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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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The Church – Our Mother.

Come together all you who love our Mother, the Church. Come together all you who worry about Her. Come through Christ, with Christ and in Christ.   Our Mother, the Church, has been left behind with furrows of sins from her children. Our Mother, the Church, is full of sorrow because of the lost shepherds. Our Mother, the Church is being hurt and humiliated as few […]

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Engaging with God as He is.

As Lent is unfolding let us reflect on the most basic and principal truth: that God made us for Himself. Let us remind ourselves again that the real God is the God to whom we owe everything; and we must worship God in the way God tells us to do. If we worship Him our […]

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Repent and believe in the Gospel

We have just entered Lent by the words “Repent, and believe in the Gospel” pronounced at each one of us individually. It happened at the very moment when ash was put on our forehead. In this way we have been invited to tear our hearts and to surrender them to Christ; we are invited to […]

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God touches hearts even in the middle of their decay

After all the traumas of spiritual, moral, psychological and physical leprosy, the triumph of the evil one might have been announced. This has never happened, and the world still exists. After the evil one has shown his ugliness, the ocean of consolation is again at hand. This is the evidence of the triumph of the […]

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On healing value of the hunger for God

We believe in One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church. However, when we look at the most visible side, at everything that is marked by human conditions, we do not have enough living saints so we do not have a healthy Church. If God is placed only as the background of the praise, liturgy, morality, charity, […]

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Life as A Vocation

Once we reflect on our lives in the context of Christ’s calling “follow me”, we are already changed as we allow Christ’s eyes to rest on us and to touch our hearts deeply. Once we enter into the paradigm of life as a vocation, we know that the main question for us is not how […]

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