Month: October 2021

October 23-24: Preparing for Sunday’s Mass

When Jesus hears the desperate plea of Bartimaeus (Mark 10, 46-52) and calls Bartimaeus to come to Him, the Gospel account tells us: “Bartimaeus threw aside his cloak, sprang up, and came to Jesus. Jesus said to him in reply,

October 22: Feast of St. John Paul II

In a packed St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican on Divine Mercy Sunday in 2014, Pope Francis officially declared former pontiffs John Paul II and John XXIII as Saints. Today the Universal Church celebrates the Feastday of St. John Paul

22 de octubre: Fiesta de San Juan Pablo II

Hoy la Iglesia celebra la fiesta de San Juan Pablo II, “el Papa peregrino,” el Pontífice que viajó por el mundo entero llevando un mensaje de paz y reconciliación. Juan Pablo II, como heredero del Concilio Vaticano II, contribuyó enormemente

October 21 / 21 de octubre: Adoration / Adoración

Once upon a time, a six year-old started first grade in her parish school. Her mother had taught her over the summer to kneel by her bedside each night before going to sleep and recite a number of night prayers. …

October 20 / 20 de octubre: Vigilance / La Vigilancia

Mientras nos acercamos al fin del año de la Iglesia, vamos a escuchar más y más de la importancia de la vigilancia. estamos llamados a ser responsables de la gracia y de los talentos que Dios graciosamente

18 octubre: La Fiesta de San Lucas

La Iglesia hoy celebra la Fiesta de San Lucas. Su nombre significa: “luminoso, iluminado” (viene del latín “luce” = luz). Él escribió dos libros muy famosos: el tercer Evangelio y Los Hechos de los Apóstoles. Es un escritor muy agradable,

October 18: Feast of St. Luke

Today the Church celebrates the Feast of St. Luke, the physician and companion of St. Paul whose Gospel preserved the most extensive biography of Jesus Christ. St. Luke wrote a tremendous amount of the New Testament, including the earliest history

October 16-17: Preparing for this Sunday’s Mass

The author Robert Greenleaf coined the term “servant leadership.” It is a notion which appears not only in the New Testament, but also in the lives of many great leaders and many holy people over the centuries. The story of