June 18, 2021
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The Trinitarian Devotion of St. Francis of Assisi

These days we have had the great grace of celebrating the solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity. As a Franciscan Capuchin brother I cannot not remember, with the utmost loving affection, St Francis of Assisi’s devotion to the Most Holy Trinity. From...

We Are Fully Surrounded by Love

About fifty years ago, in the unsettled and confusing times following the Second Vatican Council when it seemed everything was changing or up for grabs, some priests and deacons—wanting to be trendy—changed the words used when baptizing. Instead of...

Trinitarian Love

Finally, as much as it is humanly possible, our picture of God is now complete. Jesus came to earth to give us a picture, an idea of Who the Father is all about. From his teachings and, especially from his deeds and his passion, death and...

Our Triune God

We need to wonder how shocked Nicodemus must have felt when Jesus broke to him the greatest piece of good news ever:  “God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him might not perish but might have...

A Family of Love

In the liturgical life of the Church, many days of the year are dedicated to concrete events and persons. Of course, there are many feasts for Jesus. But in addition, we remember Mary, the saints, and the “signature” moments in the...

Three is a Holy Number

A very wise and intelligent Jewish university professor and scripture scholar [Pinchas Lapide] once wrote a book about the meaning of Easter Sunday. Though he himself was a devout, Orthodox Jew, he had great sympathy and admiration for Catholicism;...

The Trinity is Our Home!

Back to my theology days, precisely in the course of ecclesiology, it keeps coming into my mind and heart what the great theologian and poet, who first become an Anglican priest and then passed on to the Catholic Church and became a priest and...

The Blessed Trinity

On the feast of the Holy Trinity, we should pause to find out if all our energies and efforts are directed towards the only thing that really matters for us: ETERNAL LIFE, life in God, life in the Holy Trinity. St. Paul spells out in his Letter to...