All I Want For Pentecost Is YOU!

HOLY SPIRIT – DON’T LEAVE HOME WITHOUT HIM! I love the Holy Spirit! I can’t live without Him! In fact, none of us can because He is “the Lord and Giver of life.” (The Niceno-Constantinopolitan Creed) And no one can say “Jesus is Lord!” except in the Holy Spirit, Sacred Scripture tells us. (1 Cor … 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

12 Tips For An Effective New Evangelization

Come, Holy Spirit, come! ¡Ven, Espíritu Santo, ven!

Come, Holy Spirit, come! ¡Ven, Espíritu Santo, ven! Just back from our Fourth Annual Archdiocesan Pentecost Eve Vigil Mass and Celebration with Archbishop Gustavo, Bishop Cantú, and (this year) just under 750 brothers and sisters from various lay ecclesial movements and new communities, apostolates, ministries, organizations, and Orders from across the archdiocese – and one … Continue reading

3… 2… 1 day left before Pentecost Eve 2012!

3… 2… 1 day left before Pentecost Eve 2012! Join Archbishop Gustavo and Bishop Cantú for the Fourth Annual Archdiocesan Pentecost Eve Vigil Mass and Celebration on Saturday, May 26 – 6:30 pm (St. Matthew Catholic Church). Archbishop Gustavo and Bishop Cantú are eager to see you and your communities! Watch… Read… Invite… Come… Pray! … Continue reading

A “culture of Pentecost” for a “culture of witness”

A new Pentecost and a culture of Pentecost for a culture of witness and a new evangelization  To be Christians -to say, believe, and live based on the truth that Jesus is Lord!- and to evangelize the world -so that others too may profess and proclaim that Jesus is Lord! (1 Cor. 12: 3)– the … Continue reading

Hosanna! Crucify him! He is risen! Amazing what a week can bring…

Hosanna to the king! Crucify him! He is risen! Amazing what a week can bring. Have a blessed and prayerful Holy Week.  

ATTENTION all parents and godparents, educators and evangelists!

ATTENTION all parents and godparents, baptized and adoptive families! ATTENTION all educators and evangelists, teachers and preachers! What the Pope said today could become a new year’s resolution for all of us… Stay connected to Christ through His Word, Sacraments, and prayer if you are to witness and teach, educate and mature the faith of … Continue reading

All things new! Advent Season. Liturgical Year. New English Translation of the Roman Missal. New hearts and minds.

Come, let us worship the Lord, the King who is to come. With this antiphon, the Church begins the day in prayer throughout the Advent Season which commences today. The King will come. He did already, in His First Coming. He comes daily in Word and Sacrament. He will come again in glory to judge … Continue reading

“What on Earth is Going On? The New English Translation of the New Roman Missal”

November 27 is soon approaching. Don’t get stuck wondering “What on earth is going on?” Changes to the Roman Missal will be implemented in the United States on the First Sunday of Advent, November 27, 2011, but may have arrived as early as October 1 in your parish, as the sung parts of the Mass … Continue reading