What’s a Good Gift to Give for Christmas?

Helping someone with this, everyday: God calls you to make definitive choices, and he has a plan for each of you: to discover that plan and to respond to your vocation is to move toward personal fulfilment. God calls each of us to be holy, to live his life, but he has a particular path [Read More...]

The Flesh of Christ

The Holy Father so beautifully and with such a tone of urgent mission spoke of anyone who suffers as the suffering of the “flesh of Christ,” last night at St. Francis hospital in Rio. He said: in every suffering brother and sister that we embrace, we embrace the suffering Body of Christ. Today, in this [Read More...]

It’s Easter in Rio

I was struck today by the feast day as the pope arrived in Rio. We celebrate the life of Mary Magdalene, we give thanks that she reported what she had seen: The Lord. The young people who gather in Rio see Him and want to know Him better. They are on fire with the ardor [Read More...]

Communicate, Already!

From Blessed John Paul II at World Youth Day in Manila in 1995: “God so loved the world that he gave his only Son” (Jn 3:16). Jesus, sent by the Father to mankind, communicates the abundance of life to every believer (cf. Jn 10:10), as we reflected and proclaimed on the occasion of the recent [Read More...]