Sunday, 31 March 2013
Thursday, 28 March 2013
Tuesday, 19 March 2013
This does not mean that we can do anything and pray to St.Joseph, but the moral of the story is that God does not want any of his children to be lost.
(Greetings from the provincial of the Carmelite Missioanries )
On the solemnity of St. Joseph let us turn our gaze towards him a man of no words but great deeds. In this noisy world of ours it is good that we learn to appreciate and practice the spirit of silence and surrender. St. Joseph realized his worth in listening to the gentle voice of an angel and rendered his service to Mary and Jesus without counting the cost. Let pray that St. Joseph will intercede for each one of us who desire to be humble and pleasing people at the sight of God.
Wednesday, 13 March 2013
The man who will move into the 10-room papal residence inside the vaulted gates of the Holy See lives in a simple, austere apartment across from the Cathedral of Buenos Aires.
In a city with a taste for luxury and status, he frequently prepares his own meals and abandoned the limousine of his high office to hop on “el micro” – Argentine slang for the bus.
A staunch conservative and devout Jesuit in Latin America’s most socially progressive nation, Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, now Pope Francis, is an almost Solomonesque choice by the princes of the church.
The 76-year-old hails from a country and a continent where the once powerful voice of the church is increasingly falling flat, losing ground – as it is in Europe – to a tide of more permissive and pragmatic faiths and to fast-rising secularism. He gives voice to a church whose centre of global gravity is increasingly shifting south.
But the first Latin American pope also represents a cultural bridge between two worlds – the son of Italian immigrants in a country regarded by some as the New World colony Italy never had. For many Italians, his heritage makes him the next best thing to the return of an Italian pope.
Friday, 8 March 2013
Thursday, 7 March 2013
|Fr.Francisco Palau- The founder of carmelite missionaries|