Mary, Mother of Unity

Like Christ himself, the Church is not only the instrument of unity, but also its efficacious sign. And the Virgin Mary, the Mother of Christ and of the Church, is the Mother of that mystery of unity which Christ and the Church inseparably signify and build up, in the...

The week of prayer for Christian Unity

Christ calls all his disciples to unity. (…) All together, they are invited by the ever fresh power of the Gospel to acknowledge with sincere and total objectivity the mistakes made and the contingent factors at work at the origins of their deplorable divisions. What...

Baptism : Fioretti

Yes, thanks to all the lepers of the North Vietnam whom we met during this Mission. Thanks to these deeply handicapped persons without legs or hands, with their faces distorted by a former but destructive leprosy. To us, all of them were signs of Man’s Beauty ...

Baptism, a vital bond : the Church is our Mother

On Sunday January 12 th, we’ll be celebrating the Baptism of Jesus  : this is a good opportunity for us to question ourselves about the meaning of our Baptism – in our personal life – . Let’s listen to Pope Francis : “Our taking part in...

The Baptism of Jesus

In the trail of the Epiphany, the Liturgy of the Church invites us now to celebrate the Baptism of Jesus Christ. By His Baptism, when He inaugurated His public life, Our Lord appears in the line of the sinners. He who never nevertheless committed any sin will take on...