Ordinary life

THE CHURCH NEEDS….


THE CHURCH NEEDS…. Yes…saints! Men and women living their lives, seeking holiness in their ordinary activities. This idea was expressed by St. []

MOTHER ANGELICA: WORK IT OUT FOR THE MOST IMPORTANT TITLE!


MOTHER ANGELICA: WORK IT OUT FOR THE MOST IMPORTANT TITLE! M.D.? PH.D.? M.B.A.? D.D.?…and so on…Important degrees and titles, fruits of hard labor in order to perhaps succeed in this world. But what really matters in the end and which will mark a successful earthly sojourn which leads to everlasting happiness is the title, ‘ST.’, which God will place before our name when we reach heaven. With God’s grace, let us work it out and daily strive for holiness out of love []

Pope Francis: SALVATION COMES FROM LITTLE THINGS.


Pope Francis SALVATION COMES FROM LITTLE THINGS. In his daily morning Mass homily at Santa Marta, Pope Francis reminded the faithful that SALVATION COMES FROM THE SMALL AND SIMPLE THINGS OF GOD. “When Jesus proposed the way of salvation, He never spoke of great things,” but about “little things.” These are “the two pillars of the Gospel,” that we read about in Matthew: the Beatitudes, and in chapter 25, the final Judgment, where Jesus says, “COME, COME WITH ME BECAUSE YOU HAVE []

HOLINESS IN DAILY TASKS DONE OUT OF LOVE. Seek, find and love God in the little things of each day!


HOLINESS IN DAILY TASKS DONE OUT OF LOVE Dear friends, it’s helpful to be reminded once in a while that God awaits for us in each moment during the day to convert all our activities into palpable means of seeking, finding and loving Him, whether at home, at work, at school, at rest, in social gatherings, or even when we’re alone…God is there! It is up to us to find God, the divine in our secular tasks, and to elevate and divinize []

Oct. 2. OPUS DEI: Anniversary of its foundation (1928)


Oct. 2. ANNIVERSARY OF THE FOUNDATION OF OPUS DEI (1928) It was on Oct. 2, 1928, Feast of the Holy Guardian Angels, while St. Josemaria, a 26 year-old priest doing his spiritual retreat at the Central House of the Vincentians with five other priests, was deep in prayer, when he received a divine inspiration from God, asking him to found Opus Dei, in order to transmit to the entire world the universal call to holiness: God wants us to be holy, to []

JUNE 26: HAPPY FEASTDAY OF ST. JOSEMARIA! “Understand this well: there is something holy, something divine, hidden in the most ordinary situations, and it is up to each one of you to discover it.”


JUNE 26: HAPPY FEASTDAY OF ST. JOSEMARIA! Today, a lot of people all over the world elevate their hearts to the Most Blessed Trinity in thanksgiving for the total self-giving and generosity of a one man in fulfilling God’s will of proclaiming to the world that all faithful are called to holiness in the most ordinary situations of daily life. God is calling you to serve Him in and from the ordinary, material and secular activities of human life. He waits for []