From the Desk of the Rector

//From the Desk of the Rector

Preparando para el Miercoles de Cenza

Querida Familia Parroquial: El miércoles de ceniza marca el principio de la cuaresma que dura 40 días y 40 noches. Esto es tiempo dedicado para ayudarnos prepara la celebración de Semana Santa donde se revive la pasión de Cristo. Es tiempo para el entrenamiento en el arte del autocontrol. Meditaremos sobre el acontecimiento [...]

2020-02-22T16:45:00+00:00 February 22nd, 2020|blog- spanish, Del Escritorio del Rector|

Divine Economy

Dear Friends: Do you, like I, have trouble listening to the news and have trouble determining that what is being said is truthful these days? Is what I hear truth or spin, the full story, or selected bits? Like so many, we are dangerously tempted to just shut it all down and move [...]

Economia Divina

Estimados amigos: ¿Quizás ustedes son como yo en cuanto tener dificultad descifrando la credibilidad de las noticias hoy en día? ¿Sera verdad lo que dicen o es simplemente manipulación? ¿Están reportando el cuento completo o solo lo que quieren que oiga? Nosotros los cristianos, como muchos, vivimos con la peligrosa tentación de apagar [...]

Know Your Gifts

Dear friends: You may not think it, but I have always been a shy person. Most people can’t believe it since I spend so much time in front of people speaking at public forums and even in the media. Well, we all have a past and part of mine was filled with living [...]

Fourth Sunday of Advent

Dear friends: Today we celebrate Gaudete Sunday, a time that is meant to draw us closer in anticipation of the coming of the Lord. Indeed, it is crucial to consider that every Christian, who takes their baptism and devotion seriously, is anxiously awaiting the second coming of Christ. Sadly, too often, this great mystery [...]

San Juan Pablo II

Donacion Estatua del Papa San Juan Pablo II Estimados Peregrinos: La imagen de San Juan Pablo II es una de las imágenes más icónicas del siglo XX. El Papa Juan Pablo II reino como Sumo Pontífice por mas de veinte años y fue la figura más importante de toda una generación [...]

Death of Fr. John Smyth

“The Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe shares in the sorrow of so many family, friends, and Maryville Alumni, upon hearing of the death of Fr. John Smyth. Fr. Smyth was Superintendent of Maryville Academy for 30 years. During that time, he welcomed the Hispanic community to Maryville Academy in 1986 and has [...]

Cardinal Blase Cupich’s Letter to all Catholilcs

Dear Brothers and Sisters, Anger, shock, grief, shame. What other words can we summon to describe the experience of learning about the devastating revelations of sexual abuse — and the failures of bishops to safeguard the children entrusted to their care — published in the Pennsylvania grand jury report, released Tuesday? This catalogue [...]

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