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Blake Brooks is a seminarian for the Diocese of Puria. He is studying at Mundelein seminarian and he is part of the 2018 graduation class in which God willing he will become a priest. In Spring 2015 Blake leaded an interesting visit to Madison Wisconsin university and here are the questions I asked him about […]
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 […]
We have entered the season of Lent 2014 and Ash Wednesday was a very busy day here in the parish of Blessed Sacrament where I am doing my pastoral internship for seminary. It took us a few months to plan the services and masses that day, also who will help and what is going to […]
After three weeks of vacation in El Paso and Laredo, I had a good beginning of the semester with a five day silent retreat at the Christian Renewal Center in Dickinson for the seminary.
Since I joined seminary three years ago, life has been one of constant moving to new places to follow my call towards priesthood. I began my seminary journey in El Paso at St. Charles Seminary for a semester in the fall of 2010. Then Assumption Seminary in San Antonio to begin Theological Studies for a […]
During this time of the year at St. Mary’s Seminary, we get busy because of our different assignments in class such as final papers, readings and final exams. This is a little exciting because with God’s help I have completed another year of formation and the discernment of my vocation.
I would like to share with you a story that shows us how God is speaking to us today. The story says: One night a young guy was studying religious education with a group engaged in Bible study. He thought how he would like for God to talk to him. When the Bible study was […]
I experienced Holy Week in El Paso this year because we were given the week off as break. I helped in the liturgical services at my home parish, Our Lady of the Light, on Delta in central El Paso. I helped in the liturgies for the whole week. Preparing myself spiritualy was a little difficult […]
This semester I had mixed emotions, the contradiction of great joy and sadness. I am happy because nine other seminarians from Assumption Seminary and I were installed as lectors. When I was about to be installed, I felt great joy in my heart, for I would be an official reader of the Mother Church. But, […]