Monthly Archives: December 2013

God is faithful

“God is so faithful that He never abandons those who have recourse to Him; His love is so tender that far sooner will the sea run dry, or the sun cease shining, than the Heavenly Father lack pity for His … Continue reading

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LORD, I WANT TO SEE!

I remember after September 11, many people asked: Where was God? And in all my travels to third- world countries on missionary work, very often I also have the temptation to ask: Where’s God in the mist of so much … Continue reading

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GPS

“First comes God, then your spouse, then your family, then whatever else God asks of you.” – Fr. Peter Devereux, international chaplain of His Way at Work We’ve been running sessions for young people at the seminary called GPS – … Continue reading

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The Star

“For each of us there is a desert to travel, a star to discover, and a being within ourselves to bring to life.” If as Herod, we fill our lives with things and again with things; If we consider ourselves … Continue reading

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Are You a King?

Looking down at a Christmas manger and looking upon the quiet, little baby lying there, I can’t help but question, “Are you really a king?” He doesn’t seem to fit my concept of one. Aren’t kings conquerors? Mighty, powerful lords, … Continue reading

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What “Gift” Really Means

I was balanced somewhat uncomfortably between the driver and passenger, in a little pickup-truck bouncing over the rough back roads of the Mexican town Aculco. This was just one more day of Holy Week missions and we were on our … Continue reading

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Babies and Love

Love: no matter how cute or ugly a baby is, he always inspires love. All babies are lovable because they are weak. No matter if you are rich or poor, king or queen, businessman or businesswoman, student, athlete, shepherd or … Continue reading

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On Angel Wings

“Every time a bell rings an angel gets its wings.” – Zuzu Bailey DISCLAIMER: I am not a theologian. I read the Bible and the Catechism. Sometimes I understand them (with hard work, reflection and help from wise people). Some … Continue reading

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Purity of heart

“Chastity, or cleanness of heart, holds a glorious and distinguished place among the virtues, because she, alone, enables man to see God; hence Truth itself said, ‘Blessed are the clean of heart, for they shall see God.’” — Saint Augustine … Continue reading

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Awake, My Soul

Have you ever wondered why the Church places four weeks of Advent before Christmas? Isn’t Christmas majesty and exciting enough by itself? Doesn’t the season of Advent distract us from celebrating Christ’s birth? Of course not!!! The purpose of Advent … Continue reading

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