Steve Jobs and the New Evangelization 2

Note: I’m a little under the weather these days, so, as you can see I’m doing a lot of reposting — articles of interest. I hope you find them useful.

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Fr. C. J. McCloskey suggests that, although Steve Jobs was no saint, we have a lot to learn from the example of his bold and productive life. More…

Lent Is Over, So Why Fish on Friday? 6

Fishers of Men

Fish have always been a sign of Evangelization, so the same holds true for the New Evangelization — but why?

I’ve heard many reasons for this; recently came across one that really moved me. I’ll save that one for last. For now, I will say that I learned it from this guy: More…

Mission Corps: Carrying the Cross in New York City Reply

This year, on Good Friday, I had the experience of joining the Mission Youth crosswalk through the streets of Manhattan. Same great experience as last year, except this year I made sure we brought a video camera.

Recommendation: Watch it on fullscreen on Youtube. More…

In the Footsteps of Christ: Stations of the Cross in New York City Reply

Living Stations of the Cross

Fresh photos from Missions in New York City

Here are a few pictures from the Mission Youth Good Friday Mission in Manhattan. Coming soon, the mission video you don’t want to miss!

Living Stations of the Cross in Soho More…

Where is the love? (2): The Essence of Love According to Karol Wojtyla 2

Many acknowledge John Paul II’s communication skills, but how many take into account his profound philosophy regarding the person? He has certainly delved profoundly into what it means to be a person. His reflections are not mere mental constructs, but strongly based on experience, especially in his pastoral ministry with married couples.

His book Love and Responsibility is, More…

Where is the love? Toward a better understanding of the meaning of true love 3

Upon coming into contact with so many cases of broken and dysfunctional families, the high percentage of divorce, child abuse, the fear of commitment you can’t help but ask: Where is the love?

John Paul II in his first Encyclical, Redemptor Hominis, insists on the fact that:

Man cannot live without love. He remains a being that is incomprehensible for himself, his life is senseless, if love is not revealed to him, if he does not encounter love, if he does not experience it and make it his own, if he does not participate intimately in it. (n. 10)


Asking the Right Questions: On the Need of Interior Reflection Reply

John Paul II, back in 1985, began a series of Wednesday audiences later entitled “A Catechesis on the Creed”, divided into 3 parts, each dedicated to one of the persons of the Trinity: The Father, The Son and The Holy Spirit. In the Wednesday audience on Jan. 9, 1985 he stated the following: More…