Go and Do Likewise – July 2022

You shall love the Lord, your God,
with all your heart,
with all your being,
with all your strength,
and with all your mind,
and your neighbor as yourself.”

Luke 10:27


My Sisters and Brothers in Christ:

Who is …

Ordination to the Priesthood – May 28, 2022

Welcome to St. James Cathedral on this joy-filled day as we are about to ordain Deacon Zackary Gray and Deacon Joseph Tran, our brothers, to the priesthood. I extend a special welcome to your parents, your brothers, and sisters; your …

I send you – May 2022

As the Father has sent me, so I send you.
John 20:21

My Sisters and Brothers in Christ:

Peace be with you! Whether you are reading this or listening to a podcast of it, I ask that you stop and …

Redemption – April 2022

“Do you love me?”
John 21:17

My Sisters and Brothers in Christ: 

In St. John’s Gospel for the Third Sunday of Easter, we hear the familiar story of Jesus asking Peter if he loves Jesus.  We hear Peter respond three …

Chrism Mass – April 13, 2022

The first Scripture reading from the book of the Prophet Isaiah announces, “The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me because the Lord has anointed me.” My brothers, the Spirit of the Lord is upon you. On the day …

¿Tienen fe? -Junio 2021

¿Todavía no tienen fe?
Marcos 4:40

Mis hermanas y hermanos en Cristo:

Preparo esta columna a medida que se acerca el Día del Padre. Es un momento perfecto para orar por nuestra relación con Dios Padre y orar con gratitud …

Eucaristía: Cuerpo y Sangre de Cristo -Junio 2021

Oh Dios, que en este maravilloso Sacramento
nos has dejado un memorial de tu Pasión,
concédenos, te rogamos,
para venerar los sagrados misterios de tu Cuerpo y Sangre
que podamos experimentar siempre en nosotros mismos
los frutos de tu redención

Carta al Pueblo de Dios -Mayo 2021

No fuiste tú quien me eligió a mí, sino yo quien te eligió a ti.
y te he puesto para que vayas y des fruto que permanezca.
Juan 15:16

Mis hermanas y hermanos en Cristo:

A lo largo de esta …

Celebrate the new – April 2022

Whoever is in Christ is a new creation:
The old things have passed away; behold, new things have come
2 Corinthians 5:17

 My Sisters and Brothers in Christ:

Grace and Peace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you this …

I give you a new commandment – March 2022

I give you a new commandment, says the Lord:
love one another as I have loved you

John 13:34

My Sisters and Brothers in Christ:

Think about the people who have formed you in your faith and how they love …