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Be ambitious for the higher gifts.

We must work hard to help others to achive salvation. We must never forget to love, bearing in mind that Christ did not come to make us nice people. He came to make us new men, and He, who created the world without us, will not save it without us. In order to love we […]

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Reflection on lukewarm Christians. .

Christians rightly say and learn to treat others with humility and respect. They rightly reject all kind of agenda of indoctrination. But they lose missionary zeal and they use methods that do not work with many challenges. It looks like alien ideas take over more and more space in the Christian sphere, whereas Christians act […]

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Mary’s guidance before the coming of Christ.

Christ is the Fullness of the Revelation, the Law, the Truth and the Love revealed in the Old and New Covenants. He founded the Church, His Mystical Body, which means that the Catholic Faith is not of human origin, it does not come from people. As St Cyprian confirms for us, the Catholic Church is […]

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Baptism of the Lord

The great joy of Christmas Celebrations has been flowing through the Epiphany to the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord, where it has reached its fulfilment. Here, at the bank of the river Jordan, the Only Begotten (not Created) Son of God joined those sinners who asked for the gift of conversion, seeking God […]

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He came unto His own, and His own received Him not. But as many as received Him, He gave them power to be made the sons of God, to them that believe in His name. John 1:11-12

God desires to transform the world from the inside, beginning from your and my heart.  In the manger we recognise Him who is present in the Holy Eucharist.  In all instability and distress, our faithfully receiving Him brings remedy to our generation.  May the Baby Jesus find in us a place where He will feel […]

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Gaudete Sunday—Rejoice, Christ is coming very soon 

In order to celebrate Christmas well, we are asked to reflect what does bring joy into our hearts.   Is it a promotion by our employer? A career? Is it good news from doctors about our of someone’s  health? Is it a material status and the most updated IT products? A test or an exam successfully […]

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Conversion to God as necessary step to grow in faith.

A voice cries in the wilderness: Prepare a way for the Lord, make his paths straight. (Lk 3:4)  The Church calls us to conversion because Christ Himself calls us to conversion. Conversion is a turning point in our life from our way of thinking about life, to Christ’s vision of God; Christ’s vision of man […]

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We experience Christmas when we experience Advent

We are given entire weeks to prepare our hearts for the special graces of Christmas. During this time the Church prays incessantly for the coming of Jesus. Advent is then a special period to focus our hearts for His coming down to earth: “Let justice descend, O heavens, like dew from above” (Is 45:8). The Church […]

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