LENT, A TIME FOR FORGIVENESS AND RECONCILIATION (St. Leo the Great).


LENT, A TIME FOR FORGIVENESS AND RECONCILIATION (St. Leo the Great) “Go first and be reconciled with your brother (Mt 5:24).” Christian repentance is demonstrated above all in the desire to practice the virtues of justice and of charity. Lent is the most appropriate time for forgiving and for reconciliation. It is not coherent to…

2nd Sunday of Lent (B). MASS READINGS.


  2nd Sunday of Lent (B). MASS READINGS. First reading: Gn 22:1–2, 9a, 10–13, 15–18 God put Abraham to the test. He called to him, “Abraham!” “Here I am!” he replied. Then God said: “Take your son Isaac, your only one, whom you love, and go to the land of Moriah. There you shall offer…

Pope Francis: LENT, A JOURNEY OF CONVERSION AND OF STRUGGLE AGAINST EVIL.


Pope Francis: LENT, A JOURNEY OF CONVERSION AND OF STRUGGLE AGAINST EVIL. Below you have the Vatican English translation of the address Pope Francis gave on Feb. 18, 2018 before and after praying the midday Angelus with those gathered in St. Peter’s Square. +++ Before the Angelus: Dear Brothers and Sisters, Good morning! This first…

POPE FRANCIS’ MESSAGE FOR LENT 2018


POPE FRANCIS’ MESSAGE FOR LENT 2018 (Feb. 14, 2018)  “Because of the increase of iniquity, the love of many will grow cold” (Mt 24: 12) Dear Brothers and Sisters, Once again, the Pasch of the Lord draws near! In our preparation for Easter, God in His providence offers us each year the season of Lent…

WANT TO LIVE THE HOLY WEEK THE BEST POSSIBLE WAY? SOME TIPS. Infographic + full text.


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