All of us are called to holiness! Jesus expressed this clearly: “Be holy as your heavenly Father is holy.” (Mt. 5: 48) Once again, one of the Beatitudes has been interpreted, “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for holiness, for they will be fulfilled.”( Mt. 5:6) Therefore, we should strive to utilize the most efficacious means to attain holiness of life, becoming the “Saint” that God indeed has called us to be!
Patience, patience, and even more patience— if ever there were a virtue most needed by all of us, undoubtedly it would be the virtue of patience. Waiting upon God’s plans; we need patience; supporting painful sicknesses, patience must be at hand; persevering in trying family situations, patience is indispensable; “rolling with the bunches” in the contradictions and setbacks of daily life, we cannot make it without a huge dose of patience!
For that reason Jesus said, “BY YOUR PATIENCE, YOU WILL SAVE YOUR SOULS!” No better example for patience in the world than Our Lord and saviour Jesus … Read more
The following text is a retreat given to “Couples for Christ”. The topic for the Retreat was on the Sacrament of Confession. Hopefully, though the grace of God and through the intercession of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of Mercy, our life our sweetness and our hope, these points and reflections will help you to appreciate more this Sacrament of God’s mercy and have frequent recourse to it as an infinite source of grace, peace and healing. The second reflection is points on how to make a Holy Hour. The primary focus is that Jesus is indeed your “Best Friend” … Read more
At the moment of your Baptism, you were transformed into the living temple of the Most Blessed Trinity. The Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit began to live within your very soul. God became your Father; Jesus became your elder Brother; the Holy Spirit, became your “Friend” and the “Sweet Guest of your soul” (Sequence prayer to the Holy Spirit for Pentecost).
Therefore, your dignity through Baptism, being so sublime, that your final destiny is the eternal Temple of God in Heaven. However, there is one condition, and this condition is of vital importance: do not lose the … Read more