Christmas

Epiphany 2017

Francesca Pratillo, fsp

Where is the king of the Jews? (Mt. 2:1-12)               In telling a story that blends fact and fiction, the evangelist Matthew offers us one of the most beautiful pages in his Gospel. Those who followed the star to Bethlehem were neither three in number, nor were they kings. Rather, they were courageous pilgrims… Read more »

Mary, Mother of God 2017

Francesca Pratillo, fsp

“Who is my mother?” One day, Jesus said to the crowd: “Who are my mother and my brothers [and sisters]? My mother, brothers and sisters are those who hear the word of God and do it” (cf. Mk. 3:31; Lk.8:21). This statement throws light on the contemplative activity that constructs the world and gives rise… Read more »