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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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Burglar…

When we go on holidays, we carefully secure our property. We lock the house, turn on the alarm, put valuable items in safes or banks. And we leave… But the householder does not know at what hour the burglar would come … Our house is not only a flat, a place of work or rest. […]

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Fool………

One could say that the summer Word of God guides us through the most important elements of the Christian life. It shows what we should not forget about as we tramp our holiday routes, as we rest and take up some activities different than outside holidays. After being totally for the benefit of another human […]

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Father……….

One could say that the summer Word of God guides us through the most important elements of the Christian life. It shows what we should not forget about as we tramp our holiday routes, as we rest and take up some activities different than outside holidays. After being totally for the benefit of another human […]

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Under the Oaks …..

This Sunday’s first reading reminds us so much about the summer, about holidays. Here under the oaks, in the hottest time of the day, Abraham is sitting. The visitors come. Abraham, not knowing who they are, decides to entertain them. He offers them food, drink and rest. A similar situation happens in the Gospel. Jesus […]

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The Good Samaritan

Jesus the Lord shows as a Samaritan as a model of our attitude towards others. A man who went over to the injured man and poured oil over his wounds tenderly and who focused himself fully on another, giving up his time, money and energy on another person, is given to us by Jesus as […]

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Christ comes to His people through His disciples

Jesus sent out seventy-two disciples on a mission. In this way the Lord stresses that the proclamation of the Kingdom of God is not exclusively reserved to the Twelve. The role of the Twelve was very clear and the missionary option of everyone was well established. In the Acts of the Apostles we read the […]

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The solemnity of Apostles Peter and Paul

The solemnity of Apostles Peter and Paul is a celebration of the Church’s sacred roots. Both saints together formed the foundation of the “one, holy, Catholic, Apostolic”. The profession of faith: “You are the Christ, the Son of the living God” comes from Peter – from the humble fisherman of Galilee. It is not the […]

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