May 22: St. Rita / Santa Rita

In Mark 9, 38-40, we read: “John said to Jesus, ‘Teacher, we saw someone casting out demons in your name, and we tried to stop him, because he was not following us.’ But Jesus said, ‘Do not stop him; for

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May 21: St. Christopher Magallanes / San Cristóbal Magallanes

St. Christopher (Cristóbal) Magallanes, a parish priest, is one of 25 saints who are honored today for refusing to be intimidated by the anti-Catholic policies of the Mexican government at the start of the 20th century. They were killed for

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May 20: Mary, the Mother of the Church / María, Madre de la Iglesia

In speaking of Mary, Pope Francis has often highlighted the tender love she has for each of us, calling her the “Mother of tenderness who is always near.” On today’s feast, as we honor Mary as Mother of the Church,

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May 19: The Day of the Lord

Happy Feast of Pentecost! With joy, we celebrate today the Descent of the Holy Spirit and the birth of the Church.

When Jesus said, “As the Father has sent me, so I send you,” He did not intend those words

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19 de mayo: El Día del Señor

El Pentecostés de los Apóstoles lo hemos escuchado muchas veces (Hechos 2, 1-11). Ellos lo vivieron en plenitud y (gracias a ellos) nosotros lo vivimos también hoy.

Estamos reunidos hoy para celebrar la Misa, al fin del Tiempo Pascual, para

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17-18 de mayo: Preparándonos para Celebrar la Misa Dominical

Hemos estado celebrando por cincuenta días la Pascua. En la fiesta de Pentecostés, al fin del tiempo Pascual), vamos a celebrar el cumpleaños de la Iglesia que nació un día como hoy hace casi dos mil años. A pesar de

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May 17: Do You Love Me? / ¿Me Aman Ustedes?

In moments of fear, we often fall short of our best. This happened even to St. Peter, our Church’s chief Apostle and pastor. When fearful, even terrified, he denied Jesus three times. Then, after the Resurrection, the same St. Peter

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May 16: That They May Be One / Que Todos Sean Uno

Near the end of His public ministry, seated at the Last Supper, Jesus said, “My desire is that they may become completely one.” (John 17)

Jesus called “unity” the most characteristic mark of His disciples, a vital goal of

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May 15: St. Isidore the Farmer / San Ysidro Labrador

St. Isidore, born near Madrid, Spain in 1070, was a farm hand. He attended Mass every morning before he set out for work as a laborer, but, according to legend, his employer complained that his Mass attendance was taking up

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May 14: St. Matthias / San Matías

The Church celebrates today the Feastday of St. Matthias, Apostle. He followed Jesus from the time of His Baptism in the Jordan until His Ascension. For this reason, after the Ascension, he was “chosen” to take the place of the

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