In this first talk of our 2023 Lenten Retreat, Damian introduces the theme of the retreat: Who Do You Say That I Am? The entire retreat is about seeing more clearly who God is and who we are in God’s eyes. Damian reflects on how God created us in God’s image and so knows us immediately before even forming us.
Join us and Deacon Damian Torres-Botello, SJ, for our 2023 Lenten Retreat: “Who do you say that I am?” The first talk of the retreat will be released on Friday, February 24 and then a new talk will be released every Friday during Lent.
In the third installment of A Deacon’s Diary, Damian reflects on how his father has loved him into existence.
In his second installment of this season’s Deacon’s Diary, Damian reflects on how the journey of life has beginnings and endings.
In his first installment of this season’s Deacon’s Diary, Damian introduces himself and offers a glimpse into the adventure called life.
My interpretation of #BlackOutTuesday: mute the self-centeredness of social media and heed the words of Psalm 34:15: “The eyes of the Lord are toward the righteous, and his ears toward their cry.” It was a call to learn something, and maybe even do something. What did you learn yesterday? Anything?
The good shepherd calls to his sheep by name. Damian Torres-Botello, SJ, reflects on how we learn to recognize the voice of the shepherd in this week's One-Minute Homily. Based on the readings for Sunday, May 03, 2020. https://youtu.be/Mw2ZLbpEqkk Shepherds, sheep,...
Judas had a price. Do we? There are things that we might put before our relationship with God, but Damian Torres-Botello, SJ, reminds us that there is always hope in Christ.
I know that from struggle will come new life, because I believe the resurrection is always the new beginning after any heavy cross. And it is with this cross that I come to the altar where Your arms are open wide.