Tags: Jesus Christ
"Christians today are called to bear witness to the power of prayer prayer, to our world that is often closed the Divine horizon and to the hope that leads to an encounter with God."
These were just some of the words of Pope Benedict XVI [...]
Tags: Jesus Christ, Prayer, Pope Benedict XVI, family
Advent is here. What a marvellous time in which to renew your desire, your nostalgia, your real longing for Christ to come — for him to come every day to your soul in the Eucharist. The Church encourages us: Ecce veniet! — He is about [...]
Tags: Conversion, Hope, Jesus Christ, Holy Family, Advent
Christ’s kingdom is an everlasting kingdom, and his dominion endures through all generations (Dan 3:100).
The solemnity of Christ the King of the universe is celebrated on the last Sunday of the liturgical year. The kingship of Christ remained completely hidden until he was [...]
Tags: Heaven, Jesus Christ, Ascetical struggle, Holiness
Angela learned from St Josemaria that prayer is making friends with Christ, and holiness is not a theoretical ideal but something to work towards every day.
Tags: Friendship, Jesus Christ, Prayer, Holiness
April 20, 2011. Romereports. Benedict XVI: "I extend a warm welcome to Italian-speaking pilgrims. In particular, I greet the participants from the UNIV international meeting, sponsored by the Prelature of Opus Dei. Dear friends, I hope these days in Rome are an opportunity to rediscover [...]
Tags: The Way, Gospel, Jesus Christ, Youth, Pope
My Lord and my God, under the loving eyes of our Mother, we are making ready to accompany you along this path of sorrow, which was the price for our redemption
Tags: Jesus Christ, The Way of the Cross, Holy Week
"We can't let Holy Week be just a kind of commemoration. It means contemplating the mystery of Jesus Christ as something which continues to work in our souls. The Christian is obliged to be alter Christus, ipse Christus: another Christ, Christ himself". (Christ is Passing [...]
Tags: Doctrine, Jesus Christ, Holy Week
The hours leading up to Jesus’ Passion and Death were deeply engraved on the minds and hearts of his companions. As a result, the New Testament includes considerable detail about what Jesus did and said at his Last Supper. Joachim Jeremias says that this is [...]
Tags: Doctrine, Church, Jesus Christ
April 4, 2011. Pope Benedict remembered his predecessor and friend John Paul II at the Sunday Angelus, as the weekend marked the sixth anniversary of his death.
“I remember him in prayer with affection as I think of you all. While we journey through [...]
Tags: Jesus Christ, Pope John Paul II, Pope Benedict XVI, Beatification, Lent
Lent is the 40 days before Easter during which Christians prepare for the Passion, Death and Resurrection of Jesus. It's meant to remember the 40 days Jesus spent in the desert preparing himself for public preaching.
It begins on Ash Wednesday, when a priest places ashes [...]
Tags: Conversion, Jesus Christ, Lent, Penance