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RISKS FOR GOD: An Advent Recollection

Published by Bro. Samuel Gonzales in newsupdate · 16/2/2015 20:57:33
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More than 60 participants from different Batches of TOTUS TUUS JOURNEY, together with the Seminarians and Visitors took the challenge of St. Louis Marie de Montfort: “IF YOU DON’T TAKE RISKS FOR GOD YOU WON’T DO GREAT THINGS FOR HIM.” Despite of the heavy rain, last November 29, 2014, nothing could stop the desire of everyone to attend the ADVENT RECOLLECTION held at the Montfort Missionaries Mission and Postulant House in Cebu. The said activity was part of the preparation of the community, for Advent and Christmas. This activity was facilitated by our very own Montfortian Priest Rev. Fr. Carmelo Esteban, SMM from Manila. At around 8 o’clock in the morning the event started with a HOLY HOUR prepared by. Fr. Carmelo, then followed by the session proper in which Fr. Carmelo delivered his striking topic about “GOD OF MERCY AND COMPASSION”. Everyone was moved as they listened to every inspirational stories of Fr. Carmelo manifested on their active participation and response. The event ended with a Holy Mass and the Blessing of the advent wreath. Thus, at 4:30 in the afternoon everyone left the house refreshed, happy and full of spirit. The Advent Recollection was indeed successful not only because it was well organized and well prepared but despite of the hindrances and struggles along the way of every participant, the spirit and burning desire in their hearts to be with the Lord manifest in their availability to take risks for God. This scenario proved only that these people have already embraced and lived the Spirituality taught by St. Louis-Marie de Montfort- TOTUS TUUS




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