one’s words and actions. The dangers of hypocrisy and the beauty of humility.   1. Jesus detests hypocrisy and desires unity and coherence between one’s words and actions. Today’s Sunday readings illumine the…

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…

26th Sunday O.T. (A). IT IS NEVER TOO LATE TO RETURN TO GOD.

26th Sunday O.T. (A). IT IS NEVER TOO LATE TO RETURN TO GOD. OUTLINE 1. SUMMARY OF IDEAS OF TODAYS’ SUNDAY READINGS (FULL READINGS IN http://wp.me/p6k7Mv-2R8 ) 2. WE ARE ALL SINNERS AND WE MUST LISTEN TO THE VOICE OF THE LORD WHO CALLS US TO CONVERSION. 3. THE PARABLE OF THE TWO SONS. IT IS NEVER TOO…