Fr. Esequiel Sanchez

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Solemnity of the Mosty Holy Trinity

Dear Friends: Today we celebrate the feast of the Holy Trinity, a moment in which we are called to reflect on the reality of God in our lives. However, as I prepare to write this simple reflection, I must admit that recent events have made me realized that the audience I am writing to [...]

The Liturgy and Piety

A friend of mine who is the Director of the Institute for Pastoral Leadership (Instituto del Liderazgo Pastoral) invited me to give a course to aspirants to the permanent diaconate and lay leaders on the subject of the liturgy. I informed her that I was not a liturgist in the since I do not [...]

The Transfiguration of a Society

Dear friends: This week there comes to an end the presidential executive order deferring deportation of children of undocumented parents known as DACA. The program defers federal action for those individuals that, through no fault of their own, immigrated to the U.S. but have been raised here. These young people live among us [...]

U.S. Bishops call to support DREAMERS

  Please participate in the Call-in Day to Congress on Monday, February 26, 2018! Your advocacy is critical to help the nearly 1.8 million Dreamers, young people who were brought into the United States by their parents as children. They may face deportation as soon as March 6, unless Congress reaches a bi-partisan deal [...]

2018-02-22T15:23:29+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|Announcements|

Spiritual Combat Against the Devil

Dear Pilgrims of the Shrine: The Gospel today describes an episode where a man with a mute demon is healed. Note, that the Gospel refers to the man has having “an unclean spirit.” This man was found in the assembly, in the synagogue at prayer. When Jesus began to preach with authority and power [...]

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