Jesus ’own prophecy of suffering and death on the cross caused his disciples deep resentment and rejection. Peter, who was often the first to respond to everything Jesus said, wanted to protect him from any threat. He, therefore, rejected his thought that he had to face suffering, condemnation, and crucifixion.
The church or community is not a kingdom, but a tool or indicator of the kingdom. When the Church, the community, allows God to reign and allows the Lord to lead their life, the kingdom of God becomes visible to all others.
The gift of life and salvation is for everyone. This is what God, infinite Grace, is telling us all the time. God does not belong to anyone, God is for everyone.
When we discover the kingdom of God, we receive the greatest possible treasure – the Lord Himself. Selling everything we have,to acquire this priceless treasure, it could mean many things – our friends, our job, our “Lifestyle,” everything we dedicate most of our time to.
I am the Good Shepherd I know my Sheep, I lay down my life for my Sheep – Bible verse – John 10 11 16 meaning
I am the Good Shepherd I know my sheep, bible verse – John 10 11 16 – Pleasing is the source of all action, but pleasing oneself or people means severe slavery. But he who pleases God is free from himself and others and can serve.
This prayer for the protection of Children is to the famous St. Anthony of Padua, dedicated to the service of the Lord.
You can pray this St Anthony Novena at any time. Find more about St Anthony of Padua, his tomb, and basilica.
St Anthony of Padua ѕhоrt bіоgrарhy, feast day, prayer, novena, shrine, location of his tomb, date of his canonization and more facts.
St John of the Cross ѕhоrt bіоgrарhy, feast day, prayer, novena, shrine, location of his tomb, date of his canonization and more facts.
St Teresa Benedicta of the Cross – wе hаvе рrераrеd thіѕ аrtісlе аbоut dеtаіlѕ оf St Edith Stein ѕhоrt bіоgrарhy, feast day, prayer, date of her canonization and more facts.
St. Jude is the Patron Saint of Hope and impossible causes and one of Jesus’ original twelve Apostles. He preached the Gospel with great passion, often in the most difficult circumstances.
St Teresa of Ávila – the most important mystic writer. Founder of the Order of the Barefoot Carmelites, with almost twenty convents, Her feast day is celebrated on 15 October.
Little Theresa gives us here a magnificent example of this divine love, a hard-won victory over her natural feelings. Let’s listen to what she says…
St Catherine of Siena died very young on 29 April 1380. In 1461 she was canonised by Pope Pius II, in 1939 Pope Pius XII proclaimed her Patroness of Italy together with St. Francis of Assisi and in 1970 Pope Paul VI declare her Doctor of the Church.
Saint Charbel Makhlouf is known for his miraculous healings in answer to prayers said at his tomb, and for his ability to unite Christians and Muslims. See St Charbel prayer and Novena.
Medjugorje Messages 2020 – Pray, little children, in solitude, to the Holy Spirit to strengthen you in faith and trust in God, that you may be worthy witnesses of the love which God bestows upon you.