Jesus heals the man blind from birth
The Lord made clay and anointed my eyes. I washed them and was able to see.
(Cf. John: 9,11)
The woman said to him,
"I know that the Messiah is coming, the one called the Christ;
when he comes, he will tell us everything."
Jesus said to her,
"I am he,the one who is speaking with you."
John, 4:25, 26
Two seagulls enjoy the Spring sun on our terrace of Villa Paolina
Painting from Sieger Köder
This is my Son the Beloved; with him I am well pleased;
listen to him.
First Sunday of Lent
Jesus was led by the Spirit into the desert
to be tempted by the devil.
Jesus said: One does not live on bread alone,
but on every word that comes forth from the mouth of God."
Let us imitate the meekness of Jesus, his humility, his love, his mildness, his zeal for souls and God’s honor, his spirit of penance. 1855
The cross is the real test of faith, the true foundation and source of hope, the perfect refinement of love, in a word, the way to heaven. 1859
It is precisely the cross which Jesus offers us which we ought to embrace with great willingness and not choose our own crosses. 1843
We must pray for love of the cross. Then frequently we shall see things in an entirely different light. 1855
With a joyful heart endeavor to accept little daily annoyances out if love for God, swallowing them like water. Try it. (1877
In all suffering God sends us he has his wise designs, and to those who love him everything turns out for the best. 1878