Following Jesus is not a decision made once and for all, it is a daily choice ...
They showed us unusual kindness. Acts 28-2
Alleluia, Maria!life is renewed ...crying is singing too ..Jesus no longer dies!Alleluia, Maria!
All grace unites
but unites the more
when the grace is enriched
by the bond of the union itself
with the body and blood of Jesus
Maria Oliva Bonaldo
I am oldVery old, but I have a fresh dreamThat the Lord gave me
A voice of one calling in the wilderness,
Prepare the way for the Lord,
make straight paths for him.
He Himself was not the light;
he came only as the witness to the Llight
I am the handmaid of the Lord
be it done unto me
according to your Word
The Word became flesh
and dwelt among us
When they saw the star,
they were overjoyed...
“We can invite the Holy Family to our home, where there are joys and worries, where we wake up every day, take food and sleep close to loved ones. The crib is a domestic Gospel "(Pope Francis)
Best wishes from Sor Theresa Puraydathil, Superior General and Sisters of the Council
Come, Lord Jesus Come!!
Keep your eyes fixed on the outstretched arms of Christ crucified,
let yourself be saved over and over again.
And when you go to confess your sins,
believe firmly in his mercy which frees you of your guilt.
It cannot be said that the novena of Pentecost
is only a personal devotion
because our Lord Jesus Christ instituted it.
For you the whole earth is one kingdom,home of Saints and Angels conference;for you everything is harmony, light, beauty,perennial song of happiness.Mother María Oliva
Keep awake for you do not know when the master of the house will come.Mk 13,35
Mary appears at the beginning of the storyas at the beginning of his life:Immaculate that Crushes Evilby virtue of his Son. M. Maria Oliva
Together with young people, let us bring the Gospel to all
today the star leads the Magi to the infant Christ; today water is changed into wine for the wedding feast; today Christ wills to be baptized by John in the river Jordan to bring us salvation.
Magdalene, Servant of God, asked Mother M. Oliva: "Mother, will allow me to offer my life to Jesus and for the unity of the Church?"
It is a sacramental sign of this conversion. It invites Christians to embody the paschal mystery more deeply and concretely in their personal, family and social lives, above all by fasting, prayer and almsgiving". (pope Francis)
May our Lent this year be a journey along that same path, bringing the hope of Christ also to creation, so that it may be “set free from its bondage to decay and obtain the glorious liberty of the children of God” (Rom 8:21). Let us not allow this season of grace to pass in vain! Let us ask God to help us set out on a path of true conversion. Pope Francis
is that of yesterday, that of the Church which is sacramental communion, fraternal, Easter. "M.O.B.
The yes of the morning is the actual resumption
of divine life after the overnight numbness.
The yes of the midday is a sigh.
The yes of the evening is an act of abandonment.
M.O. Bonaldo, Let’s breath Mary
Let it be splendid how the Church thinks it and wants it.
(Maria Oliva Bonaldo)
The Father’s love
Embraces us all in Jesus
From sunrise to sunset.
Suffering for love is the maximum.
Jesus said so, and Jesus showed it
(M. O. Bonaldo)
Jesus ascends to heaven mysteriously:
from there He will send His Spirit,
He will gift us His humanness and his Heart.
Let us prepare ourselves with all the love
our poor and little hearts are capable
to celebrate the Infinite Love
O Father, the only source of all holiness, admirable in all your saints, let us too reach the fullness of Your Love, to pass from this Eucharistic table, which sustains us on the earthly pilgrimage, to the festive banquet of heaven.