Category: Philosophy, Theology, and Religion

“Let Them Have Dominion”: The Great Work of St. Joseph and Men – Reflection on Genesis 1:26-2:3 and St. Joseph the Worker

The following is the translation in English of a talk I originally gave in Spanish for the meeting of a parish men’s group named Pescadores de Hombres [“Fishers of Men”] on the occasion of the Memorial of St. Joseph the Worker on May 1, 2024.  God said:“Let us make man in our image, after our…

By BLACKCATHOLIC May 4, 2024 0

Don’t Go Fishing Just Yet: Easter Reflection on The Risen Jesus’s Appearance to His Disciples at the Sea of Tiberias in John 21:1-14

Jesus revealed himself again to his disciples at the Sea of Tiberias. He revealed himself in this way. Together were Simon Peter, Thomas called Didymus, Nathanael from Cana in Galilee, Zebedee’s sons, and two others of his disciples. Simon Peter said to them, “I am going fishing.” They said to him, “We also will come…

By BLACKCATHOLIC April 25, 2024 0

Want to see God? Come to a Catholic church: Implications of the Eucharistic belief

A thought during Mass today: One of the most amazing things about being Catholic are implications of our Eucharistic faith regarding Jesus. We believe that the very SAME Jesus who lived and walked 2000 years ago is literally in our churches in the Eucharist. The Jesus who did miracles, forgave sins, preached to multitudes, suffered,…

By BLACKCATHOLIC May 16, 2021 0