THE TRANSFORMING POWER OF MENTAL PRAYER And as he was praying, the appearance of his countenance was altered, and his raiment became […]
ON LOVE FOR GOD AND DAILY INTERIOR STRUGGLE: Want To Advance In Your Love For God Daily? Make Jesus Happy By Saying “No” To Yourself In The Little Things Of Each Day. King Arthur & the Dwarf.
ON LOVE FOR GOD AND DAILY INTERIOR STRUGGLE: Want To Advance In Your Love For God Daily? Make Jesus Happy By Saying “No” To Yourself In The Little Things Of Each Day. King Arthur & the Dwarf. Dear friends, another year has just begun, a motive of thanksgiving to God for giving us a new opportunity to grow in our love for Him. As St. Josemaria said, “I want to talk to you about time, that passes so swiftly… For us […]
Dec. 3: St. Francis Xavier, S.J., Priest. A Man with Great Apostolic Zeal Born in the Castle of Xavier near Sanguesa, in Navarre, Spain, St. Francis Xavier (1506-1552) studied in Paris where he met Ignatius of Loyola and in 1534 joined him as one of his first followers, of the Society of Jesus, commonly known as the Jesuits. St. Francis Xavier had a great apostolic zeal, fruit of his profound interior love for Jesus, such that he wanted to make Him […]
Nov. 30: WHO WAS THE FIRST PERSON EVER TO LIVE THE SEASON OF ADVENT? Novena to the Immaculate Conception. Day 1
On Advent (4): WHO WAS THE FIRST PERSON EVER TO LIVE THE SEASON OF ADVENT? Novena to the Immaculate Conception. In my weekly Catechetical Masses for Grade 4 students in the school where I am one of the chaplains, I always make it a point that the homilies are interactive: I ask the young girls some questions and they, in their candor and simplicity, –admirable traits of children which we adults should never lose –, excitedly reply to all my questions. […]
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ON THE NECESSITY OF INTERIOR STRUGGLE TO FOLLOW CHRIST: Make It a Habit to Say “NO” to Yourself for Love of God.
ON THE NECESSITY OF INTERIOR STRUGGLE TO FOLLOW CHRIST: “If anyone wishes to come after me, he must deny himself and take […]
POPE FRANCIS ON THE CHRISTIAN’S TASK OF DAILY CONVERSION AND INTERIOR STRUGGLE TOWARD THE ENCOUNTER WITH JESUS CHRIST.
POPE FRANCIS ON THE CHRISTIAN’S TASK OF DAILY CONVERSION AND INTERIOR STRUGGLE TOWARDS THE ENCOUNTER WITH JESUS CHRIST. Dear friends, below you have some ideas of Pope Francis’ homily at Santa Marta on Oct. 22, 2015, where he reminded us of our task as Christians to strive daily in order to live a life of holiness with the help of God’s grace. CONVERSION, A DAILY DUTY For a Christian, conversion is a daily duty, a task of everyday life. As St. […]
DO PERFECT MARRIAGES EXIST? I’m inclined to think otherwise, in so far as the subjects are concerned, because we human beings are […]
20th Sunday of Ordinary Time: RECEIVING JESUS IN THE HOLY COMMUNION IS A COMMITMENT TO LIVE HIS LIFE, TO LIVE IN HIM AND FOR HIM.
20th Sunday of Ordinary Time: THE LOGIC OF THE HOLY EUCHARIST. RECEIVING JESUS IN THE HOLY COMMUNION IS A COMMITMENT TO LIVE […]
August 11. St. CLARE OF ASSISI. Founder of Poor Clares. Sister of St. Francis St. Clare (1193-1253) followed the footsteps of her brother, St. Francis of Assisi, especially in the way St. Francis lived the virtue of poverty; she was remarkable for her penitent life. She founded the Order of the Poor Clares. BRIEF PROFILE “Clare was a beautiful Italian noblewoman who became the Foundress of an order of nuns now called “Poor Clares.” When she heard St. Francis of Assisi preach, […]