News & Writings

February 2019

Feb 28

Sứ Điệp Mùa Chay Của ĐTC Phanxicô

Sứ điệp Mùa Chay 2019 của ĐTC Phanxicô   “Muôn loài thọ tạo những ngong ngóng đợi chờ ngày Thiên Chúa mặc khải vinh quang của con cái Người” (Rm 8, 19) Anh chị em thân mến, Hàng năm, qua Mẹ Giáo hội,...
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Feb 26

MENSAJE DEL SANTO PADRE FRANCISCO PARA LA CUARESMA DE 2019

MENSAJE DEL SANTO PADRE FRANCISCO PARA LA CUARESMA DE 2019 «La creación, expectante, está aguardando  la manifestación de los hijos de Dios» (Rm 8,19) Queridos hermanos y hermanas: Cada año, a través de la Madre Iglesia, Dios «concede a sus hijos anhelar, con el gozo de...
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Feb 26

MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS FOR LENT 2019

MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS  FOR LENT 2019 “For the creation waits with eager longing  for the revealing of the children of God” (Rm 8: 19) Dear Brothers and Sisters Each year, through Mother Church, God “gives us this joyful season when we prepare to celebrate the paschal mystery with mind and...
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Feb 22

Washington bishops support bill to repeal death Penalty

OLYMPIA - The Catholic bishops of Washington state submitted testimony Tuesday in support of Senate Bill 5339, which seeks to repeal the death penalty and require that life imprisionment without the possibility of parole become the sentence for agravated first degree murder convictions. "Our country's legal system is far from perfect when...
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Feb 13

Snake-bitten …

Everything is of one piece. Whenever we don’t take that seriously, we pay a price. The renowned theologian, Hans Urs Von Balthasar gives an example of this. Beauty, he submits, is not some little “extra” that we can value or denigrate according to personal taste and temperament, like some luxury that we say we cannot afford....
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Feb 13

Mordidos por la serpiente

Todo es de una pieza. Cuando no lo tomamos seriamente, pagamos un precio. El renombrado teólogo Hans Urs von Balthasar pone un ejemplo de esto. La belleza -afirma- no es algún pequeño “extra” que podemos valorar o denigrar según el gusto y el temperamento personal, como cierto lujo que decimos que no...
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Feb 8

Una diferente lista de deseos

¿Qué hay todavía sin acabar en vuestra vida? Bueno, siempre hay mucho que queda inacabado en la vida de cada uno. En realidad, nunca hay nada acabado. Nuestras vidas -según parece- son simplemente interrumpidas por nuestro morir. La mayoría de nosotros no completamos nuestras vidas, sólo nos quedamos...
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Feb 6

Một danh sách việc cần làm

Trong đời bạn còn điều gì dang dở? Chà, trong đời ai cũng luôn có nhiều điều còn dang dở. Chẳng điều gì thực sự thành toàn. Dường như cuộc đời chúng ta bị gián đoạn bởi cái chết. Hầu hết chúng ta chẳng...
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Feb 6

A Different Kind of Bucket-List

What’s still unfinished in your life? Well, there’s always a lot that’s unfinished in everyone’s life. Nothing is ever really finished. Our lives, it seems, are simply interrupted by our dying. Most of us don’t complete our lives, we just run out of time. So, consciously or unconsciously, we make a bucket-list of...
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Feb 5

Pope Francis’ 13 tips for a good marriage

In his apostolic exhortation Amoris Laetitia, Pope Francis used St. Paul’s “hymn to love,” taken from his First Letter to the Corinthians, to offer several pieces of advice on how to keep one’s marriage strong throughout the years, based on true love. “Love is patient, love is kind. love is not jealous or...
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Feb 1

13 consejos del Papa Francisco para un buen matrimonio en la Amoris Laetitia

El Papa Francisco recurrió al “himno de la caridad” de San Pablo, de su primera Carta a los Corintios, para dar algunos consejos sobre cómo sostener un buen matrimonio en el tiempo fundado en el amor verdadero. “Es valioso detenerse a precisar el sentido de las expresiones de este texto, para intentar una...
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