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Tamed by Christ

Christians are those people who have been tamed by the Lord, who followed him, who know His voice and taste of His Precious Body and Blood. Being tamed by the Lord, Christianity has changed the image of the world: challenged pagan customs and brought a new vision of culture based on freedom and respect, virtues […]

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Faith and humble heart

When St. Paul reached the end of his life, he asked his close disciples to “aim at faith” (2 Tim 2:22) with the same constancy as when he was a boy (cf. 2 Tim 3:15). It is a very interesting statement. Suddenly, in the teaching of St. Paul, we find that what really matters in […]

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Perseverance or Laziness? This is a question 

Perseverance is the act of will enlighted by hope, to see things through until the end. Despite obstacles, persecution, discouragement and fear one acts with great conviction as certainty of finding an answer is granted.  How should we respond to this lack of stability? First of all, we should accept  that we live in a priviledged […]

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How great Thou art! – Thank You Jesus!

What happens when we attribute to ourselves what is God’s gift?  Then there is no gratitude and there is no worship of God. When there is no gratitude and worship of God we are at the beginning of big further problems as we do not see how great Thou art. It is not only that […]

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October – Month of the Rosary.

The Church has been going through the moment of sorrow which affects many people in different ways. For our personal safety and for the goodness of the Church  we unite ourselves to the suffering of the Immaculate Heart of Mary. We gain confidence that never was it known that any one who fled to Her […]

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Reflection on awareness of hell in our time

Have you noticed that we hardly hear in our churches about the threat of hell? Maybe priests these days are afraid of discouraging their flock from coming to the church? Indeed, some of the faithful come to Masses to find rest, joy and company and they are not willing to listen to about uncomfortable subjects. […]

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On embracing our crosses

One day Thales of Miletus fell into a well while gazing at the stars. Seeing him in an embarrassing situation, an elderly women, his housekeeper, could not stop laughing at him, and said: “Thales, how best you can know about the heavenly things above, and you know not what is under your feet.” Let us […]

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The valley of Humbleness.

The meekness and silence of Christ for 30 years is captivating. He never exposed His divinity before it was needed and He enjoyed life in the humble silence of His being. Christ invites us to imitate Him. For that reason He says that it is good not to take the first places and yet to take […]

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