On Devotion to the Virgin Mary
My dear friends, today, finding ourselves in the midst of the Month of May, which is dedicated to the Virgin Mary, Mother of God, I wish to speak to you of the Virgin Mary. If we have been talking about happiness and joy during this Easter season, there can be hardly any topic as joyful […]
On the Most Holy Family
Epistle from the letter of St. Paul the Apostle to the ColossiansCol 3:12-17Brethren: Put on, as God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, a heart of mercy, kindness, humility, meekness, patience. Bear with one another and forgive one another, if anyone has a grievance against any other; even as the Lord has forgiven you, so also […]
3rd Sunday of Advent – The Priest as a Prophet
Epistle from the letter of St. Paul the Apostle to the PhilippiansPhil 4:4-7Brethren: Rejoice in the Lord always; again I say, rejoice. Let your moderation be known to all men. The Lord is near. Have no anxiety, but in every prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your petitions be made known to God. And may […]
Sermon for the Last Sunday after Pentecost.
On the temptation to not be a Saint. My dear friends, today we celebrate the Last Sunday of the Season after Pentecost, and with this, we put an end to the liturgical year. The next Sunday we will be beginning the Holy Season of Advent, which will lead us to prepare for the coming of […]
Sermon for the Sunday 20th After Pentecost.
On the Hope and Trust in God. EpistleTaken from the letter of St. Paul the Apostle to the EphesiansEph 5:15-21Brethren: See to it that you walk with care: not as unwise but as wise, making the most of your time, because the days are evil. Therefore, do not become foolish, but understand what the will […]
The Documents of the Second Vatican Council
The Second Vatican Council, as is commonly known, proclaimed and enacted 16 documents, which are divided thus: 4 Constitutions 3 Declarations 9 Decrees. The difference between Constitutions, declarations, and decrees is the following: Constitutions: A Constitution has the highest level of authority. When enacted by the Pope, an Apostolic Constitution usually contains ecclesiastical law, permanently […]