22 June 2019
By Stefania Caterina and Fr Tomislav Vlašić
Father Tomislav: Dearest Brothers and Sisters; in today’s reflection I want to connect two feasts in which we believe: the Feast of the Most Holy Body of Christ and His Precious Blood and the anniversary of the apparitions of Mary Most Holy which occurs on 25 June. The two feasts are connected insofar as we want to give our life, our existence to Jesus Christ, our Lord, as Mary Most Holy did, and become a living Eucharist.
The subject of this reflection is “The Church descends from Heaven”. It means that the universe participates in a particular way in every feast that we celebrate this year; we express our desire to welcome what descends from the Heart of the Good Shepherd, from the One and Triune God, and we desire to participate in the grace that descends from Heaven.
Nowadays many talk about the depression humanity experiences in this time in terms of economical, financial difficulties and the feeling of having no future. It is also said that God does not react in this time. But this is not true, and we want to show that He wants to react and that He does react. We have spoken about the Trinitarian power who wants to express itself through us, expecting that we participate in this unstoppable action of God in this time. Continue reading