Sunday’s Gospel Message and Us in 280 or Less: Gospel for Pentecost Sunday (Year B) [May 19, 2024]

Above is the image of the post for my Sunday’s Gospel Message and Us in 280 or Less on my extension on X (280 character limit) and then shared on my FB for this Sunday’s Gospel reading for Pentecost Sunday (Year B) [May 19, 2024]. Jn 15:26-27; 16:12-15 (Gospel Option B) Jesus said to his disciples:“When the Advocate comes…

By BLACKCATHOLIC May 19, 2024 0

BLACATHOLIC Fervorinos 9: True Love In the Pew: Open Letter to Clergy, Seminarians & All In Formation Video Link and Transcript

The following is an approximate transcript of my “BLACATHOLIC Fervorinos 9: True Love In the Pew: Open Letter to Clergy, Seminarians & All In Formation” video released on my Facebook page and spread to Twitter on. The transcript below strives for a balance of both a word-for-word account and careful editing for better reading. With…

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Sunday’s Gospel Message and Us in 280 or Less Gospel for Ascension Sunday [For most US dioceses] (Year B) [May 12, 2024]

Above is the image of the post for my Sunday’s Gospel Message and Us in 280 or Less on my extension on X (280 character limit) and then shared on my FB for this Sunday’s Gospel reading for the 6th Sunday of Easter (Year B) [May 5, 2024]. Mk 16:15-20 Jesus said to his disciples:“Go into the whole worldand…

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BLACATHOLIC Fervorinos 8: Are You Missing Your Missa? Video Link and Transcript

The following is an approximate transcript of my “BLACKCATHOLIC Fervorinos 8: Are You Missing Your Missa?” video released on my Facebook page. The transcript below strives for a balance of both a word-for-word account and careful editing for better reading. With [notes], [additions], and omissions for clarity and flow. After this check out more of my…

By BLACKCATHOLIC May 10, 2024 0

“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…

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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

APRIL – FATHER AUGUSTUS TOLTON MONTH 2024: 138th Anniversary of Ven. Tolton’s Ordination to the Priesthood.

“America has been called the most enlightened nation in the world. We shall see whether it deserves that honor. If the United States has never before seen a black priest, it must see one now.” – Cardinal Giovanni Simeoni announcing to the committee deciding where Tolton would be sent in the world after ordination. The…

By BLACKCATHOLIC April 24, 2024 0