Good Friday Meditation – Police Brutality

Today, we commemorate the Passion of Jesus of Nazareth, who died on the cross in a government-sanctioned extrajudicial execution.  Rejected by the religious establishment and vilified for reaching out to those who were rejected by society, Jesus was arrested and brutalized for preaching the word of God and for building the Kingdom.   Today, many … More Good Friday Meditation – Police Brutality

Prayer to St. Joseph

Today, we celebrate the Feast of Saint Joseph and I wanted to share this beautiful prayer written by my friend, Terry. In a world that is wounded by injustice and toxic masculinity, we ask: Saint Joseph, pray for us. Prayer to St. Joseph By Terrence J. Moran St. Joseph… Who believed in Mary’s word, make us a … More Prayer to St. Joseph

El Arbol de la Humanidad (The Tree of Humanity)

El Arbol de la Humanidad (The Tree of Humanity) By Fr. Pedro Trigo, SJ (trans. Br. Christian Seno, OFM) Today, we present ourselves before You as branches Of the old, verdant tree of humanity. We, O Lord, are children born of the common sap That, through the centuries, has produced both splendid and poisonous flowers; … More El Arbol de la Humanidad (The Tree of Humanity)

Vocation Vacation

This Advent season has been instrumental in my discernment of a vocation to religious life with the Franciscan Friars. For the first time ever, I realized the significance of Advent as a preparation for the coming Feast of the Incarnation, the birth of our Lord Jesus Christ. No longer distracted with Christmas shopping, or the … More Vocation Vacation