“Today we are surrounded by division, confusion, and uncertainty. Bedrock values that enabled prior generations to endure hardship, overcome challenges, and thrive are no longer considered essential. Truth has become a personal quest, not a universal compass,” explains Father Jorge Obregon, LC. As Catholics, we all acknowledge that college-aged kids and young professionals are up
When I joined the Legionaries of Christ, I didn’t know what I was doing. I didn’t know much about the mission of the Legion, and I had never heard of Regnum Christi. I didn’t know where God would place me or how he would use me. All I knew was that in encountering these men,
Cafe Societal, SoHo. From the very first encounter on this Advent mission, recounted in “Putting Christ Back in Christmas”, to one of the very last encounters of the evening, “odd coincidences” seemed to be a theme. And as later we share stories and a warm meal late into the night at Louie’s, the odd coincidences
Bleeker to Broome, SoHo. One of the joys of having the brothers with us for a mission is their sheer numbers allow us to blanket the parish, creating a kind of “Jesus Buzz” throughout SoHo. As I made the rounds from our northernmost outpost on Bleeker St, near the border of Greenwich Village, to our
Café Societal, So Ho. It’s 9:00 pm on Reconciliation Monday and the missionary team leaders are gathered at “Louie’s” to share a hot meal and stories about an incredible day and evening in the vineyard of the Lord. Our young and enthusiastic seminarians, all 55 of them, have recently departed for the long ride home
“Arise, my beloved, my dove, my beautiful one, and come!” (Song of Songs, 2:10) St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral, New York, wind chill 26 degrees. I arrived at Mission HQ from the office at 2:30. And already the first wave of enthusiastic seminarians had arrived. Wave upon wave of young brothers followed, over 50 of them
Advent by Candlelight is an evening that brings women together to focus on the true meaning of this Blessed Advent Liturgical Season. Mary Smith, Consecrated Women of Regnum Christi offered this beautiful reflection at the December 15th Advent by Candlelight evening at the Church of St. Patrick in Armonk, NY. Lauren Hawkesworth, Consecrated Women of
Spring Lake, NJ. Cloudy rainy morning. In a few short days, our street missionary team will be back in SoHo, engaging passersby about matters of faith and eternity. After nearly two long years of lockdowns, and even with the rumblings of yet another Covid resurgence looming, nearly 75 of us will be there. Seeking souls.
As we prepare for the 4th Week of Advent, Fr. Eric Nielsen, LC, reminds us, “Christ wants to work through us in our acts of charity.”
Rejoice! It is the 3rd Sunday of Advent, seek the Lord. What do we need to do? Fr. Eric Nielsen, LC, offers a mini reflection for your consideration.