Month: November 2023

November 30: St. Andrew / San Andrés

The Church celebrates today the feastday of the Apostle St. Andrew. He, along with his brother St. Peter, were called by Jesus along with another set of brothers, Sts. James and John (Matthew 4, 18-22). There is a great simplicity

November 29: Patiently Doing What Is Right

St. Paul wrote to the Church which was gathering in Rome to say, “patiently do what is right.” (Romans 2, 7) Later in the same letter, he says that “affliction produces patience, and patience produces character, and character produces hope.”

November 28: A People of Hope

As we draw closer and closer to the end of the Church’s liturgical year, there is a growing emphasis given to taking responsibility for our actions, examining where we are spiritually, and facing our mortality. The Church reminds us with

28 de noviembre: Gente de Esperanza

Somos gente de esperanza. No tendríamos que preocuparnos sobre la cuestión de cuándo llegará el fin del mundo, sino vivir como católicos, que sabemos que tenemos que vivir responsablemente el Evangelio cada día. Si hacemos esto, no tenemos ningún motivo

November 27: The Season of Giving / El Tiempo para Dar

The Gospel we heard over the weekend (Matthew 25, 31-46) reminded us that Christ the King is coming in glory to judge us, based on how we have shared our love and blessings with others through genuine acts of charity

November 26: The Day of the Lord

During the past few weeks, as we have drawn closer and closer to the end of the Church year, we have been exhorted to be prepared, to be alert, and to use our gifts well. Today, helped by Matthew 25,

26 de noviembre: El Día del Señor

En los tiempos Bíblicos, era el rey el encargado de hacer justicia. Se le representa muchas veces bajo la figura del pastor que trata con equidad a sus ovejas, es decir, según las necesidades de cada una (Ezequiel 34, 11-17).

November 24-26: Preparing for Sunday’s Mass

Have you ever had the experience of doing something for somebody and only later discovering how much it meant to them? Only later discovering that it meant far more to that person than you realized at the time you did