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Archive - January 2016

doubt

doubt

Once again, we find ourselves before Christ preaching in the synagogue. Doubt overcomes his listeners until the point that they want to kill Christ. We too can let doubt in, and through sin kill the life of Christ in us. Even Jeremiah doubted his...

Thy Kingdom Come!

Thy Kingdom Come!

“What is that?” The German girl who sits next to me in my Spanish class pointed to the top of my paper where I had written a particularly pretty “TKC!” “Oh. Well, you remember I’m a Catholic missionary, right?”  She nodded her head in agreement...

a new saint

a new saint

I received an early birthday present: Pope Francis has approved the canonization of Blessed José Sánchez del Río, a 14 year-old Mexican martyr. Soon we can call him “Saint José”. Now I’ve written one book in my life, “Blessed José”, and it was about...

Grace like vanilla pudding

Grace like vanilla pudding

God´s grace is like vanilla pudding – we will never run out. That´s because we have a donation of ninety-six boxes of it in our fridge. (The pudding, I mean.) Yes, boxes…with sixteen individual-size desserts in each box. Funny thing is, during my...