Next English Cursillo Weekends: CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE!
Men 672: 10/01-04, 2020
Women 673: 10/15-18, 2020

Daily Spiritual Guide for August 11th

Ask a child, who usually drives you to sports practice or your friend’s house or the movies, and they’ll reply, Mom or Dad.  Ask them where they get their clothes or favorite toys and the reply will be, Mom or

Daily Spiritual Guide for August 10th

Today is the feast day of St Lawrence, Deacon and Martyr. I would say he is one of the three most recognized Deacon Saints along with St. Stephen and St. Francis of Assisi. He was a deacon in Rome in the

Daily Spiritual Guide for August 9th

We are all familiar with today’s story of Peter trying to walk on water. Today as I read it I have to ask myself, does the Lord Jesus seem distant when trials or adversity come my way ? It was Jesus who

Daily Spiritual Guide for August 8th

I want to start by saying how good it was to see everyone this morning at SOL. Being with you all, even on Zoom, made me really happy. I know from many years of experience that I am happy when my heart

Daily Spiritual Guide for August 7th

Jesus said; “What profit would there be for one to gain the whole world and forfeit his life ? For the Son of Man will come with his angels in his Father’s glory, and then he will repay everyone according to

Daily Spiritual Guide for August 6th

On our last Pilgrimage to the Holy Land, we were scheduled to have Mass in Magdala. However a bicycle race around the Sea of Galilee closed all the roads to vehicle traffic. At the last minute we were able to schedule a

Daily Spiritual Guide for August 5th

Imagine the agony of the mother in today’s gospel whose daughter was tormented by demons. Imagine the near physical pain she felt in her heart, the kind of pain that only a mother’s love can feel. This mother’s love also gave her

Daily Spiritual Guide for August 4th

Today Christ is telling us about essentials. The Pharisees on the other hand were focused on their traditions. Many of these were good and were initiated to help people, but they lost sight of their meaning rather than strict observance of their

Daily Spiritual Guide for August 3rd

After Jesus dismissed the crowd in today’s Gospel, he went up the mountain by himself to pray. He was willing to leave the comfort of others to be alone with God. Being alone in silence away from others for a long period

Daily Spiritual Guide for August 2nd

The food that fed the large crowd was the food that the disciples had there to use. It wasn’t like Jesus made bread come down from heaven or fish come out of the grass. Jesus simply took what the disciples had and