Novena to St Joseph – Day 4

Wedded to the loveliest of brides, entering marriage with strong ideals and a trust in God’s provident care, Joseph had a right to expect love and security that come with consecrated marriage. While marriage for him was the beginning of a high honor, it was also the beginning of a new pain. While it added […]

Novena to St Joseph – Day 3

Tradition has it that Joseph had taken the vow of virginity, thus renouncing the right to marriage. At any rate he lived a life of purity. He was stainless among men and pure in the sight of God. But God in His providence had greater designs for Joseph than mere abstinence. He chose Joseph, the […]

Novena to St Joseph – Day 2

There is always a cause for the choices God makes.  Out of the long procession of men through history, God selected Joseph to be the husband of Mary and the protector of the Savior. Joseph’s youth was one of stainless virtue. His young manhood was marked by deep religious faith and a burning desire to […]

Novena to St Joseph – Day 1

The man nearest to Christ Jesus was His foster father, Joseph the carpenter.  John the Baptist saw Christ briefly near the Jordan and knew that his work as Precursor was over.  The Apostles lived and worked with Christ during the brief days of His public life.  But Joseph presided over the events of Christ’s Infancy, […]

20 Anniversary of the Foundation of the Missionaries of Divine Revelation

Dear friends, 2021 is an important moment in the history of the Missionaries of Divine Revelation as it marks 20 years since our foundation. In fact, on the 11th February 2001, Cardinal Camillo Ruini, then Vicar of the Holy Father for Diocese of Rome, signed the decree that made us the Missionaries of Divine Revelation. […]

Have a Holy Christmas 2020

Dear friends, we are about to celebrate the Solemnity of Christmas.  At midnight mass the angels in the Gospel sing, “Glory to God in the highest and on earth peace to those on whom his favour rests.” (Lk2:14)  This baby is Our Lord, the Prince of Peace who has come to dwell amongst us (cfr […]

The Nativity by Federico Barocci (circa 1590) The humility of God who became a Child.

Christmas is the ideal time to contemplate the Lord’s birth through one of the most beautiful works of art: the Nativity by Barocci. Frederico Barocci (1530-1612), is one of the most important mannerist painters of the 16th century who applied an extraordinary use of colour, characterised by warm colour shades, to his artistic work. The […]

Fourth Sunday of Advent

The last Sunday of Advent has finally arrived! On this fourth Sunday, the Gospel recounts the story of the Annunciation to the Virgin Mary and her total openness to God’s Will. Our Lady shows her certainty that only by doing God’s Will can we find true joy and peace. How beautiful is Our Lady’s ‘yes’! […]

Third Sunday of Advent

The third Sunday of Advent is called “Gaudete” or rejoice Sunday and it takes its name from St Paul’s invite in the second reading to “Rejoice always” (1 Thess 5:16) As we draw closer to the coming of the Lord, we have a reason to be filled with joy. The Church shows her joy by […]