How is it that the Mother of my Lord Comes to me?

Dear Brothers and Sisters: On this Fourth Sunday of Advent Luke reminds us of the simplicity of Mary and Elizabeth.  It is good to ponder this habit of simplicity, to be free from complications, from putting on airs.  Especially as everything is accelerating before Christmas read more

God is Simple and so was the First Christmas

Dear Brothers and Sisters: At daybreak one Saturday in early December in 1531, Juan Diego was on his way to pray.  When he came near a hill called Tepeyac dawn had already come, and he heard someone calling him, ‘Juanito, Juan Dieguito.”  He saw a read more

Be Watchful at all Times in Advent

Dear Brothers and Sisters, I was happy to hear that some stores closed for Black Friday and even one store had its shopping cart closed, which did not stop others from buying $2.7 billion of goods that day.  During the same time Pope Francis was read more

Advent Weekday Email – Monday, November 30, 2015

Feast of St. Andrew, Apostle Andrew was the brother of Peter (prince of the apostles, first pope) who announced the Gospel in Greece and was crucified on an X shaped cross.  He and Peter were the first called to be followers of Jesus Christ. The read more

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