DAILY FORMS OF FORGIVENESS


DAILY FORMS OF FORGIVENESS Family unity is more than merely living together, just as peace is more than merely the absence of war. In a home or a business, although no major conflicts may be present, subtle walls can sometimes be raised behind which people try to protect themselves from others. These walls can even…

POPE FRANCIS: CHRISTIAN LOVE PRACTICES JUSTICE, OVERCOMES ENMITY ESPECIALLY IN THE FAMILY, AND SAYS NO TO RETALIATION, HATRED AND VIOLENCE. AV summary + text.


POPE FRANCIS: CHRISTIAN LOVE PRACTICES JUSTICE, OVERCOMES ENMITY ESPECIALLY IN THE FAMILY, AND SAYS NO TO RETALIATION, HATRED AND VIOLENCE. AV summary + text. Dear brethren in Christ, below you have a ZENIT translation of the must-read address Pope Francis gave on Feb. 19, 2017 before and after praying the midday Angelus with those gathered…

BEATITUDES EXPLAINED 5: WHAT IS MERCY?


BEATITUDES EXPLAINED 5: WHAT IS MERCY? “Mercy is not just a matter of giving alms to the poor but also OF BEING UNDERSTANDING towards other people’s defects, OVERLOOKING them, HELPING them cope with them and LOVING them despite whatever defects they may have”, but above all, FORGIVING THEM as God forgives us. “Being merciful also…

POPE FRANCIS: PRAY FOR THE LIVING AND THE DEAD. MERCY CONTINUES.


POPE FRANCIS: PRAY FOR THE LIVING AND THE DEAD. MERCY CONTINUES Dear brethren in Christ, below you have the Zenit translation of yesterday’s catechesis given by Pope Francis on the last spiritual work of mercy. It is a must read and meditate for it will help us in our dealings with God and with our…

POPE FRANCIS’ MEDITATION ON JESUS’ WORDS: “I THIRST”.


POPE FRANCIS’ MEDITATION ON JESUS’ WORDS: “I THIRST”. Dear brethren in Christ, during the Ecumenical Prayer Gathering of Christians in Assisi, Pope Francis appealed to quench Jesus’ thirst which is heard again from “the voice of the suffering, the hidden cry of the little innocent ones to whom the light of this world is denied,…

September 4, 2016 ST. TERESA OF CALCUTTA. POPE FRANCIS’ BEAUTIFUL HOMILY: “May our only criterion for action is gratuitous love, free from every ideology…offered freely to everyone without distinction of language, culture, race or religion.”


September 4, 2016 ST. TERESA OF CALCUTTA. POPE FRANCIS’  BEAUTIFUL HOMILY: “May our only criterion for action is gratuitous love, free from every ideology…offered freely to everyone without distinction of language, culture, race or religion.” Dear brethren in Christ, we thank the Most Blessed Trinity for giving the entire Church a new saint who embodies…

AMORIS LAETITIA: AN INVITATION AND ENCOURAGEMENT.


AMORIS LAETITIA: AN INVITATION AND ENCOURAGEMENT “This Exhortation is especially timely in this Jubilee Year of Mercy. First, because it represents an invitation to Christian families to value the gifts of marriage and the family, and to persevere in a love strengthened by the virtues of generosity, commitment, fidelity and patience. Second, because it seeks…