Monthly Archives: November 2011

A Little Concert

About midway through last week, a brother comes up and asks me if I am going to the concert on Saturday. Shrug. I have Van Gogh’s ear for music so it didn’t excite me. Plus, it’s modern classical which you … Continue reading

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When being idealistic isn’t bad

Picking up where we left off with Taylor Swift, I want to continue this series on adolescent psychology by talking more about the idealism of an adolescent. I’ll never forget one class I had with Elena Orozco. Elena is a … Continue reading

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“Listening” to Taylor Swift

This summer I was introduced to the famous Taylor Swift by our ECYD mission corps volunteers-well, they introduced me to her music, I should say. Up until then, I knew the name, but I never had any interest in listening … Continue reading

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So…what is the POC up to?

As some of you recall, we have something called the POC (Participatory Organizational Council for long).  It has been working to improve how we work for the past several months. Lately, a few questions have come up about what exactly … Continue reading

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Strengthen your friendship with Christ

“What matters above all is to tend one’s personal relationship with God, with that God who revealed himself to us in Christ.” (Pope Benedict XVI) Our Faith is more than going to Mass on Sunday. Our Faith is more than … Continue reading

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Man Up!

“There was once a common understanding in our society among men that there are standards of action and behavior to which men should hold themselves. Men, the code dictates, among other things, keep their word, whether in writing or not, … Continue reading

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Back on the Holy Stairs

After my last reflection about climbing the Holy Stairs in Rome, I got a little reflection from a friend in Regnum Christi that I thought would be good to share. She was there with the mother of a few Legionaries. … Continue reading

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Ask Christ for Help!

“God is watching us as we battle and fight in the combat of faith.  His angels are watching us, and so is Christ.”  (St. Cyprian) In just a few days, we will all be sitting with family members, cousins and … Continue reading

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The Cross before Me

The cold mountain air nips my skin, I can hear the sound of my stops on the hard path, everything seems abandoned, every star seems to cast a shadow, there are no turns but the lines of trees converge on … Continue reading

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The Stations on the Stairs

As a seminarian, I am constantly forming myself to be ready to save souls, to be ready to confront the problems of the world, to be ready to be a priest. A lot of that right now is dedicated to … Continue reading

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