This week we celebrate the outpouring of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost. The coming of the Advocate promised by Jesus is a celebration of the birth of the Church. This Solemnity must be transformative and a reaffirmation of the ability of God's Spirit to transform our world. We need the Holy Spirit to help us … Continue reading Power For Transforming our World, Give Witness to the Kingdom of God!
Mother Josepha Hendrina Stenmanns Blessed Josepha was born on 28 May 1852, in Issum, Germany, the eldest of seven children. Even as a child she was concerned for the poor and suffering whom she visited with her mother. After leaving school, she contributed to the family income through her work as a silk weaver. At … Continue reading Prepare For Pentecost Pray the Prayer of Blessed Josepha Stenmanns SS.Ps COME HOLY SPIRIT!
Celebrating the Solemnity of the Ascension is a reminder that we've got work to do. Parting of loved ones and friends is never easy. The Apostles and followers of Jesus found themselves wondering "what do we do now?" After Jesus' resurrection he continued to teach them and be present to them over … Continue reading Let’s Get to Work! ¡Vamos a Trabajar!
Christ is the Reason for our Hope! In a time like no other we need to hear a word of Hope, and proclaim that hope in and over our lives. This week now the sixth of the Easter Season, we turn to Peters first letter when he encourages the Church to “Sanctify Christ”, that is … Continue reading
A Mother’s Love A Mother’s love is something that no one can explain. It is made of deep devotion and of sacrifice and pain. It is endless and unselfish and enduring, come what may. For nothing can destroy it or take that love away…. It is patient and forgiving when all others are forsaking. And … Continue reading
This week we are invited to listen to the voice of the Good Shepherd and to know His voice and follow Him. This Good Shepherd Sunday must be more than images of green grass and flowing streams, our Lord seated with sheep. There is a powerful truth if we truly accept Jesus as our … Continue reading Listen to the Voice of the Shepherd! “Behold I make all things New! rev 21:5
Allow Jesus to open your eyes, and then simply abide with Him. We our now into our third week of our Easter Journey and throughout this walk I have invited you to enter more deeply into a personal relationship with Jesus Christ, and to share that relationship by serving caring for others. So … Continue reading Allow Your eyes to be Opened, Abide with Jesus!
This Sunday is the Day we honor and celebrate in a special way The Divine Mercy. This day celebrating Jesus' Divine Mercy was given to us by Saint John Paul II. Christ mercy is the place that we can ultimately experience true peace. We started the season of Lent being our Authentic … Continue reading Find Your Peace through God’s gift of Mercy!
As we celebrate Easter in the midst of this Pandemic, we are drawn deeply into the Pascal Mystery and the great Power of the Resurrection. It may not "feel" like Easter. It is so different, it is so hard. Nothing is the same anymore. For me it's so strange as today April 12th … Continue reading God want to do something new in You. Dios quiere hacer algo nuevo en Ustedes.
This week we are invited to walk the road with Jesus. Find in this journey to His Passion strength for our journey. The world is walking the road to Calvary along with our Lord as He carries His cross. In a special way our suffering, our pain, our fear, and even the … Continue reading Walk the Road with Jesus! We unite to His Passion for our strength.