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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.

God Holds Together Pentecost
Catholic Faith

How The Voice of God Holds Us Together When We Cannot

Meditation for May 20th, 2018, Pentecost.  When the string of a pearl necklace snaps and the pearls fly off in all directions,…

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Faith & Life

How Jesus Puts Us In Motion When Expectations Are Shattered And We Find Ourselves Stuck

Meditation for the 7th Sunday of Easter | The Ascension of the Lord “All is yours: dispose of it entirely according…

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Faith & Life

The Critical Difference Between A Friend And A Master | Sunday Gospel Reflection

Gospel Reflection for the Sixth Sunday of Easter “Two that walk together are, in fact, more able both to think…

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Faith & Life

Are You Allowing God to Prune You? How to Remain Attached to the True Vine (Gospel Reflection)

Gospel Reflection for the Fifth Sunday of Easter “He lost himself in dreams of what could have been had he…

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Faith & Life

How Much Are You Worth? The Unconscious Commerce of the Heart (Gospel Reflection)

Gospel Reflection for the Fourth Sunday of Easter  “We love only that which is beautiful.” ~ Augustine Freedom has a…

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Faith & Life

Stop Chasing Experiences: How to Truly See, Savor, & Find Rest (Gospel Reflection)

Gospel Reflection for the Third Sunday of Easter “Tell us, Mary: say / what thou didst see / upon the…

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Faith & Life

Are You Locked In? (Or is God Locked Out?) | Divine Mercy Gospel Reflection

Gospel Reflection for Divine Mercy Sunday “What is your aim in philosophy?” “To show the fly the way out of…

Gospel reflection Jn. 12:20-33 Dying in order to live
Faith & Life

Dying In Order to Live: What a Buried Seed Teaches About True Love (Gospel Reflection)

Gospel Reflection for the Fifth Sunday of Lent “At Christmas I no more desire a rose /  Than wish a…

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Gospels

How to Free Yourself From Your Inner Demons (Gospel Reflection)

“The imagination is more active in the dark than in the light of day.” ~ Immanuel Kant Gospel Reflection for…

Faith & Life

Are You Speaking and Listening to God? Words, Worship and Misuse of the Temple (Gospel Reflection)

“Words are choice and precious vessels that can be filled with anything, even the wine of error.” ~ Augustine, the…

Faith & Life

Why God Does Not Conform Himself to Our Plans (Gospel Reflection)

Gospel Reflection for the Second Sunday of Lent Children are the future. They are the lives that continue on. Parents…

Gospel reflection into the Desert Lent Mk. 1:12-15
Gospels

How to Go Into the Desert: Entering the Wild, Scary, Interior Battle of Lent (Gospel Reflection)

“Though in Your sight I despise myself and reckon myself dust and ashes, there is something I know about You,…