January 7, 2000

Festal Letter for the Glorious Feast of the Nativity 2000

“BE RECONCILED TO GOD” (2 Cor. 5:20) My Beloved, Blessed Children of the Church, On this blessed night, it is my pleasure to wish you a Blessed Feast of the Nativity of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, and to also wish you a blessed New Year, new century, and new millennium.  May the Lord grant us all to start a good new beginning and make us enjoy the blessings of the life with Christ, – …

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April 11, 1999

Papal Letter for the Feast of the Resurrection 1999

My beloved sons and brothers in the lands of immigration, clergy and congregations. Peace and grace from Our Lord, hoping that God may bless your lives and sanctify them and may every work that you do be successful. We thank God Who granted us to complete this Holy Pascha in peace and has brought us to the joys of His Resurrection. Our joy is not merely the joy of the Feast after ending the fast. – …

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April 9, 1999

Paschal Letter for the Feast of the Resurrection 1999

JOY IN HEAVEN AND ON EARTH My Beloved, the blessed children of the Church, Christ is Risen, Truly He is risen Today, we rejoice in the Resurrection of our Lord, God, and Savior Jesus Christ. The entire creation rejoices with us, because the Feast of the Resurrection is the feast of the heavenly and the earthly. The resurrection of Christ is a renewal for man and for the creation. When St. Paul talked about the – …

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January 7, 1999

Papal Letter for the Feast of the Nativity 1999

My beloved sons in the lands of immigration, priests and congregation. My peace and love, wishing for you all goodness from the Lord. Hoping that you are all growing in grace and in the love of Our Lord Jesus Christ. I congratulate you on the Feast of the Nativity and for the beginning of a New Year, may it be new for you in all things and especially for your spirituality. Amongst the words that – …

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April 19, 1998

Paschal Letter for the Feast of the Resurrection 1998

You shall know the truth and the truth shall make you free (John 8:32) My Beloved and Blessed Children of the Church: I congratulate all of you on the glorious Feast of the Resurrection, asking our Everliving God, Who rose from the dead, to grant us the joy and power of His glorious resurrection all the days of our lives. Our celebration of the Feast of the Resurrection is not a celebration of a historical – …

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April 18, 1998

Papal Letter for the Feast of the Resurrection 1998

My beloved sons in the lands of immigration, priests and congregation. My peace and love to you. Wishing you a happy life, being firm in the Lord and congratulating you all on the glorious Feast of the Resurrection. It gives us great joy to contemplate together in some matters with regards to the Resurrection. Christ arose of His own will and authority, as He previously gave Himself up to death of His own will and – …

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April 9, 1998

Festal Letter for the Glorious Feast of the Nativity 1998

Peace to the World My beloved, children of the Christ loving Diocese of Los Angeles, I congratulate you all on the Feast of the Nativity, asking our Good Lord to make it a blessed and Holy Feast for all of you. Today, we celebrate the birth of the King of Peace, Who came to the world bearing the message of peace to the entire world. On the day of His birth, a multitude of the – …

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January 7, 1998

Papal Letter for the Feast of the Nativity 1998

My beloved children in the land of Immigration, both Clergy and Congregations, I send to you my sincere love to each one of you, wishing you a joyous life in the land of foreignership. May the Lord keep you without fault, in love to one another with the true love. May He keep all of you for the edification of one another, without offense.  I would like to congratulate you with the start of the – …

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