"A just and God-fearing man has come to the temple led by the Holy Ghost —it had been revealed to him that he would not die before he had seen the Christ. —He takes the Messiah in his arms and says to Him: Now, My Lord, Thou canst take Thy servant out of this world in peace, according to Thy promise... because my eyes have seen the Saviour." (Holy Rosary, The Presentation)
Tag: Jesus Christ
"We should learn from Jesus. His attitude in rejecting all human glory is in perfect balance with the greatness of his unique mission as the beloved Son of God who takes flesh to save men. He has a mission which the Father affectionately guides with tender care: 'You are my son; I have begotten you this day. Only ask, and you shall have the nations for your patrimony.'" (Christ is Passing By, 62)
"Let us pray that our brothers and sisters who have strayed from the faith, through our prayer and witness to the Gospel, may rediscover the beauty of the Christian life.” This is monthly intention of the Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network for July 2017.
This morning, the prelate of Opus Dei met with faithful of the prelature in Rome. It was the anniversary of the ordination of the prelature's first three priests, and also an occasion to celebrate Saint Josemaria's feast day.
What an extraordinary lesson each one of the teachings of the New Testament contains. The Master, before ascending to the right hand of the Father, told the disciples: ``Go and preach to all nations'', and they had remained full of peace. But they still had doubts: they did not know what to do, and they gathered around Mary, Queen of Apostles, so as to become zealous preachers of the Truth which will save the world. (Furrow, 232)