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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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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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