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Can a 12th century monk teach something to us, free men in a hyper-connected world? If the reader is tempted to give a negative answer, I may ask him to …

Summertime is usually when we get to go away and rest for a little. We all need a break from our busy schedules. Even Christ takes a break with his …

When Christ was preaching in the synagogue, no one recognized Him. The Jews weren’t expecting anything from this young man who got up to talk to them. They tried to …

The mission that God has invited us to do seems huge. He tells his disciples to go out in pairs to heal the sick without bringing anything. What God asks …

We all have our sicknesses like this woman with the hemorrhages or the girl close to death. We may not be physically sick, but sin also is a sickness. We …

God is our loving Father who protects and guides us. He is the model for all fathers. When we go through the storms of life it is hard for a …

“Más sabe el diablo por viejo que por diablo.” Hace algunos días tuve la oportunidad de participar en un congreso internacional científico-teológico. Fue una gran experiencia que me abrió los …

If thou didst ever hold me in thy heart Absent thee from felicity awhile, And in this harsh world draw thy breath in pain, To tell my story.     …

There’s an interesting topic in the Synoptic Gospels. I refer to that part in which the Pharisees ask Jesus if it is licit to pay the tax imposed on them …

God is the best gardener, and, as every good gardener, He knows that weeds and bad soil are the worst to get seeds to start growing. In the Gospel today …

The Feast of the Sacred Heart is my favorite feast day because about 2 years ago God gave me a very special grace during the novena of the Sacred Heart, …

Today we celebrate the feat of Corpus Christi or the feast of our Lord’s Body and Blood. We celebrate the fact that Christ became man and has wanted to stay …

The Holy Trinity is a mystery, but yet God is close to us and wants to be ever more close to us. Today’s feast one can try to understand with …

Mother, as your month draws to a close, I’d like to take a few moments and share them exclusively with you.  I know there will be many moments in the …

I’ve always been afraid of deep water. As a child, when it came to sports, I always chose to run or to kick a ball over swimming. But now I …

Happy feast of Pentecost! Today we celebrate the Holy Spirit. The Spirit of Mercy, the Spirit of Peace, the Spirit of Love, and the Spirit of all that is Good. …

Lord Jesus, maybe it’s a bit hard for me to pray directly to the Holy Spirit—I guess I’m not quite sure how to relate with him.  Yet I know he’s …

Forty days after having celebrated the Resurrection we celebrate Christ’s Ascension. Christ becomes the stairway to heaven because He is is the only one who has come down, and the …

The commandment that Christ leaves us today in the Gospel is to love one another as He has loved us. He loves us! Of this we can never doubt. This …

El cine se ha convertido en la actualidad en un arte dominante. Un elemento de gran importancia para la elección de una buena película es si ésta está basada en …

Many times we look at the saints and marvel at their testimony and say how holy they were as if it weren’t for us or as if they were some …

Today we hear from St John that Jesus is the Good Shepherd.  But for Him to be a Shepherd, He must have a flock. We are his flock. How much …

Still being in the Easter Season, the readings give us pointers on what our attitude should be for this time. Christ arrives and offers peace and sends them to share …

Today the Church celebrates Divine Mercy Sunday. We who are in urgent need of his mercy take a day to reflect on his tender love and care for us. God …

Holy Saturday.  The Word of God is silent.  So where are your words, your words that are spirit and life?  Today I feel abandoned, left to fend for myself in …

You know not the day nor the hour—that’s what I’ve heard you warn us.  In your parables, Lord, the bridegroom always arrives when everyone’s asleep.  And the master decides to …

My god was my belly, my motive self-love, O Lord.  I made a rational choice to return when my stomach won out over my pride.  So I returned to you.  …

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