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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HOLY SATURDAY – Easter Vigil …

MARY AT THE TOMB When it was time to raise the stone to close the entrance, the grief-stricken disciples approached Our Blessed Lady and said to her: “It is time now, O Lady, to close the tomb.  Forgive us; look at your son once more, and say goodbye to him for the last time.”   [...]

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 [...]

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