Just One Look: How to talk things over?

Just One Look: How to Talk Things Over? To listen the song, click this link: Just One Look: How to Talk Things Over?

Communication is a continual balancing act, juggling the conflicting needs for intimacy and independence (Deborah Tannen, You Just Don’t Understand).

         “We’re worried about you, Bobby,” his mother said, looking over at her son and then her husband. “You never tell us what’s happening at school or who your friends are. Why can’t you talk to us anymore?” The teenager just shrugged. read more

Hope: My Heart Will Go On

Hope: My Heart Will Go On.

To listen the music, click this link:  Celine Dion: My Heart Will Go On

“I am not an optimist, because I am not sure that everything ends well. Nor am I a pessimist, because I am not sure that everything ends badly. I just carry hope in my heart. Hope is the feeling that life and work have meaning. Life without hope is empty. I am thankful to God for this gift. It is as big as life itself” – Vaclav Havel

THE STORY OF HOPE IS A CIRCLE – AND IT STARTS AND ENDS WITH GOD. read more

8 things you need to know about Easter Sunday

 8 things you need to know about Easter Sunday

Published on Apr 1, 2012

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Sometimes people claim that Easter is a pagan holiday rather than a Christian one. But is it really? In this video, best-selling author Jimmy Akin discusses the arguments, and–drawing on the best scholarly information regarding language, history, and religion–he uncovers the *true* origin of Easter. This must-see video will prove eye-opening for both Christians and pagans as it uncovers the true origin of the most important Christian holiday of all! read more

Tuesday in the Octave of Easter April 22, 2014

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April 22, 2014

Tuesday in the Octave of Easter

Opening Prayer

“Lord, may I never fail to recognize your voice nor lose sight of your presence in your saving word.” Amen.

Reading 1
Acts 2:36-41

On the day of Pentecost, Peter said to the Jewish people,
“Let the whole house of Israel know for certain
that God has made him both Lord and Christ,
this Jesus whom you crucified.”

Now when they heard this, they were cut to the heart,
and they asked Peter and the other Apostles,
“What are we to do, my brothers?”
Peter said to them,
“Repent and be baptized, every one of you,
in the name of Jesus Christ, for the forgiveness of your sins;
and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.
For the promise is made to you and to your children
and to all those far off,
whomever the Lord our God will call.”
He testified with many other arguments, and was exhorting them,
“Save yourselves from this corrupt generation.”
Those who accepted his message were baptized,
and about three thousand persons were added that day. read more

Monday in the Octave of Easter April 21, 2014

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April 21, 2014

Monday in the Octave of Easter

Opening Prayer

“Lord, may we always live in the joy and hope of the resurrection and never lose sight of its truth for our lives.” In Jesus’ Name, we pray. Amen.

Reading 1
Acts 2:14, 22-33

On the day of Pentecost, Peter stood up with the Eleven,
raised his voice, and proclaimed:
“You who are Jews, indeed all of you staying in Jerusalem.
Let this be known to you, and listen to my words.

“You who are children of Israel, hear these words.
Jesus the Nazorean was a man commended to you by God
with mighty deeds, wonders, and signs,
which God worked through him in your midst, as you yourselves know.
This man, delivered up by the set plan and foreknowledge of God,
you killed, using lawless men to crucify him.
But God raised him up, releasing him from the throes of death,
because it was impossible for him to be held by it.
For David says of him: read more

Easter Sunday April 20, 2014

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April 20, 2014

Easter Sunday
The Resurrection of the Lord
The Mass of Easter Day

“Faith in the resurrection of Jesus says that there is a future for every human being; the cry for unending life which is a part of the person is indeed answered. Through Jesus we do know ‘the room where exiled love lays down its victory.’ He himself is this place, and he calls us to be with him and in dependence on him. He calls us to keep this place open within the world so that he, the exiled love, may reappear over and over in the world…. God exists: that is the real message of Easter. Anyone who even begins to grasp what this means also knows what it means to be redeemed” (Pope Benedict XVI). read more

Easter Sunday by Cardinal Tagle

“Faith in the resurrection of Jesus says that there is a future for every human being; the cry for unending life which is a part of the person is indeed answered. Through Jesus we do know ‘the room where exiled love lays down its victory.’ He himself is this place, and he calls us to be with him and in dependence on him. He calls us to keep this place open within the world so that he, the exiled love, may reappear over and over in the world…. God exists: that is the real message of Easter. Anyone who even begins to grasp what this means also knows what it means to be redeemed” (Pope Benedict XVI). read more

The Meaning of Easter by Fr. Robert Barron

“The Risen One must be seen, must be perceived also by the heart, in a way so that God may take up his abode within us. The Lord does not appear as a thing. He desires to enter our lives, and therefore his manifestation is a manifestation that implies and presupposes an open heart. Only in this way do we see the Risen One” (Pope Benedict XVI, General Audience, October 11, 2006).

To watch the video on the Meaning of Easter by Fr. Robert Barron, please click this link: The Meaning of Easter by Fr. Robert Barron read more