HGM159 - January 2021

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Have confidence in Me

My child, have confidence in Me. I want to give you that which you do not have the strength to obtain. Pray to Me; I am...

Where the Magi Once Trod…

Elusive and intriguing as a Bedouin’s eyes, Petra seems to guard, behind the silent stone of its façades, the secret of the true identity...

Awaiting the Return of the Royal Caravan

Mishael observed the stars for an entire year, expecting the return of the kings. They had promised him news of the Messiah, but had...

Church and World Events

Statue of Our Lady unscathed after hurricane The inhabitants of the Archipelago of San Andrés, Providencia and Santa Catalina, situated in the Caribbean but belonging...

Heralds Worldwide

Italy – On November 2, the Patriarch of Venice, Bishop Francesco Moraglia, travelled to the islet of San Michele to celebrate Mass in suffrage...

Voice of the Church, Voice of France

The Grand Organ of Notre-Dame Cathedral embellished ceremonies in the days of glory, remained standing through the Revolution and even survived the flames that...

Instrumental Music in the Sanctuary

From the profane to the sacred, musical instruments help to create an ambience in keeping with the festive or recollected moments of liturgical acts,...

Incomparable Model and Master

In order to fulfil her mission, the daughter of Mary Help of Christians must possess the religious perfection defined by the life, examples and...

St. Anthony – Father of Monastic Life

He was a shining light at the beginning of ascetic monastic life and, by his constancy and fidelity, he became a solid rock on...

Motherly and Infallible Assistance

Protected by Dona Lucilia’s motherly assistance, many have experienced the inspiring effect of her presence, instilling in them the courage to face arduous struggles,...

The Virgin Mother’s Admiration and Affection

In contemplating the Child Jesus, Our Lady’s affection for Him was full of admiration, considering Him firstly as God, and secondly in His human frailty.   As...

From the Distant Orient…

During the long nights of their journey, the Magi were being prepared by grace to be with Jesus. In them the faith that no...

“He looked for justice, but behold, bloodshed”

In one of the most moving texts of prophetic literature, Isaiah shows the ingratitude of the chosen people for the benefits received from God,...

Where Does Jesus Live?

When the disciples who followed Him wanted to know where He was staying, Our Lord affectionately said to them: “Come and you will see.”...

“Become Like Children”

The three Wise Men did not see the Child ruling over demons or raising the dead. Rather, they found a child placed in the...

Admiration and Slavery

If we could sum up in one word what moved the souls who gathered in throngs around Jesus, it would be “admiration”. Indeed, after...

“I see my God reflected in nature”

On a pleasant afternoon, in the soft and melancholy light of the close of the day, a group of young boys who, with Thomas,...