Confessing Our Sins
February 24th, 2010
Wednesday of the First Week of Lent
Sacramental Confession is a meeting with Christ. He gives us a grace when we come to Him to confess our sins. Lent is particularly appropriate time to awaken and form the conscience so as to make a Good Confession and thus live Christ’s resurrection in our souls.
The Help of the Guardian Angels
February 23rd, 2010
Tuesday of the First Week of Lent
The Bible tells us if the existence of Guardian Angels, the first Christians had a devotion to the Guardian Angels. Our Angels are our friends. We need to call on them for help and guidance.
For a story of an experience with his Guardian Angel, read Bro. Ignatius’ story called “My Angel’s Lap“.
The Existence of the Devil and His Activity
February 22nd, 2010
Monday of the First Week of Lent
The devil exists and acts in people and in society. His activity is mysterious, but real and effective. Jesus Christ, however, vanquishes the devil. Trust in Christ. Use the many means He gives us to battle against the devil — including Holy Water.
The Temptations of Jesus
February 21st, 2010
Sunday of the First Week of Lent
Our Lord understands our temptations. He was tempted Himself. He is always standing by our side. He gives us the weapons we need to conquer our temptations.
Saving what was Lost
February 20th, 2010
Saturday after Ash Wednesday
Our Hope is in God when we feel our own weaknesses. Jesus said, “Those who are well have no need of a physician, but those who are sick.”
A Time for Penance
February 19th, 2010
Friday after Ash Wednesday
Our daily work is a source of little mortifications that God asks of us. To be a penitent soul we need to stick to our daily prayer.
The Cross of Each Day
February 18th, 2010
Thursday after Ash Wednesday
In our daily lives we need to offer up disappointments and the little irritations and details. Jesus said, “If any man would come after me, let him deny himself…” We need to pick up our Cross not only on the big things, but also in the little details of daily life.
Lent, a time for coming closer to God
February 17th, 2010
When any one of us realizes he is sad, or is ill-humored, bad tempered, blames others or things around him, spiritually lazy, not able to finish things, we need to say to ourselves, “I am not close enough to Christ”. Jesus says to us in those times, “Come on! Turn around! Return to me with all your heart.”
January 18th, 2010
Brother is not well and will not be doing the Meditations for a few days. Your prayers are appreciated.
The First Miracle of Jesus
January 17th, 2010
Sunday of the Second Week of Ordinary Time
Our Lady is called Virgin most powerful because her Son is God and cannot refuse her anything, as we see in the story of the marriage feast at Cana. Thus, we ought to turn more frequently to Our Lady.