CHRISTMAS: PUT CHRIST IN THE CENTER.
Secularism, paganism, hedonism, materialism, agnosticism, atheism— words that describe the modern drift of society! That being the case, how easy it really is to forget the true meaning of Christmas! Much more than a feast characterized by buying and selling, eating and drinking, carousing and sinning, it is the celebration of a Person, the greatest Person who ever came to earth, His Birthday and for our salvation. The reason for the season is the Person of JESUS CHRIST!
JESUS means “Saviour”, as the angel announced to Mary— “He will save the people … Read more
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OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE: VIVA MARIA!!!!
Marvellous celebration, explosive with joy, peace, love, and victory— this is the Feast day of Our Lady of Guadalupe! Our Lady appeared in 1531, 4 times, to Saint Juan Diego, healing his ailing(dying) uncle Juan Bernardino, using Saint Juan Diego as her ambassador and messenger. The content of the message? Notify the Bishop Juan Zumarraga that she wanted a church built on the hill of Tepeyak, on the outskirts of the city of Mexico so that she could hear their prayers and through her intercession alleviate their sufferings.
THE SIGN! The Bishop wanted a … Read more
THE IMMACULATE ONE: MARY MOST HOLY!!!!
Every year the church celebrates the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception. This Marian Dogma states that Mary was conceived without the stain of Original Sin. The English poet Wordsworth poetically asserted, “Mary is our tainted nature’s solitary boast.” So that the Human nature of Jesus would be unstained it was convenient, according to the Angelic Doctor St. Thomas Aquinas, that the channel from which He would come to earth would be stainless, most pure, without the slightest contagion of sin— and that Immaculate One is the Blessed Virgin Mary.
Therefore, let us honor, pay … Read more