Keep Your Eyes Fixed on Him

Keep Your Eyes Fixed on Him

A Reflection from Cristo Rey Resident A consequence of the coronavirus is the continued “social distancing” and quarantines that have left most of us isolated from friends and family. Yes, it is scary and discouraging, so much so, that even the most stouthearted among...

The Lord Ever Before Me

I saw the Lord ever before me,with him at my right hand I shall not be disturbed. (Psalm 16:8)  These words of the Psalmist, recalled by Saint Peter in his address after the resurrection of Our Lord, seem to call deeply to us during this time of uncertainty and fear....

Finding the Silver Lining

Reflections from our Sisters Reflection on a Rose – by Sister Karolyn RoseI had the privilege of caring for one of our Manor residents in our COVID unit, who is a coronavirus survivor.  One day as I was sitting with her, she became reflective with a faraway look in...
The Light Shines in the Darkness

The Light Shines in the Darkness

What do John Paul II, Edith Stein, Emil Kapaun, Mother Luisita, and you all have in common?  All of you have had in your lifetime, the opportunity to be light in the darkness.  Whether in the face of the darkness of a communist regime or of a corona virus pandemic,...
From Death to Life

From Death to Life

During this past week, Santa Teresita experienced a procession reminiscent of the Israelite Passover. In ancient times, our Jewish brothers and sisters were led out of slavery in Egypt by our provident God. This began with 10 plagues, with the final plague being the...
The Church is Closed but the Temple Within is Always Open

The Church is Closed but the Temple Within is Always Open

In the Gospel of John, Jesus speaks to His apostles of the difficult times they will encounter ahead, warning them so that when the time comes they “will not fall away” (John 16:1). One of the sufferings that He mentions is that they will be put out of the synagogues....