Annunciation of the Lord
Gospel of Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord 26 “In the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God to a city of Galilee named Nazareth, 27 to a virgin betrothed to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David; and the virgin’s name was Mary. 28 “And He came to her and said, […]
Examination of Conscience
Examination of Conscience The human soul: with what should it be compared? Those who think that our soul is like a vehicle that only needs a tune-up once in a while are greatly deceived… On the contrary, the spiritual life is like a garden that requires continuous care, for defects may spring up in the […]
Ash Wednesday – Remember That You Are Dust… As we have already seen on previous occasions, the rich Liturgy of the Church wisely guides us throughout the year so that we can derive a specific spiritual benefit from each event. One of the times in which this occurs with greater intensity is the Lenten Season, […]
Lent Turning the pages of the Gospels, we are moved when we contemplate the marvels Our Saviour accomplished when He “became flesh and dwelt among us” (Jn 1:14). Impelled by infinite love, He brought us the Good News and confirmed it by countless miracles, not limited to restoring a natural well-being to the ailing, but aimed principally […]
Feast of the Presentation of the Lord
Feast of the Presentation of the Lord Let us now see how we can find in today’s Gospel an excellent way of saying our prayers well. Some people are greatly mistaken, imagining that many methods are necessary to pray well. We see them become distressed for this reason, laboriously striving for some particular art which […]
Solemnity of the Epiphany Considerations on the Solemnity of the Epiphany – “We have seen His star in the East, and have come to worship Him” The portrayal of Our Lord Jesus Christ’s birth has always been a main theme in sacred art, as well as an important instrument for catechesis on the mystery of […]
In Bethlehem, Heaven and Earth Meet
This was the moment that all mankind was somehow awaiting: when God would take care of us, when the world would be saved and God would renew all things.
The Assumption of the Virgin Mary into Heaven
The feast of the Assumption is celebrated every year on August 15th. This commemoration is an invitation to meditate about the ineffable glory of the Virgin Mary, the Paradise of God.
The Transfiguration of the Lord
The Gospel according to St. Matthew, Chapter 17 1 Six days later, Jesus took with him Peter and James and his brother John and led them up a high mountain, by themselves. 2 And he was transfigured before them, and his face shone like the sun, and his clothes became dazzling white. 3 Suddenly there […]
Sacred Heart of Jesus
The many evils that beset the world require that we seek help from the only One who can remove them. We must place all our hopes in the Sacred Heart; we must pray to Him for salvation.