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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.

Gospel Reflection Glorious Mystery of the Rosary
Faith & Life

“Who Am I and What Am I Doing Here?” ~ Pentecost and Remembrance of Our Identity (Gospel Reflection)

One of the best ways to enrich your experience at Sunday Mass is to pray the Mass Readings personally and…

CorpusChristi
Catholic Faith

God Lets Himself Be Eaten! What the Feast of Corpus Christi Really Means

Meditation for the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ ~ June 3rd, 2018 “These things, brothers and…

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…

Gospel reflection leper
Faith & Life

How to Overcome the Fear of Not Fitting In (Gospel Reflection)

“Then he felt quite ashamed, and hid his head under his wing; for he did not know what to do,…

Gospel reflection net
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…

Gospel reflection
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,…

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,…

catholic Gospel reflection hunger for Jesus
Faith & Life

When You Can’t See Past Your Own Hunger, It’s Hard To See Jesus

Meditation for the 17th Sunday of Ordinary Time July 29th, 2018   “They say that one who is satiated cannot…

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

The 2 Great Commandments & the Meaning of Love | Catholic Bible Study
Gospels

The 2 Great Commandments & the Meaning of Love | Catholic Bible Study

“Love is an inclination” – Hannah Arendt A long time ago I heard the story of a rose who realized…

Gospel reflection - Why Forgiveness is Like Oxygen
Faith & Life

Why Forgiveness is Like Oxygen

Peter approached Jesus and asked him, “Lord, if my brother sins against me, how often must I forgive? As many…

Feasts and Solemnities

The Mystery of the Trinity: Why True Love Always Requires Three (Jn 16)

One of the best ways to enrich your experience at Sunday Mass is to pray the gospel reading personally. A…