HOLY, NOT EERIE! NOVEMBER, A CALL TO HOLINESS.

NOVEMBER, A CALL TO HOLINESS. The month of November, aside from being the month dedicated to offer suffrages for the faithful departed, and for the holy souls in purgatory, has a more transcendent significance. It is not only the month when we are reminded of our earthly life’s fleeting state, the reality of death, of…

THE FIRST STEP TO HOLINESS? TO WANT IT.

THE FIRST STEP TO HOLINESS? TO WANT IT! “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places, just as he chose us in Christ before the foundation of the world to be holy and blameless before him in love….

BE LIKE CHRIST: THE GOAL OF OUR CHRISTIAN VOCATION.

BE LIKE CHRIST: THE GOAL OF OUR CHRISTIAN VOCATION. “Put on the Lord Jesus Christ,” St Paul urges us. And St John Chrysostom comments: “We say of two friends that one has ‘put on’ the other when there is great love and understanding between them, to the extent that one even takes on the appearance…

BE HOLY, FOR I, YOUR GOD, AM HOLY (Lev 20:26, 1 Pet 1:16)

BE HOLY, FOR I, YOUR GOD, AM HOLY (Lev 20:26, 1 Pet 1:16) God is calling you to serve Him in and from the ordinary, material and secular activities of human life. He waits for us every day, in the laboratory, in the operating theatre, in the army barracks, in the university chair, in the…

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. Josemaria, way back the 1930s when he wrote in the the Way, n. 310: “A secret, an open secret: these world crises are crises of saints. God wants a handful of men ‘of…

POPE FRANCIS: AIM WITH DETERMINATION FOR HOLINESS!

POPE FRANCIS: AIM WITH DETERMINATION FOR HOLINESS!   Dear brethren in Christ, Pope Francis wants us to respond to God’s call to holiness with determination for it is what would bring authentic happiness for God, for each one of us and for the society. Let us allow ourselves to be conquered by God’s grace, love…

“CHRIST IS NOT SO MUCH INTERESTED IN HOW OFTEN IN YOUR LIVES YOU STUMBLE AND FALL, AS IN HOW OFTEN YOU PICK YOURSELVES UP AGAIN.”

THE SAINTS HAVE FALLEN AS WELL, BUT THEY STOOD UP AND BEGAN AGAIN! THIS IS WHAT JESUS WANTS FROM EACH ONE OF US. A beautiful and encouraging quote from our beloved Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI. Fr. Rolly Arjonillo, priest of Opus Dei, CATHOLICS STRIVING FOR HOLINESS. -Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/CatholicsstrivingforHoliness/ -website: http://www.catholicsstrivingforholiness.com -YouTube channel:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcDJHftL07idfLDs9vK6LcA -Blogger: https://catholicsstrivingforholiness.blogspot.com/…