Mid-Season of Lent – March 2023

Not as man sees does God see, because man sees the appearance but the Lord looks into the heart (1 Samuel 16:7).

My Sisters and Brothers in Christ:

We are nearly half-way through our Lenten Season. I pray you are …

Lenten Dispensation – St. Patrick’s Day

My Brothers in Christ:

Grace and Peace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you this Lenten Season. Know that I pray with gratitude for each one of you as you flourish God’s Kingdom. The question of lifting the obligation …

First Sunday of Advent – November 2021

May the Lord make you increase and abound in love for one another and for all.
1 Thes 3:12

My Sisters and Brothers in Christ:

Grace and Peace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you. We ended our liturgical …

Catholic Charities Annual Collection – November 2021

Come, you who are blessed by my Father.
Inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world
Matthew 25:34

My Sisters and Brothers in Christ:

During our journey through the pandemic, what has God taught us? He …

#33: The Hand Of The Lord Feeds Us

My Sisters and Brothers in Christ,
When you arise in the morning, do you praise God as the psalmist suggests? When you make ready for your day, do you pray that all your works give thanks to the Lord? When …

O Come, O Come Emmanuel – December 2020

The one who calls you is faithful,
and he will also accomplish it.
1 Thes: 24

My Sisters and Brothers in Christ:

During the season of Advent, we are reminded through Scripture to stay awake, to be alert, to make …

Ordenación al Diaconado Permanente – 3 de octubre de 2020

Hoy la Iglesia de Orlando está bendecida porque estamos a punto de ordenar a catorce (14) de nuestros hermanos al Diaconado Permanente. Les doy la bienvenida a la hermosa Basílica del Santuario Nacional de María, Reina del Universo. Le doy …

Prayer – October 2020

May the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ
enlighten the eyes of our hearts,
so that we may know what is the hope
that belongs to our call.

Eph 1:17-18

My Sisters and Brothers in Christ:

I begin these thoughts …

Ordination to the Priesthood – July 25, 2020

Each year, June 29th is a special day in Rome; the feast day of Sts. Peter and Paul. On that day, the newly appointed archbishops from all over the world gather in Rome to receive their pallium from the …

Príncipe de la paz – Diciembre 2019

Le llamaron Consejero maravilloso, Dios fuerte,
Padre para siempre, Príncipe de la paz.

Isaías 9:5

Mis hermanas y hermanos en Cristo,

La paz del Señor esté con ustedes. A menudo nos maravillamos de esta palabra, paz. Se menciona durante los …