ANCIENT WISDOM, NOT HOT TAKES: ESTABLISHING YOUR OWN RULE...

Lately I have come across a number of articles either endorsing or decrying the idea of “work-life balance.”  Maybe it’s an outcome of the...

MAY 19, 2024 GOSPEL REFLECTION

Today is Pentecost Sunday. On this day the Church celebrates the coming of the Holy Spirit. And in one of today’s possible gospel readings...

POPE ST. JOHN I

MEMORIAL: MAY 18 Pope St. John I was born in the 6th century in Tuscany, Italy. At that time the western region was under the...

THE SILENT GROWTH OF A SOUL

The analogy of plants that bear fruit relating to the spiritual life is very appropriate. Jesus, Himself, uses the analogy in multiple parables and...

VIVIR UNA VIDA VIRTUOSA A TRAVÉS DEL EJEMPLO DE...

La Virgen María fue preservada de toda mancha de pecado original, ella fue redimida anticipadamente por Cristo, por eso es modelo de perfección en...

WHAT TO DO WHEN YOU FIND YOURSELF IN A...

Chances are if you’re a Christian living out your Faith, you’ve experienced both some very high highs in your spiritual life and some very...

EXPANDING YOUR “VILLAGE”

There have been two recent happenings within our family that sparked fear in one (or more) of our children - and me, to be...

MAY 2024 KID’S CORNER

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THE SOLAR ECLIPSE & THE POWER OF MEMORY

A year post-Hurricane Katrina, another hurricane was targeting the Gulf Coast. Traumatized by our last experience, my mom, my brother, and I vehemently insisted...

MAY 19, 2024 GOSPEL REFLECTION

Today is Pentecost Sunday. On this day the Church celebrates the coming of the Holy Spirit. And in one of today’s possible gospel readings...

POPE ST. JOHN I

MEMORIAL: MAY 18 Pope St. John I was born in the 6th century in Tuscany, Italy. At that time the western region was under the...

ST. ISIDORE

MEMORIAL: MAY 15 St. Isidore was born in Madrid, Spain in the 11th century. He was a poor farmer who worked the land of a...

ANCIENT WISDOM, NOT HOT TAKES: ESTABLISHING YOUR OWN RULE OF LIFE THIS SUMMER

Lately I have come across a number of articles either endorsing or decrying the idea of “work-life balance.”  Maybe it’s an outcome of the...

CINDERELLA – AN EASTER STORY

I recently watched the Disney live action remake of Cinderella from 2015 starring Lily James, Cate Blanchett, and Richard Madden. It was certainly not...

A LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS

Many people picture medieval darkness when they think of Naples, Italy. Amid the aged cobble streets and tight walkways, there is an iridescent light...

THE TUNNEL MONTHS

When I was a seminarian as a collegiate student, the older guys and our formators warned us about the ‘tunnel months’ whenever our second...

GOOD LITURGY

If you have ever ventured into the online Catholic world, it will not take you long to come across opinions about how liturgy should...

WHAT IS RELATIVISM?

If there was ever a time when relativism could be treated as a reductio ad absurdum, a self-defeating principle, that time has long since...