Redes Sociales

Communicate with freedom of heart

The ease with which information is disseminated on social networks and the media is evident. Its impact is increasing. The power acquired by the information to summon, persuade or sell is felt. In recent months we have seen its effect in political maneuvers.  Their is exaggeration and distortion of facts when convenient. It seems that […]

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Have we celebrated Christmas?

Christmas day is over.  Greetings, lighted streets, family parties, traditional meals and religious celebrations. Life goes on, with the same work and the same worries, as if nothing had happened. The dream of a more just and conscientious world, more humane, seems to have vanished. What has Christmas left in our hearts? If we think […]

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Of Grateful Memory

In the light of the Gospel, the most important is the one who, like Jesus, becomes the servant of others (Lk 20, 26-28). St. Augustine reminds us that in our communities the presider should not be happy to command, but for his “service of charity” (Rule 7.3). Among us, the prior general is elected in […]

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My Appeal for Venezuela

The situation of need, conflict and oppression is getting worse in Venezuela. The daily information I receive from there is so worrying. “Basic food and medicine are hard to find. There is hardly any food for the children, sending several families to scavenge through the trash with the hope of finding some left overs to […]

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Saints of yesterday and today

I like to read the lives of the saints. I am interested in what they were doing and especially what they said, in their own words. One thing is to read their lives like an epic story, wonderful, full of virtues and perfection, and another when it is the saint himself who narrates his own […]

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