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)
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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.
Jesus summed up all the commandments into the two greatest commandments, namely, from Genesis 6.5 and Genesis 19:18. God’s love directs and guides everything. His love is holy, just, and pure because He seeks only that which is good and useful to man and creation. That is why God commands us to love.
Give to Caesar what is Caesar’s and to God what is God’s. Jesus is aware of their hypocrisy. In his answer, he does not discuss with them, but goes to the heart of their question:.
Despite the abundance of God’s grace, the decision for salvation is in man’s hands. The gift is free but at the same time a great responsibility. God invites each of us as His friend to a heavenly celebration. We are called to always be ready to partake of the Lord’s most glorious table.
The sculpture of Our Lady of the Rosary of Fatima, worshipped at the Little Chapel of the Apparitions. The sculpture, which became one of the most well-known and replicated Marian icons all over the world.
Justice without Mercy is cold and even cruel. The Parable of the unmerciful Servant – Matthew 18 21 35 Meaning and Commentary
But Jesus does not set boundaries. Giving and receiving forgiveness knows no bounds. The parable of two very different types of debts clearly shows this
May He grant us the wisdom and courage to approach the people who have hurt us in His way, so that we can heal ourselves and them holistically.