2nd Sunday of Advent 2010

The Kingdom of Heaven is at hand

Advent features radiant “presences” that, like beacons in the night, illuminate the path leading to the One who comes. On the Second Sunday of Advent, we meet John the Baptizer, a witness to the Light. He is a decisive, convinced and profound “mouthpiece of God”-the herald of a prophetic message that speaks to hearts, urging… Read more »

1st Sunday of Advent 2010

The very meaning of the word “advent” (from the Latin adventus = arrival, coming) offers us the perspective that every Christian should strive to adopt during this season. In fact, all of Sacred Scripture speaks to us about the continual “advents” of God in human history–comings that find their complete fulfillment in Jesus of Nazareth…. Read more »

2nd Sunday of Lent 2010

[Jesus] took with him Peter and John and James, and went up on the mountain to pray. And as he was praying, the appearance of his countenance was altered, and his raiment became dazzling white. And behold, two men talked with him, Moses and Elijah, who appeared in glory and spoke of his departure, which… Read more »

Stay with us, Lord!

Stay with us, faithful friend and sure support for humanity on its journey through history! Living Word of the Father, give hope and trust to all who are searching for the true meaning of their lives. Bread of eternal life, nourish those who hunger for truth, freedom, justice and peace.   Stay with us, Living… Read more »

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With the Gaze of a Friend

Blessed are those who look at others with the gaze of a friend and accept each person without cultural, religious or racial prejudices. Blessed are those who try to live in harmony with family members, neighbors, colleagues and strangers, rising above the inevitable problems linked to relationships.   Blessed are those who do not harbor… Read more »

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O Father, raise up among Christians

O Father, raise up among Christiansabundant and holy vocations to the priesthood,who keep the faith aliveand guard the blessed memory of your Son Jesusthrough the preaching of his wordand the administration of the Sacraments,with which you continually renew your faithful. Grant us holy ministers of your altar,who are careful and fervent guardians of the Eucharist,the sacrament… Read more »

We want to be faithful communicators of the Word

Lord of all our hopesYou are the Living One who conquered death,And sent your Spirit to renew all things.You guide the way of all men and womenWho journey through historyAnd sustain the commitment of all thoseWho participate in the creative workOf renewing the universe.We offer you, LordThe joys and successes of all your children,Committed in… Read more »

Let us pray to the Holy Spirit for all Communicators

Lord, we contemplate your newborn Church,germinated in the silence and prayer of the Upper Room,where the Apostles, with Mary the Mother of Jesus,raised their voices in prayer to the Spirit.Beg him to descend on all Communicators,and as the days go by, grant that we toomay grow in wisdom, spiritual maturity,prudence, sound judgment, virtue, grace and… Read more »