The life of St John the Baptist was a glowing signpost for the people. He directed them to the coming of Jesus Christ and pointed to the coming of his kingdom. We read in the Bible that John the Baptist was already filled with the Holy Spirit in the womb of his mother Elizabeth
The time of Advent is a time to expand our minds and open our hearts to the Lord’s presence in us and in the world, but also for His final coming. Watch and Pray.
Today, we can buy an Advent wreath in any store, which is a reflection of the growing commercialization of Christmas and December. A wreath we make ourselves is worth much more.
When the Son of Man comes in his glory again as Judge and Ruler over all, He will call every man before Him to give him the answer to the question, “Who did you love and put first in your life?”
Prayer and rite for the expectant Mother from the Book of Blessings: Ritual Edition (Roman Ritual)
Here are the links to the live streams of today’s Catholic Mass online. See Holy Masses and Prayer Programmes in the Catholic Shrines
There is no difference between those who receive more and those who receive less. They all receive according to their capabilities. It is important that the gift is given in the service of the kingdom and that because of this the treasures of the kingdom grow.
Jesus warns us of the consequences of unpreparedness. There are certain things that cannot be obtained at the last minute.
What is my purpose in life? – Jesus sermon on the mount Beatitudes – Matthew 5 1 12 – Meaning and Commentary
What is the life God gives us? How does this relate to our purpose and ultimate goal? Jesus answers this in His sermon on the mount. The heart of Jesus ’message is that we are created to live in a spirit of blessings.
Blue Cross – a place of prayer visited by all pilgrims, especially those who can not easily climb the Apparition Hill and Križevac, in Medjugorje. Everyone who comes here notices that at a relatively short distance two places are identically marked – a large blue iron cross and under the cross a statue of Our Lady.