A Radical Change of Heart

Chapter Talks

Pope Francis said: “Let’s consider a big obstacle to change, the existential myopia that allows us defensively to select what we see. Existential myopia is always about holding on to something we’re afraid to let go of” (Let Us Dream, p.18). Repentance is about change, about turning from an attitude or a view that is short-sighted, rigid, filled with fear, that in the Pope’s words ‘allows us to defensively select what we see’…

January 24, 2021 Read More

The Body and Blood of Christ Present in our Lives

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“Every time that we participate in Holy Mass and we are nourished by the Body of Christ, the presence of Jesus and of the Holy Spirit acts in us, shaping our hearts, communicating an interior disposition to us that translates into conduct according to the Gospel."  Pope Francis, Angelus, June 22, 2014

June 14, 2020 Read More

Everyday a New Beginning

Chapter Talks

Revitalization:  to impart new life or vigor…to restore to a fresh condition.  What if this word became a sacred image for us as a community? No question: we worry about our future, the immediate future of our individual lives and the life of our community. Such ‘worry’ is part of our humanity and there is nothing wrong with it. 

August 06, 2019 Read More

Tuesday of the Fourth Week of Lent

Daily Lectio

AUGURI
, PAPA FRANCESCO!CONGRATULATIONS, POPE FRANCIS!
WE REJOICE WITH YOU IN CELEBRATING FIVE YEARS OF YOUR PAPACY
THANK YOU FOR WITNESSING TO THE JOY OF THE GOSPEL
Readings of the day: RB 35:1-11 Weekly Servers at Table and in the KitchenMass: Ezk 47:1-9, 12; Resp Ps 46; Jn 5:1-16
Do you
March 13, 2018 Read More

Wednesday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time: Saint Anthony (d. 356)

Daily Lectio
 Readings of the day: RB 3:67-13Mass: 1 Samuel 17:32-33; Resp. Psalm 144; Mark 3:1-6
With plenty to say about today’s readings, I offer instead two items, not unrelated, I read this morning. First, the Holy Father’s Tweet:
We pray to God for the courage to ask forgiveness andto learn how to listen to what he is saying to us.
January 17, 2018 Read More
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