Trust in the middle of the storm

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12th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B: June 21, 2015
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De quien recibe nombre toda paternidad

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Santísima Trinidad, Año A: 15 Junio 2014
Ex 34, 4-6.8-9; Dn 3; 2 Cor 13, 11-14; Jn 3, 16-18 (more…)

From whom all fatherhood is named

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Most Holy Trinity, Year A: June 15, 2014
Exod 34:4-6 8-9; Dan 3:52-54, 56; 2 Cor 13:11-13; John 3:16-18 (more…)

What do you do with the mystery of the Trinity?

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Most Holy Trinity, Year C: May 26, 2013
Prov 8:22-31; Ps 8; Rom 5:1-5; John 16:12-15

Today we celebrate the mystery of the Most Holy Trinity. But what is a mystery? In books of fiction, a mystery is often a puzzle related to a crime that a detective is supposed to solve. But when we speak about the faith, it means something different. From what I have heard, it is something that you say when you want a child to stop asking questions! “No, I don’t know who or why or how! It’s a mystery. Beat it, kid!”

But, of course, that’s not really what a mystery of the faith is. A mystery is something that is initially out of reach of our human reason— (more…)

Domingo de la Sagrada Familia: Proteger nuestras familias del peligro

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La Sagrada Familia, Año A: 26 Diciembre 2010
Sir 3, 3-7.14-17; Sal 127; Col 3, 12-21; Mat 2, 13-15.19-23

En las fiestas de Navidad, celebramos la verdad que el Hijo de Dios, nacido del Padre antes de todos los siglos, asumió la naturaleza humana nuestra en la Encarnación y nació en Belén hace 2000 años. Nuestro Señor se hizo como nosotros en todo menos el pecado; inclusive en crecer en una familia humana. Por eso, dentro de la Octava de Navidad, celebramos la fiesta de la Sagrada Familia: la Sagrada Familia de Jesús y Santa María y San José.

Meditemos un rato en este aspecto del gran misterio de la Encarnación; y veamos cómo podemos hacer nuestras familias semejantes a la Sagrada Familia. (more…)

Holy Family Sunday: Protecting our families from danger

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Holy Family Sunday, Year A: Dec. 26, 2010
Sir 3:2-6, 12-14; Ps 128:1-5; Col 3:12-17; Matt 2:13-15, 19-23

At Christmas we celebrate the truth that the Son of God, eternally begotten of the Father, took on our human nature in the Incarnation and was born a baby in Bethlehem some 2000 years ago. Our Lord Jesus became like us in all things but sin. And that includes growing up in a family. And so each year, within this Christmas Octave, usually on Sunday, we celebrate the feast of the Holy Family: celebrating that fact, celebrating that family, with Mary as Jesus’ mother and Joseph as his foster father. And so we take time to meditate upon this aspect of the great mystery of the Incarnation—and also to see how we may model our own families upon the Holy Family. (more…)

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