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Archive - October 2017

Easy Love/Tough Love

Easy Love/Tough Love

When the Pharisees heard that Jesus had silenced the Sadducees, they gathered together, and one of them, a scholar of the law tested him by asking, “Teacher, which commandment in the law is the greatest?” He said to him, “You shall love the Lord...

Time to Renew

Time to Renew

I have had the experience a few times.  It happens during Mass and it makes me squirm.  I might even sneak a look around to find out if people are looking at me.  And I’m willing to bet I’m now the only one who has had this particular experience: ...

The Other Ignatius

The Other Ignatius

We often hear of St Ignatius of Loyola, valiant founder of the Jesuits.  Another Ignatius impacted the world with his faith many centuries before him, Ignatius of Antioch. The persecution of the disciples in Jerusalem, Cyrene and Cyprus pushed the...

Learning to Love with La Madre

They say that you don’t choose the saints you are close to; instead, they choose you.  Sometimes we feel we are chosen by saints who answer our prayers for their intercession or help us practically (in case you’re wondering, St. Anthony lives at MY...

Days of Disaster

Days of Disaster

  Devastating hurricanes hit the Caribbean and Southern United States.  Terrifying earthquakes strike Mexico.  For reasons unknown, a man rains terror on a concert crowd in Las Vegas, killing dozens and wounding hundreds. What an awful summer...