RESTORE TO ME THE JOY OF YOUR SALVATION


RESTORE TO ME THE JOY OF YOUR SALVATION Tibi, tibi soli peccavi et malum coram te feci – Against thee, thee only, have I sinned, and done that which is evil in thy sight.23 The Holy Spirit, who “will convince the world concerning sin,”24 helps us see that this nostalgia, this yearning, is not just…

SORRY, LORD. HAVE MERCY ON US!


SORRY, LORD. HAVE MERCY ON US! “When we look upon Calvary, where Jesus died, the realisation of our own sins should move us to be sorry, to make a deeper and more mature decision not to offend him again.” St. Josemaria, Forge 402. Lord, may I always have a delicate conscience, humbly acknowledging the wrongs…

Lenten readings: REPENT (BY ST. CLEMENT)


  LENTEN READINGS THE NEED FOR REPENTANCE. It is our loving and merciful God who seeks us out during this time of Lent. If we are to take advantage of this season of Lent as a time of favorable grace, conversión and growth in our love for God, it is indispensable that we must first…

SOLEMNITY OF JESUS CHRIST, KING AND LORD OF THE UNIVERSE (Year C).


SOLEMNITY OF JESUS CHRIST, KING AND LORD OF THE UNIVERSE (Year C) “How worthy is the Lamb who was slain, to receive power and divinity, and wisdom and strength and honor. To him belong glory and authority for ever and ever.” Words of the Entrance Antiphon which the entire Church prays today as we celebrate…

POPE FRANCIS: PLACE THE SACRAMENT OF CONFESSION AT THE CENTER OF LENT.


POPE FRANCIS: PLACE THE SACRAMENT OF CONFESSION AT THE CENTER OF LENT Dear brethren in Christ, in his Bull of Indiction for the Extrajubilar Year of Mercy, “Misericordiae vultus (Face of Mercy),” Pope Francis said that: The season of Lent during this Jubilee Year should also be lived more intensely as a privileged moment to…