Today’s feast, the Solemnity of All Saints, is purposefully placed by Holy Mother Church towards the close of the liturgical year, just a few weeks before the beginning of Advent, in order to bring us to contemplate the last things (death, judgment, Heaven, and Hell). At the end of November, we will reflect on Christ […]Read more "Our Heavenly Goal"
My family’s big sport was baseball. We spent so many hours playing, watching, or thinking about playing baseball. Dad was the coach for our coach’s pitch team. We would spend what seemed like endless hours throwing, catching, and fielding the balls the Dad would hit to us. But what we really wanted, what I think […]Read more "Temptation and Baseball"
“It has been reported to me about you, my brothers and sisters, … that there are rivalries among you.” In today’s epistle, St. Paul issues a rebuke to the Christians at Corinth. He has heard that there are rivalries and divisions among the Christians. He is probably disappointed. It has not been very long at […]Read more "Unity in the Family"
Para muchas personas, la cosa más peor en el mundo es morir. Para la persona que no cree en Dios o no cree en algo después de esta vida, la muerte parece ser el fin de todo, y entonces la muerte sería de evitar a todo costo. Entonces, hoy día hemos desarrollado tecnologías médicas que […]Read more "Pecar es peor que morir"
Cari fratelli e sorelle, ormai siamo arrivati al mese di Novembre e, avvicinandoci alla fine del anno liturgico, la Santa Madre Chiesa, per mezzo della Santa Liturgia, ci mette nella contemplazione delle cose ultime. Ed è così che la domenica scorsa abbiamo contemplato Cristo Re, chi regna sopra la patria celeste. In tale festa abbiamo […]Read more "The Saints Shine with the Splendor of Christ"