Reflections

On the mountain of Transfiguration

On the mountain of Transfiguration, three of the chosen disciples saw the glory of God’s Kingdom shining out of Jesus. The same Christ expressed, also, the very heart of God on the Mount of Calvary. The disciples saw only the Glory of God on one of the mountains. From the other one they escaped.   […]

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Light and Darkness

There are two kingdoms in this world. There is a Kingdom of God (St. Matthew, following the Hebrew way of speaking, in order not to use the Holy Name of God replaces it with the word ‘heaven’ and writes ‘Kingdom of Heaven’). This kingdom means people who know – by the experience of faith – […]

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Light to enlighten the nations

Last Sunday, in the Presentation of the Lord, we looked at the Light to enlighten the nations. The world of today, desperately, needs light – the light of closeness and deep relationship. This is the light of love. The light of sense and meaning of life is the light of hope; The light of a […]

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Christ is the Light brought to us by Mary

When heaven was seen as fuzzy and unreal, when God seemed to remain silent or absent, Mary and Joseph brought Jesus to the Temple, And offered Him to the Father with generosity and gratitude.   When the Phanuel’s daughter suffering and fasting was under question, Christ was her Joy and Light as she saw the […]

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Calling to conversion as expression of caring love of God

The tender love of God is expressed as our immersion in Christ’s Passion and Resurrection, in calling us to conversion and in putting God’s demands into our hearts, regardless of the fact that we are often broken and not ready. The Gospel calls us to the fullness of life, even when lost and immersed in corrupted […]

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On pure love of God

Have you ever been asked: “Do you love God?” Whatever we think, let us say that we do love God to some extent. Do not be afraid to say it. However, our love is not marked by the same intensity and willingness, the same recognition as to where God is and how to act to […]

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Baptism of the Lord

  The great joy of the 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, […]

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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 became small for us in the Child Jesus, St Mary had conceived him by the Holy Spirit  With love she caressed him. St Joseph looked upon him with humility of faith The shepherds received him with awe and simplicity With Joy they returned home.  This Child is born for us. Let us embrace him […]

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