Blessed Miguel Pro’s biographers say that even from a young age he was always joyful. As a youngster he played practical jokes on his sisters, wrote silly songs and played them on his guitar, and later he humored his brothers in the Society of Jesus with comics.
Sunday, Dec. 9
Second Sunday of Advent
Philippians 1:4-6, 8-11
In this week’s Gospel, we get a glimpse of Luke’s literary purpose of tying the inauguration of John the Baptist’s ministry to the wider world culture.
Sunday, Nov. 25
Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe
My fellow deacons and I recently had the opportunity to enjoy a dinner with Archbishop Emeritus Harry Flynn. After a wonderful dinner, as we sat around enjoying each other’s company, one of my classmates asked the archbishop: “Archbishop, do you have any advice to offer us as preachers in the Church?”
Evangelization is to tell the story of Jesus; to proclaim, share and spread the gospel; and to bring others to belief and help them deepen their faith.
Sunday, Nov. 11
32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time
1 Kings 17:10-16
Generosity inspires gratitude, and gratitude inspires generosity. In our lives, the Lord is generous to us, and even increases our ability to give.
St. Paul is the evangelizer extraordinaire! Jesus began the proclamation of the Gospel, and Paul, the apostle to the Gentiles, took the Gospel worldwide.
Sunday, Oct. 28
30th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Mark 10: 46-52
Have you heard some Gospel passages so many times that you are tempted to wonder if there is anything that can bring them to life again?