Feast of Saint Joseph – Husband of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Today, 19 March, is the Solemnity of Saint Joseph … I like to recall that beloved John Paul II was also very devoted to Saint Joseph, to whom he dedicated the Apostolic Exhortation Redemptoris Custos, Guardian of the Redeemer, and who surely experienced his assistance at the hour of death The figure of this great [...]

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GOOD FRIDAY – Fast and Abstinence …

WHY GOOD FRIDAY IS “GOOD” In the acute pain of the Suffering Servant we already hear the triumphant cry of the Risen Lord.  Christ on the cross is the King of the new people ransomed from the burden of sin and death.  However twisted and confused the course of history may appear, we know that, [...]


ENTERING THE UPPER ROOM On the eve of his passion and death, the Lord Jesus wanted to gather his Apostles around him once again to entrust his last instructions to them and to give them the supreme witness of his love. Let us also enter the large upper room furnished and ready (Mark 14;15), and [...]

Passion Sunday

THE LOVE OF THE CROSS Look, I say, at the border of this mirror, that is, the poverty of Him Who was placed in a manger and wrapped in swaddling clothes. O marvelous humility! O astonishing poverty! The King of angels, the Lord of heaven and earth, is laid in a manger! Then reflect upon, [...]

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