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Reflection on Celibacy

Reflection on Celibacy

Why can’t priests marry? It’s a question people often ask and the requirement of celibacy has also been blamed as one of the causes of sexual abuse by priests. Our Church teaches that “The underlying logic of priestly celibacy is the same one we encounter in Christian matrimony: the total gift of everything forever in […]

Español: inmersión total en Guadalajara

Español: inmersión total en Guadalajara

Yo soy afortunado por tener la oportunidad de estudiar español en Mexico, particularmente  en la famosa ciudad de Guadalajara. Before I  left  El  Paso, many of my friends were asking me how I feel and what are my  expectations. I simply replied,  “I always enjoy what I am doing. Its  going to be  an adventure and […]

Discipleship: A Journey in Faith

Discipleship: A Journey in Faith

Have you ever had a moment in your life when you ask this burning question: Which way, Lord? I guess all of us have gone through a lot of experiences, wherein we have to make major decisions in life. Some of these major decisions might be painful, but they help us to be who we […]

The Changing Face of Priesthood

The Changing Face of Priesthood

I was born after Vatican II, so I never experienced growing up with Latin Mass.However, my grandmother would always tell us some nice stories about her experiences with priests celebrating Mass in Latin. She said that the Mass was very holy, even if she did not understand most of the words that the priest said. […]

My internship experience

My internship experience

It’s been six months already since the day I started my internship experience here at Blessed Sacrament Church. The most important thing that I learned from my internship is that the Church needs witnesses not only teachers. We need people who are dedicated to their work and I have seen those people at Blessed Sacrament. […]

My Vocation Story

My Vocation Story

I came from a very Catholic family, and I believe my vocation to the priesthood starts at home. I grew-up on the farm, and that is the reason why I love nature. I am the youngest in the family and I have three sisters. My parents are farm workers, and I used to work on […]