Br. José María Barrero

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Fixing Our Attention on the Paschal Mystery During Lent

In the office of Readings for Ash Wednesday, St. Clement I, the bishop of Rome in the late first century, exhorts the Christian people to fix our gaze on the Paschal Mystery in the following manner: “Let us fix our attention on the blood of Christ and recognize how precious…


Christmas in New York

On my first visit to New York City, I had the pleasure of being among the many tourists who flock to Manhattan for the holiday season. New York City is one of the busiest and most picturesque cities as it prepares for the Christmas season. Many attractions huddle within blocks…