Category Reflections

The Pact of Turkenstein

A Positive Answer to the aggression against the Church by the powers in the French Revolution

During the French Revolution, the wave of anger against the Catholic Church rapidly took shape. The Legislative Assembly (1791), the Revolution’s second parliament, was even more extreme than the first. Thus divorce was also legalized. The clergy, which was not included in the constitutional contract, was declared to be unworthy of trust. In August 1792, ... Read more...

The joy of prayer

A Purim experience

Purim is finished, but always leaves a message of joy, hope and faith in God. The exaggerated cry of Purim is the sound of triumph, the sound of the victory of God and his people! The Fast and the prayer of Esther and her people, makes me reflect on the power of prayer. Never, we ... Read more...

Lent in the Land of Jesus

Time of grace!

This week began one of my favourite moments of the year, Lent, in preparation for the Holy Week. But why? If it supposed to be a time for sacrifice and conversion. Well precisely because it is much more than that. When I was a child, I thought that one of the places I most wanted ... Read more...

Ruah…

Another offering of the psalms

I write a brief preamble of the essence of the psalms. Breath! I say this because breathing is life is the breath of divine on its creation, and I think psalms are like songs prayed. They represent human states of mind like repentance, thanksgiving, adoration, hope, joys, judgment … all of these states of mind in ... Read more...

Christmas 2018

Celebrating our Savior – A Little Reflection

“For today in the city of David a savior has been born for you who is Messiah and Lord.” Luke 2, 11 As Christians who live in a time where everything outside has often more transcendence than the inside we must not celebrate a date where material gifts are simply exchanged, but commemorate this with ... Read more...

The Horizon Lights

Erikas meditation about Hanukah

This is my fourth article, I have been in Israel for 92 days and now I am going to celebrate the feast of Hanukkah. Jews celebrate the victory of light over darkness, honesty over dishonesty and a deeper spirituality over materialism. This commemoration marks the struggle of the Jews against their oppressors for the right ... Read more...

Bethlehem of Judah – Bethlehem of Galilee

A biblical necklace about the town of Jesus birth

In this Necklace we will use the three parts of the Covenant found in the Torah, the Prophets, and the Holy Writings. These three parts show well the unity and God’s fidelity to the Covenant with God’s People. In our Necklace we have the different stages in the history of Israel: In Genesis, from the ... Read more...