In this week’s podcast, Fr. Javier reflects on the last of the cardinal virtues: temperance. The holiday season, in particular, is a good time to reflect on this virtue as we battle the temptations of partaking in so many pleasurable things and activities all around us!
In this week’s podcast, Fr. Javier reflects on the virtue of justice, in which we are called to give each person his or her due, and how we must foster this virtue in our relationships with God, our neighbors, and ourselves.
In this podcast, Fr. Javier del Castillo reflects on the Annunciation of the Lord, as told in the Gospel for the Fourth Sunday of Advent, and invites us to contemplate and imitate Mary’s listening heart.
Fr. Javier del Castillo begins our Advent podcast series reflecting on St. Josemaria’s simple instruction for a fruitful and peaceful Advent: “Open your own hearts to Jesus and tell him your story” (Christ is Passing By, no. 1).
In this podcast, Fr. Peter Armenio reflects on the connection between joy and our personal encounter with Jesus Christ, and how that connection overflows and influences our ability to bring Jesus Christ to others.
On this podcast for the third Sunday and week of Advent, we continue our preparation to “be ready” for Christmas—the celebration of our transcendent God breaking into our own world in the fullness of time—by contemplating Jesus Christ as the true source of peace and joy. “He shall take his place as shepherd by the strength […]
On today’s podcast we reflect on the readings for the Mass of the third Sunday of Advent also known as “Gaudete Sunday” or “Rejoice Sunday”. The very first description of Jesus in the Gospel is that he is “good news of great joy” (Luke 2:10). He gives hope and great joy! Great joy always surrounds […]
On this podcast for the second week of Advent, we reflect on the work of John the Baptist of preparing the way of Lord and how God wants us to become modern John the Baptist’s in our family circles, places of work, on our sick bed, on the sports field, at the party, etc. The […]
How are you going to prepare for Christmas? On this podcast for the first week of Advent, we reflect on this time that we are given to prepare for that central moment in history when God took on our flesh and began to walk among us. Above all, it is a time to ready ourselves […]
As we prepare for the season of Advent, we share a reflection on two of the fruits of the Holy Spirit: peace and joy. And how with these gifts we are called to create bright and cheerful homes and environments like the home of the Holy Family in Nazareth. “The fruit of the Spirit is […]
Now the birth of Jesus Christ took place in this way. When his mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, before they came together she was found to be with child of the Holy Spirit; and her husband Joseph, being a just man and unwilling to put her to shame, resolved to send her away. […]
Now when John heard in prison about the deeds of the Christ, he sent word by his disciples and said to him, “Are you he who is to come, or shall we look for another?” And Jesus answered them, “Go and tell John what you hear and see: the blind receive their sight and the […]