Below is an article from Loyola University Maryland’s magazine, which featured some quotations from an interview they did regarding my experience of Pope Francis’s visit last week! Source: Loyola Magazine » Our Jesuit Pope: A member of St. Junipero Serra’s order reflects
As Pope Francis’s visit to the United States wraps up, I have begun to reflect on the excitement of the past week and the message he has given us. I have followed the Pope’s appearances in Washington DC, New York, and now Philadelphia, and I, along with the hundreds and thousands of people who have … More Pope Francis Effect
Today, my Brothers and I had the great opportunity to attend the Canonization Mass of Blessed Junipero Serra with Pope Francis at the National Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, DC. This was my first time at a Canonization Mass and the first time ever seeing a Pope in person. Today was also the … More Mass with Pope Francis!
This is a moving post that highlights the plight of our migrant brothers and sisters, and indicts our own apathetic and often times ineffectual responses to their needs. Thank you to the Rahma Diaries. Dear Irresponsible Migrant Mother, What exactly were you thinking when you woke your children in the dead of the night, … More A Letter from One Mother to Another
This past week has been intense. On Monday, I started my classes at Loyola University Maryland in their Pastoral Counseling Department. For the next couple of years, I will be working on my degree in Pastoral and Spiritual Care, focusing on Faith and Social Justice. I am hopeful that this program will augment my post-novitiate … More Holy, Humbling, and Sacred, My First Week at Loyola University