This indeed has been an incredible journey, yet it is only just the beginning!
May we take as our own the joys and sorrows of our world, and with the example of Pope Francis, infuse hope into them.
During my time in formation, I have seen a few Final Vows weekends come and go. Yet I feel this year, my experience will be a little different.
I had much to learn from this beautiful people, more than I had ever imagined.
We are approaching the end of the year for many of the groups and the beginning of summer. The month of May here in La Luz has been full of activity.
The priests and staff of the parish are working to implant this important aspect of our faith in the people so that they see that the path does not end with the Cross and ashes, but that these lead us to the glorious truth of the Resurrection.
The Church of the future here in Mexico is in good hands with the faithfulness and resolve of the youth.
The coming of December means the coming of the celebration of Our Lady of Guadalupe, and Christmas to La Luz Parish in Mexico.
To say that Our Lady of Guadalupe is important to the Mexican people is an understatement — she is of the utmost importance to the spirituality of the people here.
Mr. Ryan Pietrocarlo, C.S.C., writes that even some familiar feasts, like St. Andre Bessette or All Souls, have a somewhat different character in Mexico compared to the United States. Read more about his grateful observations and experiences here.