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“The Saints are not supermen, nor were they born perfect. They are like us, like each one of us. They are people who, before reaching the glory of heaven, lived normal lives with joys and sorrows, struggles and hopes. What changed their lives? When they recognized God’s love, they followed it with all their heart without reserve or hypocrisy. They spent their lives serving others, they endured suffering and adversity without hatred and responded to evil with good, spreading joy and peace. This is the life of a Saint. Saints are people who for love of God did not put conditions on him in their life; they were not hypocrites; they spent their lives at the service of others. They suffered much adversity but without hate. The Saints never hated. Understand this well: love is of God, then from whom does hatred come? Hatred does not come from God but from the devil! And the Saints removed themselves from the devil; the Saints are men and women who have joy in their hearts and they spread it to others. Never hate but serve others, the most needy; pray and live in joy. This is the way of holiness! Being holy is not a privilege for the few, as if someone had a large inheritance; in Baptism we all have an inheritance to be able to become saints. Holiness is a vocation for everyone. Thus we are all called to walk on the path of holiness, and this path has a name and a face: the face of Jesus Christ.”
- Pope Francis, Angelus, 1 Nov 2013
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Today is Good Friday. Today’s podcast is a little longer, so that we can look at a few more dimensions of this special day.
We hear today about the ancient Roman Station and a great insight about it by Bl. John … Continue reading
Today is Holy Thursday. Today’s podcast is a little longer, so that we can look at a few more dimensions of this special day.
We hear today about the ancient Roman Station, several thoughts from Benedict XVI and the Collects for … Continue reading
Today is Spy Wednesday of Holy Week.
We hear today about the ancient Roman Station, a thought from Benedict XVI about about the rending of the veil in the Temple, and something from Lactantius.
At the end of the Passion, as … Continue reading
Today is Tuesday of Holy Week.
We hear today about the ancient Roman Station, a thought from Benedict XVI about priesthood, and something from St. Jerome.
From St. Jerome:
Happy is he who carries the Cross, the Resurrection, and the place of Christ’s … Continue reading
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Today is Monday of Holy Week.
We hear today about the ancient Roman Station, a scene of many murders, a thought from Benedict XVI about the Cross as a sign of torture and of hope, and something from St. … Continue reading
Today is Palm Sunday, Holy Week begins.
We hear today about the ancient Roman Station, which belonged to the losers, a thought from Benedict XVI about who ascent and the gravitational forces that draw us in different directions – it is … Continue reading
Today is Saturday in the 5th Week of Lent, Passion Week.
We hear today about the ancient Roman Station, the site of an attempted murder, a thought from Benedict XVI about who can ascend the mountain of the Lord, something from … Continue reading
Today is Friday in the 5th Week of Lent, Passion Week. In the traditional Roman calendar we celebrate the Feast of Our Lady of Sorrows.
We hear today about the ancient Roman Station, a thought from Benedict XVI, something from St. … Continue reading
LENTCAzT 37 Thursday 5th Week of Lent – “Let no one be ashamed of the sacred and venerable symbols of our salvation”
Today is Thursday in the 5th Week of Lent.
We hear today about the ancient Roman Station, a thought from Benedict XVI, something from St. John Chrysostom, and the usual collects.
From St. John Chrysostom:
Therefore let no one be ashamed of the … Continue reading
LENTCAzT 36 Wednesday 5th Week of Lent – “the four parts of the Cross hold together and are linked by their central point”
Today is Wednesday in the 5th Week of Lent.
We hear today about the ancient Roman Station, a thought from Benedict XVI, something from St. John Damascene, and the usual collects.
From St. John Damascene:
In prayer, we travel the Way of the … Continue reading