October 21, 2019

Tag - Lazarus

Preparing for the Long Haul

It is amazing to see how God’s Word is always calling us in the concrete, real situations in which we live so that, through it, we may find meaning, purpose, comfort and guidance. Simply put, every time we gather to do Eucharist, we experience God...

The Road to Endless Life

In my 45 years of ministerial priesthood, I have found myself confronted by situations that elicited in me spontaneous, irrepressible pity. As a priest, of course, I know and I preach about the value of suffering in union with Christ. I maintain...

Our Sins of Omission

At the beginning of the 7th century, the patriarch or archbishop of Alexandria in Egypt was a very holy man named John.  Today he is known as St. John the Almsgiver because of his extreme generosity to the poor. He came from a rich noble family, and...

The Very Nature of His Feast

Another Sunday, another jolt to our spiritual routine, another shock to our mindset. Yes, because even this time, as we did last Sunday, we might have said to ourselves: “I know this story, I know how it ends. I am glad that poor Lazarus got to...

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