The meeting between two women: Mary, who carries God in her womb, and Saint Elisabeth, expecting the one who will announce him, the last prophet of the old testament announcing the Messiah for ages awaited. The meeting of tenderness and new life proclaimed: “The Almighty has done great things for me”. Every time we say yes to God, the Almighty does […]
Don Ubaldo Orlandelli
Anyone seeking to glorify himself through scientific progress, certain that one day it will solve all of our problems, he will have empty hands and will be more in need than before as he is bent by an impossible utopia. Only God can satisfy man’s needs: He came to tell us through the person of Jesus Christ, so that we do not have any doubts.
Step by step in deep snow, with trekking shoes and rucksack, rescuers help, save, comfort, and heal. They have the whole body and soul stretched, and they do not feel their aching muscles and the cold because they perceive the presence of Another who brings the rescue and the rescuer together: the Saviour brings them together and inspire them with joy and strength. […]
This is the “death” of saints who follow Christ, ascended into heaven, and are in His company forever. The power of true love is making our fulfilment eternal.
When we wish something, we often lose sight of the source of our wishes. Thus, we try to fulfil them in a certain way, but then what actually happens in life is precisely the opposite. But if we are sincere, we can realize that unforeseen events, if accepted, enhance in fact the fulfilment of our wishes. We can recognize this only if we […]
Mistakes do not stop love, and only those who do not really love let themselves be blackmailed by mistakes and stop.
Today I am 55 years old, 25 years of which dedicated to priestly service. All this reminds me my failings, omissions, and limits. All this gives me a lot of sorrow. But then I think that Christ has always used and still uses all my limits, my sorrow and my repentance to make himself known. Then I celebrate […]
Why did God give me gifts? So that Christ might be known. Why did God create me? So that I might know Christ and His love. And the more I understand these answers, the more He will be known and loved. This is the basis of the missionary work of those who have encountered Jesus.
When I love good feelings that a person produces in me and this person is passing away, I forget also the feelings and emotions I felt. When I love a person through everything I shared with him/her and this person is passing away, I do not lose anything and that person is always present. This distinguishes love from what […]
Anyone who had the gift of being in God can understand His strength, while those who claim God are not aware of their weakness and only follow their own project.