Just like Jesus in the desert, we are tempted on a regular basis. Damian Torres-Botello, SJ, reminds us that Jesus is both our model and our biggest support when trying to avoid temptation.
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Damian was a theatre artist (prior to becoming a Jesuit) in his hometown of Kansas City (the Missouri side) and Chicago — mostly playwriting, but dabbling in acting and directing as well. He is an avid belter of showtunes, performer of personal concerts in the car, writer, prayer partner, frequent movie goer, advocate of social justice, and spiritual director. He currently plays the role of deacon and serves at two parishes in Boston: St. Katherine Drexel and the Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola. He will be ordained a priest in June 2023.
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Presentation of the Lord: Simeon and the Holy Spirit | One-Minute Homily
How is the Holy Spirit calling you? Damian Terres-Botello, SJ, recounts how the Holy Spirit led Simeon to Jesus and encourages all of us to keep the same guidance.
The Epiphany: Chasing Stars | One-Minute Homily
What is it that leads you closer to Christ? Damian Torres-Botello, SJ, reflects on the Epiphany, when the Magi were led to Jesus by a star. Based on the readings for January 5, 2019. https://youtu.be/xeWcq6ZWZQY Look up! Go on, look up! Can you find your star?! Hello!...
Jesus is Here! Merry Christmas | One-Minute Homily
Merry Christmas! On this day we celebrate the miracle that God entered into our very humanity. Damian Torres-Botello, SJ, reflects on the incarnation of Jesus in this special One-Minute Homily. https://youtu.be/JHjd1b3cDqA It’s happened! Jesus is born! Amen and Merry...
First Week of Advent: Stay Awake! | One-Minute Homily
Advent is here and Jesus reminds us to be attentive and stay awake! Damian Torres-Botello, SJ, kicks off a brand new season and new look to the One-Minute Homily. Based on the readings for Sunday, December 1. https://youtu.be/_Pd0cT90od4 It’s Advent! Stay awake! Let...
Sometimes faith can be unremarkable and routine. God is still there.
Friends After College: It’s A Thing
After college, so much changes, even the way you make friends. Damian Torres-Botello, SJ navigates his experience of friendship making after college.
Thoughts and Prayers or Action?
In a time when thoughts and prayers don’t seem to be worth as much as action, Damian Torres-Botello, SJ, reflects on whether one can exist without the other.
Late Night Eats: On Breaking Bad Habits
Sometimes our bad habits are fallouts from our past. Damian Torres-Botello, SJ, shares a story about breaking habits and moving into the future.