"Always a plus sign"

Social initiatives
"Always a plus sign"

Abel Albino is a pediatrician in Argentina. In 1995 he founded CONIN, an NGO that has set up more than 70 centers to combat infant malnutrition. From...

"Man and Woman"

From the Pope
"Man and Woman"

In his April 15 general audience, Pope Francis spoke about the difference and complementarity of man and woman, foundation of marriage and families.

The Strength of Leaven

Work
The Strength of Leaven

"When we strive to sanctify our specific profession, our particular family situation, and our other daily duties, we are not sanctifying simply an...

The Prelate in Valencia

From the Prelate
The Prelate in Valencia

Invited by Cardinal Antonio Cañizares, Archbishop of Valencia, Bishop Javier Echevarría gave an address on Blessed Alvaro del Portillo's contribution...

Message of the day

“Where there is humility, there is wisdom”

Quia respexit humilitatem ancillae suae -- because he has looked graciously upon the lowliness of his handmaid ... I am more convinced every day that authentic humility is the supernatural basis for all virtues! Talk to Our Lady, so that she may train us to walk along that path. (Furrow, 289)

If we turn to Sacred Scripture we will see that humility is absolutely necessary when we are making ready to listen to God. ‘Where there is humility, there is wisdom’, says the book of Proverbs. Humility means looking at ourselves as we really are, honestly and without excuses. And when we realise that we are worth hardly anything, we can then open ourselves to God’s greatness: it is there our greatness lies.

How well Our Lady, Jesus’ Holy Mother, understood this! She, the most exalted...

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