SEVENTH SATURDAY OF EASTER TIME

FRIENDS and SERVANTS of the WORD SEVENTH SATURDAY OF EASTER TIME May 30, 2020 WORD of the DAY Peter turned and saw the disciple following whom Jesus loved, the one who had also reclined upon his chest during the supper and had said, “Master, who is the one who will betray you?” When Peter saw him, he said to Jesus, “Lord, what about him?” Jesus said to him, “What if I want him to remain until I come? What concern is it of yours? You follow me.” (John 21, 20-22) How shall I live this Word? How many times have we envied John, known in his own Gospel as “the disciple whom Jesus loved”, the one who during the Last Supper, the most important one, the most intimate one, was at His side and bent over His chest, almost to make his heart resound in unison with that of Jesus. But we are the beloved disciples, like John, because for us He died and rose, for us He sent His disciples all over the world. He entrusts us with His most precious good, His Church, and it is we whom He calls to be the apostles of His kingdom....

Sixth Saturday of Ordinary Time

FRIENDS and SERVANTS of the WORD Saturday, February 23, 2019 WORD of the DAY Faith is the realization of what is hoped for and evidence of things not seen. Because of it the ancients were well attested. By faith we understand that the universe was ordered by the word of God, so that what is visible came into being through the invisible. (Hebrews 11: 1-7) How shall I live this Word? This Word infuses strength that clearly illumines the identity of faith. Yes, we all need to breathe the trust that is the expression of hope. This text helps us to understand that faith and hope are twin sisters that remain alive and operative, continually nourishing charity. This brief passage that we have chosen is a beautiful verse of the first reading of today’s Liturgy. It well explains what the real life of a human being can be: a serene journey in the light because faith in a God who loves us and hope that is its direct consequence together give life to what continually renews our being a positive presence in the world in which we live. Lord, help us to nourish and deepen more and more our...