"Everyone who belongs to the Truth hears my voice…" (John 18:37)

Tag: discipleship

“Moral Theology & Catholic Decision Making: Week 2” – Course by Fr. Cristino

In this second of eight lectures being delivered by Fr. Cristino as part of Saint Michael’s adult faith formation series, Saints in the City, we explore how having a teaching mother in the Church serves to facilitate our personal relationship with Christ. Morality is to love Christ according to the way in which He WANTS to be… Read More ›

“Lord, Teach us to Pray” – Talk by Fr. Cristino

Among the more sincere requests of Jesus’ disciples in the gospels was when they asked our Lord to teach them how to pray. As we well know, it was on this occasion that He gave them our most treasured prayer, The Our Father. Yet, must He not have intended for the prayer lives of His followers… Read More ›

J.M.J. – The Feast of the Holy Family

In our home, we have a little olive wood carving of the Holy Family hanging near our front door. I walk by it all the time and scarcely give it a second glance most days. But a few days ago, something struck me about it. As in most depictions of the Holy Family, Jesus is… Read More ›

“This way…to Heaven!”

(Luke 9: 18-24) Whenever we hear Jesus ask a question, it should make us stop and think, “Why is He asking this?”  For if Jesus is really God, doesn’t He already know the answer?  Yet time and again in the Gospels, we hear Jesus posing questions to His disciples.  It’s part of His teaching style,… Read More ›