Quote of the day, 5 September: Silvio José Báez, o.c.d.

Bishop Silvio José Báez, o.c.d. reflects on the Jesus' admonition that we must carry our own cross and follow him to be his disciple. The bishop says that "when Jesus speaks of the cross, he isn't simply talking about suffering. The cross is synonymous with extreme love, like that of Jesus."

Quote of the day, 2 September: Silvio José Báez, o.c.d.

Our Discalced Carmelite bishop from Nicaragua, Bishop Silvio José Báez, continues to employ every means possible to advocate for freedom and justice for those who suffer in his country, even from his exile in the United States. Recently, he shared a video excerpt from his remarks in March 2019 at a press availability concerning political prisoners: they "are not a bargaining chip."

Through the Narrow Door — Silvio José Báez, o.c.d.

Bishop Silvio José Báez, o.c.d. reflects on Jesus's teaching about entering through the "narrow door". The Bishop reminds us that "it's necessary to make a daily effort to go through "the narrow door", which is nothing other than to shape our lives and orient our hearts to love with a love like that of the Father in Heaven."

Quote of the day, 20 June: Silvio José Báez, o.c.d.

Having just celebrated the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ, Bishop Silvio José Báez, o.c.d. helps us go forth in mission. "In the Eucharist God became bread and he enters my heart, making me live with greater clarity and dignity so that I ask myself, 'what I am doing for my brothers and sisters'?"

True peace — Silvio José Báez, o.c.d.

On the evening of that unforgettable "first day of the week," the day of the Lord's resurrection, Jesus appeared to the disciples, full of mercy. He didn't reproach them; he didn't accuse or reject them. Instead, he offered them his peace.

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