Twenty Years is Really Just the Beginning


From L to R: Gay & Carlos Castillo, Andy Lazo, Fr. Rolo Castillo, Linda Lazo, Fr. Rene Castillo, Flor & Roberto Castillo, Mila & Joseph Rivera. I have heard it said about the… Continue reading

Re-Think Communion: Intimate Bond & Covenant


Solemnity of the Body & Blood of Christ The honorable mayor of New York City, Michael Bloomberg, in an attempt to reduce among his constituents the intake of sugary soft drinks, wants to… Continue reading

Invitation to Relationship


Solemnity of the Holy Trinity Once a college freshman was taking a lengthy, important final exam in a huge auditorium of an equally huge university. The exam went on for three painful hours.… Continue reading

How Can We Be Certain?


Pentecost Sunday I looked this up on Wikipedia (which is not the best resource when other better and more reliable resources are available). But in this particular case, using Wikipedia is completely and… Continue reading

Time to Grow Up


Ascension of Our Lord (at Middle School YouthRally : Charlottesville & Newport News) Who of you know what you want to be when you grow up? Who of you think it’s exciting that one… Continue reading

Would You Know Love?


Sixth Sunday of Easter If we each were to come up with a definition of “love,” there will be at least as many different responses as there are people in this room. And… Continue reading

Fruitfulness or Fire


Fifth Sunday of Easter When I was travelling up Rt. 250 toward Greenwood earlier in the week listening to the radio, I caught an interesting story of a United Methodist pastor from Tallahassee… Continue reading

Children of God


Fourth Sunday of Easter Years ago I often thought I would love the idea of having kids of my own. But don’t worry. I enjoy being an uncle. I have two nieces and… Continue reading

Resurrection & Transformation


Third Sunday of Easter Some time ago, I was a teenager. Like many teenagers, I found it hard to believe that my parents or any grown-up were once teenagers themselves. I can remember… Continue reading

New Life: Drastic & Irreversible


Easter Sunday of the Lord’s Resurrection As Easter was approaching, I got to thinking again about the “new life” we often hear proclaimed in this joyful season. And it dawned on me that… Continue reading

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