The Pilgrimage that Changed My Life

In May of 2006, I went to Rome on a pilgrimage with a group of people for the occasion of a worldwide encounter with the Holy Father. I was excited about going to Rome for the first time and getting to see places that I’ve only seen on TV and pictures. I have to say…

Will you take up the Challenge? Let’s do it!

Can you believe it’s almost October? A year went by so fast!!! Last year we had an amazing prayer campaign at Saint Martin’s. We had free rosaries and pamphlets on how to pray the rosary and many people told us how much they liked it. This year we would like take this prayer campaign to…

What do you want to be when you grow up?

One of the best conversations I ever had with a little boy was during a Pilgrimage to the Mother Cabrini Shrine in Colorado. It was a hot summer day. There were probably about one hundred people gathered at the foot of a mountain. We had a long way to go… singing and praying as a…

Top 10 Spiritual Running Tips

I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith”  (2 Timothy 4:7). 1. REMEMBER YOUR RUNNING PARTNER: You are not running this race alone. Christ is running with you. This is what makes it special. 2. RENEW YOUR ARDOR: Commit to practicing your Faith. Start with the basics:…

Serve in a Ministry "God loves a cheerful giver” (2Cor 9:7)

“God loves a cheerful giver”(2Cor 9:7)…that was one of my first assignments when I started to help out in a Ministry. Javier, the leader of the program asked me to please find out that passage in the Bible where it says something about a cheerful giver. Here I go at seventeen looking all over the…

To know Christ and to make Christ known to others

To be Catholic is to be an Apostle. Jesus formed people to be His disciples, to be his true followers and to live according to God’s Plan. After teaching and mentoring people, He also called 12 men to be Apostles to help him spread the Good News to the whole world. Like them, we are…