Spirituality

POPE FRANCIS ON THE MISSION OF THE FAMILY: WELCOME JESUS AND MAKE ROOM FOR HIM IN YOUR PERSONAL, CONJUGAL AND FAMILY LIFE!


POPE FRANCIS ON THE MISSION OF THE FAMILY:   WELCOME JESUS  AND  MAKE ROOM FOR HIM IN YOUR PERSONAL, CONJUGAL AND FAMILY LIFE!   Dear brethren in Christ, parents and children: IS GOD THE CENTER OF YOUR LIFE, OF YOUR MARRIAGE, YOUR FAMILY,  YOUR HOME? A family centered in Christ will always be a strong one where love, forgiveness, self-giving and service would be possible. It doesn’t mean that the usual ordinary misunderstandings and errors would be inexistent. Rather, the fact that []

POPE FRANCIS’ TIPS ON SPIRITUAL AND FAMILY LIFE.


POPE FRANCIS’ TIPS ON SPIRITUAL AND FAMILY LIFE. In his audience with the Vatican employees on Dec. 22, 2014, Pope Francis gave them and all of us as well 10 important reminders, the first two of which are: 1. “Take care of your spiritual life, your relationship with God, because this is the backbone of everything we do and everything we are.” 2. “Take care of your family life, giving your children and loved ones not just money, but most of all []

POPE FRANCIS ON FAMILY LIFE 2: WORK. “May God grant us to receive his call to work with joy and hope, to give dignity to oneself and to one’s family.”


POPE FRANCIS ON FAMILY LIFE 2: WORK. “May God grant us to receive his call to work with joy and hope, to give dignity to oneself and to one’s family.” Dear friends, the following are Pope Francis’ words regarding work and family life which I hope you’ll have time to read and meditate. In his speech, Pope Francis reminded us that prayer and work are compatible and harmonious realities with family life. “May God grant us to receive his call to work []

Welcome to Catholics Striving for Holiness!


This page offers Catholic spiritual resources, advices and posts aimed at helping all Catholics who are striving to respond generously to God’s universal call to Holiness, as proclaimed by the Second Vatican Council in its Conciliar document, Lumen gentium, n. 39-42. Fr. Rolando Arjonillo Boquiren, priest of Opus Dei. BRIEF INFORMATION -Doctor of Sacred Theology, Universidad de Navarra (Pamplona, Spain). Doctoral Thesis awarded Premio Extraordinario nº 1 (1996). -University of the Philippines, College of Medicine, 1986-1990. Completed Medicine Proper. Belongs to UPCM Batch 1991. Left during internship (1991) []