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Joy, love and friendship with the Lord

There is a close relationship between joy and charity. The interaction between them is very interesting: Joy left without charity loses its character and inner beauty; charity without joy is incomplete. When we look closer at the nature of joyfulness, we see it as the basic expression of simplicity, purity and meekness of God’s children […]

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Remaining in the Truth of Christ

We are Christians because we adhere to the Lord and we follow him. We know that there is no life in us outside of Christ because he is the true vine and we are its branches. In order to bear fruit we, his branches, are nourished by Christ Words, Body and Blood, and are pruned […]

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Christ, the Good Shepherd.

There are many religions but only one covenant God – Jesus Christ who entered into Heaven via the Cross, who Sacrificed himself and for our sake is fully present in his Body and Blood, Soul and Divinity in the Holy Eucharist. This is the New Covenant which we profess. He accepted rejection and death because […]

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We are people of Easter

Christ is Risen. In Him we find new way of being and acting. Our hope is in the name of the Lord! We are the Easter people and we do not abandon ourselves, and others to despair. We do not give up believing in people’s availability to live according to the Gospel as we see […]

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Divine Mercy Sunday

In order to sense how much God cares for us and for other sinners, let us reflect on the Resurrection of Christ in the light of events of Good Friday. The connection between these two days will help us to live the spirituality of Divine Mercy on daily bases. The Risen, it is the same […]

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May the Easter Alleluia resonate in our hearts

There are those whose hearts are separated from the rest of them. They are filled with bitterness and emptiness, pain, rejection and darkness; deprivation and hunger; disease, war and violence. There are those whose hearts are buried in them.   May the emptiness of the tomb of Jesus open them up to the faith. May […]

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Poem for Holy Week

Your wounds I cannot take pain apart and put myself back together. Am I left alone with the fissure in my heart? I have cried for healing. There is no man. You are not fixing my wounds my Lord. There is bleeding and You have left me Your Cross only. Am I left alone with […]

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Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord

While contemplating the Passion we become closer to Our Lord. Let us be with the Lord in the moment of the rejection. God was rejected. He embraced and picked up all kinds rejections. Some of them have happened to us. Some of them we have showed to others. There are some of us who are […]

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Acceptance of the Cross

Today we see the Lord proclaiming his crucifixion the last time before the Last Supper begins. He explains plainly that He came for this very hour. From today we focus specifically on the role of the cross. At this stage acceptance of the cross is not only an invitation to follow Jesus Christ, but it […]

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