September 30, 2020

Tomorrow Will Be Too Late! As he set out to form the Congregation of the Blessed Sacrament, Saint Peter Julian Eymard shared these words with his two sisters he loved so dearly. He wrote to them the day after he departed from Grenoble: “The bishop advises me to set out from here so as not […]

July 29, 2020

“I am the resurrection and the life; whoever believes in me, even if he dies, will live, and anyone who lives and believes in me will never die.” On June 13, 2020, the Mothers of the Blessed Sacrament celebrated their fifth anniversary. The cenacle began with a desire for a group of mothers to share […]

April 29, 2020

Everyone who sees the Son and believes in him may have eternal life, and I shall raise him on the last day. Today we cry out with the psalmist, “Let all the earth cry out to God with joy.” God’s promise is with us: Jesus’ forgiveness and the assurance of what will happen to those […]

January 29, 2020

The mystery of the kingdom of God has been granted to you. The imagery with which God speaks to Nathan, inspires him to share the entire vision with David. God revealed to Nathan David’s longing to build a house for God would take place only by his son, explaining that he had not dwelt in […]

October 30, 2019

For behold, some are last who will be first, and some are first who will be last. St. Paul reminds us in the first reading that, “all things work for the good for those who love God.” Jesus is asking us to find the pathway of his love, to “strive to enter through the narrow […]

July 31, 2019

Memorial of St. Ignatius of Loyola “The Kingdom of heaven is like a merchant searching for fine pearls.” In the first reading we see Moses coming down from the mountain with the commandments. I envision him being overwhelmed with humility, bringing down the law of God’s transforming love. But the children of Israel are afraid […]

May 29, 2019

“For ‘In him we live and move and have our being.’” At the very core of our existence is a longing for love and security. St. Paul knew from his own experience that without finding Jesus Christ this longing from the depths of his being would not be fulfilled. St. Paul was confirmed in his […]

January 30, 2019

“Do you not understand this parable?” We, who are blessed to hear the word of God and let it set deeply in our souls, desire the seed of God to flower to full-bloom. Living in this garden requires a personal pruning, feeding, and watering to keep it alive. In the first reading we hear, “By […]

December 14, 2018

Memorial of St. John of the Cross Jesus poses a question for us today, asking if the present generation would be “like children who sit in marketplaces” playing games and complaining when the other children do not play along. The present generation of Jesus’ day listened neither to John the Baptist nor to Jesus. But […]

November 30, 2018

Feast of St. Andrew, Apostle “Come after me, and I will make you fishers of men.” Close your eyes for a moment and let the above words resound in your mind. They swiftly find their way to the heart. We imagine Jesus’ voice, the voice of God calling. In today’s responsorial, we hear “Your words […]