"Lord, show us the Father, and we shall be satisfied.” John 14:8

IN THE LAST DAYS

…ἐν ἐσχάταις ἡμέραις… …“in the last days”… 2 Timothy 3: 1-5 In the fullness of time, when God sent His Only Begotten to us, who were journeying aimlessly through history as a race who walked in darkness and under the shadow of death because of sin, the Son of the Living One was identified as

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MERRY CHRISTMAS FOREVER!

  MERRY CHRISTMAS, ALL! Nothing like children and a new puppy to make Santa smile on Christmas Day! I brought this whole crew to new and eternal life by Baptism, having married their mom and dad before their arrival. The puppy belongs to the kids! The Pardo-Pagan tribe on Christmas Day, the Gutierrez boys with

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TURNING BACK

TURNING BACK A few years ago, during my favorite time of year, I shared this with a group of brothers and sisters; I pray it may bless you this Christmas. In what participants in Alcoholics Anonymous call The Big Book, there is a phrase I have shared with folks I have walked with in counseling and

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THE MARTYRDOM OF THE HOLY INNOCENTS – December 28th

LITTLE DID YOU KNOW, HOLY LITTLE ONES! The day after Christmas we celebrated the feast of Saint Steven, the Protomartyr, and today, on the fourth day of Christmastide, we commemorated the martyrdom of the Holy Innocents. The first was a grown man, full of the Holy Spirit, brave, able to speak for himself. The latter

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MYSTICAL WALTZING THROUGH HISTORY, INTO ETERNITY, IN THE ARMS OF GOD!

MYSTICAL WALTZING THROUGH HISTORY, INTO ETERNITY,  IN THE ARMS OF GOD REAL TIME Our God is so loving that he has granted us yet one more year to become aware, to seek understanding, to discern and decide, and to enflesh our decisions. To become aware that God has revealed Himself to us as our Father, as

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FEAST OF SAINT JOHN THE EVANGELIST – December 27th

FLY LIKE AN EAGLE Today, as we continue the celebration of the Birth of Christ, during the Twelve Days of Christmas, which reach to the Feast of the Epiphany of the Lord, on the sixth day January (the sad truncation of Christmastide caused by the transference of Epiphany to Sunday notwithstanding), we honor Saint John

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NATIVITY OF OF OUR LORD, AND GOD, AND SAVIOR, JESUS CHRIST

“What shall we offer You, O Christ, who for our sake has appeared on earth as man?                                   Every creature made by You offers you thanks. The angels offer you a hymn;                                                                                                                                       the heavens, a star;                                                                                                                                                              the Magi, gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh;                                                                                                      the shepherds, their wonder;                                                                                                                                         the earth, its cave;                                                                                                                                                                the wilderness, a manger;                                                                                                                                               

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