Holy fat

“Your brother has returned and your father has slaughtered the fattened calf because he has him back safe and sound.” (Luke 15:27) “Burnt offerings of fatlings I will offer you and sacrificial smoke of rams; I will sacrifice oxen and goats.” (Psalm 66:15)

Blood family

When my father (may he rest in peace) wanted to impress upon my younger brother and me the importance of behaving well he would say to us, “Never forget whose blood runs through your veins, whose surname you carry.”

Smells and odors

"But thanks be to God, who always leads us in triumph in Christ and manifests through us the odor of the knowledge of him in every place. For we are the aroma of Christ for God among those who are being saved and among those who are perishing." (2 Corinthians…

The church is always in crisis

We, believers in Jesus Christ and those who have been baptized in his name, form the church. The faith of our parents and godparents initiated this process of formation in our lives upon giving us the sacrament that planted the seed of the divine life in our souls. From that…