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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
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,…

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…

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,…

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

Resisting the Trap of Isolation: The 2 Great Commandments & the Meaning of Love (Gospel Reflection)

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

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…

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…

Holy Family Caravaggio
Desire for Infinity

How Parenthood is the Ultimate Act of Letting Go

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

gospel reflection seeking
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.”…

Gospel reflection
Gospels

#OCCUPY VINEYARD? The Madness of Thinking We Can Possess the Vineyard (Gospel Reflection)

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

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,…