Have You Kept in Touch?

I would like to ask you a question, how do we know we have a good relationship with a friend? Do we give some time and attention to our good friends and family members to keep us in good relationships? Maybe we talk to them on the phone, send a text message, Facebook them, send…

Are you ready for the Super Bowl?

If you picked up the bulletin at Mass today, I would like to congratulate you. Yes! As a priest once said at a Mass in Denver on Super Bowl Sunday, “We are the faithful ones!” I remember the year the Broncos made it to the Super Bowl, the whole city moved around it and the Cathedral was half…

A Pilgrim’s Experience: Make Some Noise (El lío) – Part III

One of the most tweeted messages after World Youth Day was the words of Pope Francis to the Argentinean youth gathered at the Cathedral. He said: “Let me tell you what I hope will be the outcome of World Youth Day: I hope there will be noise.” What is the noise (lío) he is talking…

A pilgrim’s experience: different every time!

Have you ever been on a pilgrimage? I’ve been to several and I can say that there are some characteristics that all of them have in common, like going out of our comfort level, finding the unexpected, acquiring new physical and spiritual habits, living with a new group of people for days or weeks, making…