Monthly Archives: July 2020

Nothing Can Separate Us from the Love of God

We can find great comfort and consolation in this Sunday's readings; each one of them is an abundant source of God's blessings, of God's promise of salvation. The prophet Isaiah prophesies, "Thus says the LORD: All you who are thirsty, come to the water! You who have no money, come, receive grain and eat…” The…
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Unity and Prophecy

His Holiness Pope Francis' homily on the Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul delivered June 29, 2020, at the Basilica of St. Peter, and checked against delivery. On the feast of the two Apostles of this city, I would like to share with you two keywords: unity and prophecy.Unity. We celebrate together two very different…
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Let Us Answer God’s Call and Serve Him Now

One of the signs of God's mercy is that He has been so patient with us and with every moment and circumstance in our lives, He gives us a new opportunity to come back to Him. He has a purpose with everything that has happened in our lives. Even in this present moment, He is…
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Saint Junipero Serra’s Story

In 1776, when the American Revolution was beginning in the east, another part of the future United States was being born in California. That year a gray-robed Franciscan founded Mission San Juan Capistrano, now famous for its annually returning swallows. San Juan was the seventh of nine missions established under the direction of this indomitable…
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