Thursday, February 1, 2018

Fourth Day Morning Prayer and Eucharist!!!!!

This morning's Mass was presided over by Fr. Jose Angel Torres...ex-Guardian of the Curia...now he is the Custos of Porto Ricco...He is also the president of the Conference.....preached a short but meaningful homily.... 


 Every individual God puts in our lives has a definite purpose. In the Gospel about the Presentation of Jesus God gives such specific roles to key people.


 Through the pious man Simeon and the prophetess Anna God makes clear that Jesus indeed is the promised Messiah. Simeon and Anna also remind us of the value of silence and prayer: they devote their lives to prayer before God.

 In our fast-paced world, we have little time for quiet and prayer. In their prayer God promised Simeon and Anna that they would see the Messiah. They were richly rewarded, "Now, O Lord, you can dismiss your servant in peace, for you have fulfilled your word and my eyes have seen your salvation." (Lk 2: 29)

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