Conversion. Discipleship. Evangelization.   Not following the logic of the world, but of the Lord  Converted missionary disciples who are becoming saints Embracing the place and the role Jesus gives us Doing not our will, but the will of the Lord     It was good to see and hear Archbishop Salvatore (Rino) Fisichella, President … Continue reading

You are the love of my life!

The love of my life! In today’s Gospel, Jesus Christ poses a crucial, life-changing, and life-giving question to His disciples: “Who do you say that I am?” (Mk 8:27-33) Who is Jesus for you? My answer is unequivocal: You are the love of my life! You have been the love of my life for quite … Continue reading

It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me

Feast of the Conversion of Saint Paul January 25 A reflection on the Apostle’s conversion from the book Praying with Saint Paul by Magnificat No Eyewitness, but a Witness Nonetheless Rebecca Vitz Cherico  “I handed on to you as of first importance what I also received: that Christ died for our sins in accordance with … Continue reading

Verbum Domini… Deo gratias!

Don’t miss Prepare The Way on CTSA-Channel 15 this coming week as host Martha Fernández-Sardina and her guest, Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers explore section I of Pope Benedict XVI ’s Apostolic Exhortation Verbum Domini, in part 2 of a 4-part series on The Word of God in the Life and Mission of the Church. Learn… How … Continue reading

From Calvinism to Catholicism

 This week on Prepare The Way… A former Calvinist pastor discusses his search for truth that resulted in his conversion to the Catholic Church Don’t miss Dr. John Bergsma this coming week on Prepare The Way on CTSA-Channel 15!   Host Martha Fernández-Sardina discusses the journey From Calvinism to Catholicism with Dr. John Bergsma, a former Calvinist … Continue reading

Consuming Media or Being Consumed By Them…?

Don’t miss Dr. Eugene Gan this coming week on Prepare The Way on CTSA-Catholic Television of San Antonio- Channel 15! Host Martha Fernández-Sardina discusses the “7 Media Keys” to the Church’s Social Communications with Dr. Eugene Gan, Professor of Interactive Media and Communication Arts at Franciscan University of Steubenville, Ohio, and author of Infinite Bandwidth: … Continue reading

A Man, A Mission, A Method – Academically Excellent and Passionately Catholic

We all know that over the last several decades, Catholic higher education has undergone a series of significant changes. Some universities that bear the name Catholic many times appear to hold values contrary to the Catholic Faith. Some institutions allow and even support positions and activities that are contrary to the Church’s teachings. Non-Catholic and … Continue reading

Defending The Faith this weekend…

I will be speaking this weekend at the Franciscan University of Steubenville Defending The Faith Conference. Pray for safe travel, good health, solid content, and a good delivery capable of touching hearts, moving wills, and inspiring action that produces lasting fruit – for the greater glory of God and the good of His People. Thanks. … Continue reading

How uplifting and promising to see a young couple looking so gorgeous, happy, and ready for marriage!

I attended a wedding this past Saturday. How uplifting and promising to see a young couple, 23 year-olds, looking so gorgeous, happy, and ready! They discerned prayerfully what they are called to. They decided wisely that now was the time to begin the rest of their lives together. They prepared well for this most important … Continue reading

They complained… Why did you do this to us?

What is the matter with us?! There are quite a few Scripture stories that are quite sobering, true wake-up calls.  The Bible is full of accounts that reflect our own attitudes and struggles, our resistance and unwillingness to fully trust, rely on, and obey God. So sad. So dangerous. Good thing God tries to woo us … Continue reading