Ora et Labora

Saint Benedict of Nursia


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Liturgical day: Sunday 30h (A) in Ordinary Time

Today, the Church reminds us of our “attitude before life”. The whole Law and the Prophets are founded on these two commandments. To love God, our Lord, above “everything and everyone” and our neighbor as ourselves. To love each other as He loves us, with “divine strength”… Continue reading Liturgical day: Sunday 30h (A) in Ordinary Time

A painting of Blessed John XXIII is seen in the museum dedicated to the late pontiff in his birthplace of Sotto il Monte Giovanni XXIII, Italy, Feb. 21. (CNS photo/Paul Haring) (May 4, 2012) See VATICAN LETTER May 4, 2012.

Saint John XXIII

October 11th… Continue reading Saint John XXIII

Liturgical day: Sunday 27th (A) in Ordinary Time

Today, the parable specifically refers to the Jewish rejection of Christ: «Finally, he sent his son, thinking: ‘They will respect my son’. But when the tenants saw the son, they thought: ‘This is the one who is to inherit the vineyard. Let us kill him and his inheritance will be ours’. So they seized him, threw him out of the vineyard and killed him» (Mt 21:37-39)… Continue reading Liturgical day: Sunday 27th (A) in Ordinary Time

The suffering

From Latim SUFFERIRE, a variant of SUFFERRE, “to bear, to suffer”, formed by SUB-, “under”, plus FERRE, “to take, to carry” If you accept suffering with total resignation and sweetness, not as a punishment or as a cosmic injustice, but simply as a normal chapter of that part of our destiny that only God understands,… Continue reading The suffering

Doctors of the Catholic Church

Doctor of the Church (Latin doctor “teacher”), also referred to as Doctor of the Universal Church (Latin: Doctor Ecclesiae Universalis), is a title given by the Catholic Church to saints recognized as having made a significant contribution to theology or doctrine through their research, study, or writing. As of 2015, the Catholic Church has named 36 Doctors of the Church. Among these 36… Continue reading Doctors of the Catholic Church

Catholic

The word Catholic comes from the Greek phrase καθόλου (katholou), meaning “on the whole”, “according to the whole” or “in general”, and is a combination of the Greek words κατά meaning “about” and ὅλος meaning “whole”. Usually written with uppercase C in English when referring to religious matters; derived via Late Latin catholicus, from the Greek adjective καθολικός (katholikos), meaning “universal“. The term has been incorporated into the name of… Continue reading Catholic

What? A Copycat!!!

via Copycat What is that… Copycat? I can see a lot of that. I am not talking about children That “copy” your parents… I am talking about adults… Are you an apple polish? Or maybe a brown nose… But why? Is it shame? Maybe fear? Is it money? Who knows… you are profiteer… Living in the… Continue reading What? A Copycat!!!

Bridge

via Bridge What is a bridge? A construction that connects fiscally two points… or more then two… maybe… But this is also a place of love… that connects two worlds… two hearts… two bodies… This is a connection of feelings…

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