The Annunciation is a joyous feast-day, because it announced the Savior coming soon into the world, Who brought the message of reconciliation with God.
“We live and die according to the will of God, Who punishes and pardons, strikes and spares”.
“The mystery of Baptism encompasses the nullification of “original sin”, which is passed down to people as though inherited from our progenitor Adam,”
“The mystery of death is deep and majestic, seeing how it is tied with the completion of one’s life on earth and future attendance before God’s Judgment”.
“In the mystery of Baptism, a person enters into a new, everlasting covenant with God, promising to fulfil His commandments, to die to sin and live for the Lord.”
“There are three necessary conditions that we Christians must satisfy when we go to meet the Lord Saviour”.
“Prayer for the departed and charity for them is useful only when it is brought with lively faith”.
“In the Mystery of Baptism, we become bearers of the name of Christ – Christians. We must bear this name with reverence and awe”.