Love rejoices with others

In his famous discourse on love, St. Paul says that love “does not rejoice at wrong, butrejoices in the right” (1 Corinthians 13:6). Pope Francis comments on the first phrase, love doesnot rejoice at wrong: The expression chaírei epì te adikía has to do with a...

Family, peace, and punishment

Pope Francis reminds us that true love – essential for peace – “is not irritable” or easily provoked. [In St. Paul, irritable] refers to a violent reaction within, a hidden irritation that sets us on edge where others are concerned, as if they were...

Marital lies and mortal sin

Married persons also need a pure heart to avoid sins against the sixth beatitude, by usingmarital relations in a disordered way by putting limits or conditions on their total, unconditionalself-giving. This breaks and distorts the image of God’s total, unconditional...

Easter Blessings

Dear St. Mary of the Angels Family & Friends Love for us moved Jesus Christ to climb the steps to the summit of Calvary, embracingincredible suffering and death on the cross. So they took Jesus, and he went out, bearing his own cross, to the place called the place...