Spiritual works of mercy

“MEMORARE” (REMEMBER) PRAYER TO OUR LADY.


THE “MEMORARE” (REMEMBER) PRAYER TO OUR LADY. I learned this prayer when I joined Opus Dei in 1986. We pray it daily for the member who is in most need in whichever part of the globe. Its practice in the Work started after Blessed Alvaro del Portillo, then assigned in his post-Spanish civil war military post in Olot, found himself in a dangerous situation after a mother, who wanted a decent man to marry her daughter, enclosed them all alone in a []

POPE FRANCIS MAKES PLEA FOR PEACE IN SYRIA: DIALOGUE IS THE ONLY PATH WHICH WILL LEAD TO PEACE.


POPE FRANCIS MAKES PLEA FOR PEACE IN SYRIA: DIALOGUE IS THE ONLY PATH WHICH WILL LEAD TO PEACE.   Dear brethren in Christ, it has already been more than four-and-a-half years since the Syrian civil war has started, causing more than 250,000 people dead and 12 million people displaced from their homes.   Let us keep on storming heaven with our daily prayers and sacrifices so that peace would finally prevail in this war-torn country, praying as well for its people who []

THE 7 SPIRITUAL WORKS OF MERCY.


THE 7 SPIRITUAL WORKS OF MERCY. Dear friends, as we are in the Extraordinary Jubilee Year of mercy, it is worthwhile to review the 7 SPIRITUAL WORKS OF MERCY and examine ourselves if we strive to live them in our daily life: The spiritual works of mercy are: 1. To instruct the ignorant; 2. To counsel the doubtful; 3. To admonish sinners or correct those who err 4. To bear wrongs patiently; 5. To forgive offences willingly; 6. To comfort the afflicted; []