They were astonished at the fearlessness shown by Peter and John, considering that they were uneducated laymen; and they recognised them as associates of Jesus; but when they saw the man who had been cured standing by their side, they could find no answer. So they ordered them to stand outside while the Sanhedrin had a private discussion. Read More
While they were still talking to the people the priests came up to them, accompanied by the captain of the Temple and the Sadducees. They were extremely annoyed at their teaching the people the resurrection from the dead by proclaiming the resurrection of Jesus. They arrested them, and, as it was already late, they kept them in prison till the next day. Read More
Everyone came running towards them in great excitement, to the Portico of Solomon, as it is called, where the man was still clinging to Peter and John. When Peter saw the people he addressed them, ‘Men of Israel, why are you so surprised at this? Why are you staring at us as though we had made this man walk by our own power or holiness? Read More
Today is the seventh day of the month and I would like to keep my promise to dedicate the seventh day of each month in a special way to our Heavenly Father’s message to Madre Eugenia Ravasio[i]. Why?
There is a simple explanation:
So far I have not found a comparable scripture outside the biblical revelation which conveys the love of our heavenly Father for us human beings as invitingly as these few pages which our heavenly Father communicates to Madre Eugenia in an apparition. Read More
But Mary was standing outside near the tomb, weeping. Then, as she wept, she stooped to look inside, and saw two angels in white sitting where the body of Jesus had been, one at the head, the other at the feet. They said, ‘Woman, why are you weeping?’ ‘They have taken my Lord away,’ she replied, ‘and I don’t know where they have put him.’ Read More
Then Peter stood up with the Eleven and addressed them in a loud voice: ‘Men of Judaea, and all you who live in Jerusalem, make no mistake about this, but listen carefully to what I say. Men of Israel, listen to what I am going to say: Jesus the Nazarene was a man commended to you by God by the miracles and portents and signs that God worked through him when he was among you, as you know. Read More
It was very early on the first day of the week and still dark, when Mary of Magdala came to the tomb. She saw that the stone had been moved away from the tomb and came running to Simon Peter and the other disciple, the one whom Jesus loved. ‘They have taken the Lord out of the tomb,’ she said, ‘and we don’t know where they have put him.’ Read More
Judas has completed his betrayal and Jesus is taken captive. This happens after the Lord in Gethsemane has received the suffering from the Father’s hand and has said His yes to all that now lay before Him.
A yes that went through fear and pain of death; a yes, after he had asked his father that this cup should pass him by (cf. Mt 26:39-44); a yes of total surrender to the Father; a yes out of love for us humans.Read More
Preliminary remark: I created these meditations 2018, so they are repetitions. At that time the present painful situation was not yet foreseeable. That is why there are formulations which refer to the normal course of the Holy Masses.Read More