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

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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A THIEF OF A DIFFERENT SORT

FIRST SUNDAY OF ADVENT – CYCLE A A thief of a different sort. A child was stolen from his parents by a couple who could have no children; they were sterile.  The kidnappers were intent in living out the fantasy that the stolen child was theirs.  They obsessively showered the child with all sorts of gifts

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A DAY IN A LIFE

RUMMAGING FOR GOD: PRAYING BACKWARDS THROUGH YOUR DAY Here’s a wonderful article that I have found very helpful in my own life.  Enjoy! By Dennis Hamm, SJ About 20 years ago, at breakfast and during the few hours that followed, I had a small revelation. This happened while I was living in a small community

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ROAD SIGNS ON THE JOURNEY HOME, AND THE DEATH OF MY UNCLE. LOOKING BACK TO PASCHA AND FORWARD ON THE JOURNEY TO THE HEART OF THE FATHER

Yesterday I served the Sacred Liturgy and the Rites of Christian Burial for my uncle, Adelino, the last of his generation in our family, and my last link to the earthly source of my upbringing. Not wanting to trivialize the awesome reality of the encounter with death, and all the challenges and pain these experiences

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WELCOME TO MY HOME!

WELLCOME TO MY HOME! I am grateful to my brother in the Lord, Jerry Chavez, for his generous assistance in creating this site where I can meet with all of you to share our faith, plans and efforts to make the glory of our Lord known and visible through our lives. The joy of worshiping

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