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A Jesuit priest, I am originaly from Napoli. I am now living in Rome and teaching philosophy at the Gregorian University.

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Faith & Life

Are You Entangled or Enlightened? The Awesome Metaphor of the Apostles’ Fishing Nets (Gospel Reflection)

I saw all the snares that the enemy spreads out over the world, and I said groaning, ‘What can get…

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Gospels

Uncertainty & Desire: You’re Seeking Something… but What? (Gospel Reflection)

“Do Thou give strength to seek… My strength and my infirmity are in Thy sight: preserve the one, and heal…

The Baptism of Christ (c. 1690), Antoine Coypel, Los Angeles County Museum of Art / public domain
Gospels

Lost in the Crowd, Found in the Baptismal Font (Gospel Reflection)

Gospel Reflection for the Feast of the Baptism of Jesus   “This fear of death is like a constant winter.”…

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Desire for Infinity

How Parenthood is the Ultimate Act of Letting Go (Gospel Reflection)

Gospel Reflection for the Feast of the Holy Family Every one of us, to greater or lesser degree, feels the…

Advent and Christmas

Are You Willing to Ask the Uncomfortable Questions of Life? (Gospel Reflection)

Gospel Reflection for the Third Sunday of Advent Reality is continually asking us questions. It always asks us to choose….

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Advent and Christmas

Starting a New Season (of Your Life) – Gospel Reflection

“He was an old man who fished alone in a skiff in the Gulf Stream and he had gone eighty-four…

Gospels

Are You Willing to be Wounded? The Paradox of Mary’s Immaculate Love

“Salve, radix, salve, porta…” – 12th Century Marian Antiphon There are many ways to love. There are ways that cut…

Advent and Christmas

Keep Watch: The Meaning of Life Hangs on a Promise Already Kept (Gospel Reflection)

“Man is a rope stretched between the animals and the ‘overman’” ~ Nietzsche Gospel Reflection for the First Sunday of…

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Gospels

What Does Christ’s Kingship Have to Do With Littleness? (Gospel Reflection)

“Man says that time passes. Time says that man passes.” – T. Terzani Gospel Reflection for the Solemnity of Our…

Holiness

What Does “Burying the Talent” Mean in Rabbinic Law and Why is it Important For You?

“Good reason still existed; but it was kept concealed, for fear of the popular reason.” – Manzoni Fear of change, of responsibility,…

Meaning of Suffering

What Do the Lamp, the Oil, and Sleepiness Symbolize in the Parable of the 10 Virgins?

For those who have had the experience of keeping watch over a sick person through the night, especially if it…

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Gospels

Seduced by the Selfie? The Narcissism of Modern Pharisees (Gospel Reflection)

“This is the end which befalls evildoers. And in this life scoundrels always receive their just deserts!” – Don Giovanni,…