marzo 11, 2012

Cuaresma 2012, 1 de 3, Oracion que da vida

[Retiro de Cuaresma, 2012, para la Comunidad Hispana en Lafayette, Louisiana.] Tema 1 de 3: Oración que da vida. * En el hermoso relato simbólico de la creación del hombre, Dios da de su propio espíritu a su creatura. Ello refleja la vocación más propia nuestra: tener la vida de Dios y vivir próximos a Él. * El Apocalipsis, capítulo 3, nos advierte que hay personas que “tienen nombre de… Leer más »Cuaresma 2012, 1 de 3, Oracion que da vida

Lenten Spiritual Retreat, 3 of 3, New Perspectives on Catholicism

Lenten Retreat in Lafayette, Louisiana, USA. Talk 3 of 3: New Perspectives on Catholicism * Unconventional and a little provocative definitions can be inspiring, if used with measure. We can speak of Christian faith as a way towards sober drunkenness. As human beings we are endowed with rationality, but we should never forget that not everything that is real can be grasped by rational, deductive- and linear-like, procedures. the biblical… Leer más »Lenten Spiritual Retreat, 3 of 3, New Perspectives on Catholicism

Lenten Spiritual Retreat, 2 of 3, Your Body, your Language

Lenten Retreat in Lafayette, Louisiana, USA. Talk 2 of 3: Your body, your language. * A notion, well-spread nowadays, on the relationship between mind and body regards the former as “software” running on “hardware” that would be the latter. This concept shares a common disregard of the human body as usable, replaceable and disposable. As a consequence, embryos are seen as legitimate sources of spare parts, and ageing is just… Leer más »Lenten Spiritual Retreat, 2 of 3, Your Body, your Language

Lenten Spiritual Retreat, 1 of 3, Neopaganism

Lenten Retreat in Lafayette, Louisiana, USA. Talk 1 of 3: Neopaganism * In Chapter One of his Epistle to the Christian community at Rome, Apostle St. Paul presents the dark and oppressing reality of man in paganism: love for pleasure and selfishness take over and certain decline is the only future. * A rather similar picture presents the same Apostle in Chapter Three of his Second Letter to Timothy–with an… Leer más »Lenten Spiritual Retreat, 1 of 3, Neopaganism

Religion (03)

Quien no ha tenido tribulaciones que soportar, es que no ha comenzado a ser cristiano de verdad. – San Agustín Quien a Dios tiene, nada le falta. Sólo Dios basta. – Santa Teresa de Jesús La oración debería ser la llave del día y el cerrojo de la noche. – Thomas Fuller Dios mira las manos limpias, no las llenas. – Publio Siro Dios prefiere a la gente corriente, por… Leer más »Religion (03)