FORGING OUR PERSONALITY WITH THAT OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST.


FORGING OUR PERSONALITY WITH THAT OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST. The task of building character The action of grace in souls goes hand in hand with growth in human maturity, with perfecting our character. So while cultivating the supernatural virtues, a Christian who seeks holiness will strive to attain the ways of acting and thinking…

MAY WE BE OTHER “CHRISTS,” “CHRIST HIMSELF” TO OTHERS.


MAY WE BE OTHER “CHRISTS,” “CHRIST HIMSELF” TO OTHERS.   Yes, all of us Christians, by virtue of our baptism, have received His grace which incorporated into Christ, and called to follow and imitate Him in the virtues he lived and taught, so as to be His living instruments of His love, mercy, compassion, kindness…towards…

THE IMPORTANCE OF “WANTING THE GOOD.”


THE IMPORTANCE OF “WANTING THE GOOD”. [T]he good towards which the will inclines—and by which this connatural affinity is produced—can be very different from what is perceived from the outside. Two people who carry out the same assignment can be doing two very different things. One may be totally absorbed in not appearing bad in…

WHAT DOES “BEING A GOOD CHRISTIAN” ENTAIL?


WHAT DOES “BEING A GOOD CHRISTIAN” ENTAIL? “[B]eing a good Christian doesn’t simply mean knowing – at a level appropriate to one’s situation in the Church and in society – the Church’s teaching on the sacraments or on prayer, or on general and professional moral norms. The goal is much higher: immersing ourselves in the…

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…

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…

JESUS, MAY I ALWAYS WANT WHAT YOU WANT.


JESUS, MAY I ALWAYS WANT WHAT YOU WANT. Loving God entails identifying our will with His Most Divine Will. May we want what He wants in everyting even if it might cost us our wealth, honor, material possessions…life. For this to be a reality, we need to deny ourselves many times during the day to…

POPE FRANCIS: CHRISTIANS, BEARERS AND AMBASSADORS OF CHRIST.


POPE FRANCIS: CHRISTIANS, BEARERS AND AMBASSADORS OF CHRIST. (Vatican Radio) Pope Francis used his remarks ahead of the traditional Sunday Angelus prayer to reflect on the essential characteristics of Christian missionary discipleship, which he identified as being bound to Our Lord Jesus Christ and being bearers of Him – ambassadors of Christ, as St. Paul…