GOD’S CREATION TESTIFIES TO HIS BEING

Dear brothers and sisters, “This is the day the Lord has made, let us rejoice and be glad in it” (Psalm 118:24). The different seasons of the year help us contemplate the beauty of creation. Now is Fall season, and the shades of colors of the leaves that characterize this season give a gorgeously beautiful…

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OUR LADY OF SORROWS

Dear brothers and sisters, “This is the day the Lord has made, let us rejoice and be glad in it” (Psalm 118:24). MARY, A TRUE DISCIPLE OF JESUS CHRIST Today, the Church celebrates the Memorial of Our Lady of Sorrows. This feast grew in popularity in the 12th Century, even though it was celebrated under…

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The Dogma of Assumption

Dear brothers and sisters, “This is the day the Lord has made, let us rejoice and be glad in it” (Psalm 118:24). The Church teaches that “when the course of her earthly life was finished, Immaculate Virgin Mary was taken up body and soul into heavenly glory, and exalted by the Lord as Queen over…

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Cast Your Burden Unto the Lord

A person offering a hand

Dear brothers and sisters, “This is the day the Lord has made, let us rejoice and be glad in it” (Psalm 118:24). God Reveals Himself The encounter of Moses at the burning bush was a dramatic and mysterious one. I wonder what our reactions would be if any of us were to have such a…

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Called to Imitate Our Lord

Dear brothers and sisters, “This is the day the Lord has made, let us rejoice and be glad in it” (Psalm 118:24). Swimmers know that it is easier to swim along with the flow of the water (river) than to swim countering the flow of the water (river). Hence, swimming against the current is difficult…

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The Profundity of God’s Love

Jesus inviting us to love

Dear brothers and sisters, “This is the day the Lord has made, let us rejoice and be glad in it” (Psalm 118:24). IncredibIe Love The mystery of the Incarnation of our Lord Jesus Christ is a great act of God’s love to humanity as the Scripture says, “for God so loved the world that he…

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We Must Obey God Rather than Men

Proclaiming the Word of God

Dear brothers and sisters, “This is the day the Lord has made, let us rejoice and be glad in it” (Psalm 118:24). “We must obey God rather than men” was the answer Peter and the apostles gave when they stood before the Sanhedrin. They were in defiance of the Sanhedrin’s strict orders not to preach…

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A Promise of New Things in Our Lives

Remain calm in difficulties and disappointments

Dear brothers and sisters, “This is the day the Lord has made, let us rejoice and be glad in it” (Psalm 118:24). When we are besieged with life difficulties and problems, we long for solutions that will bring them to an end. When we are met with ugly situations and conditions, we long for a…

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