A vocation is a call from God the Father to conform yourself to the Son in a particular way according to the gifts given you by the Spirit (cf. Rom 12:4-8), for the building up of the Body of Christ (cf. Eph 4:12), which is the Church (cf. 1 Corinthians 12 and Ephesians 5). Generally, and above all, our calling as the baptized is to be holy, and this means to love. For to be holy is to love, and to love is to be holy. Truly, our vocation is to love in such a way that we give of ourselves, even unto death, so that others may have life - this is a eucharistic love, a paschal love, a love that is the death and Resurrection of...
Like most eerily quiet bank holiday Mondays, the few scattered youth of the Emmaus Prayer group that hadn't managed to escape for the long weekend gathered at the usual time of 8pm at the St Bernard's Club to deepen themselves and their faiths in hearty community prayer. Unbeknownst to many, Sister Jennifer, a local Carmelite Nun cloistered in Ronda had made an extremely rare departure from the convent to visit an infirm family member hospitalised here in Gibraltar (please pray). Ever the opportunist, Sister Jennifer jumped at the invitation to visit the youth group and share with them the joy of the Year of Mercy.
The Lord is King: Reflection on the Twenty-Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time
October 19, 2017
Tyson Murphy was born and raised in California, USA. He received a Bachelor's and Master's degree in theology from Franciscan University in Steubenville, Ohio. Having spent nearly a month in Gibraltar during the summer of 2016, he has developed a special love for the people of the Rock.
Jeremy was born and raised in Gibraltar. He has a double major Bachelor's degree in theology and catechetics with a minor in philosophy from Franciscan University in Steubenville, Ohio. He currently lives in Gibraltar with his wife, Stephanie, and their son, Álvaro.
Patrick is from Northville, Michigan, and is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in theology at Franciscan University in Steubenville, Ohio, after receiving a Bachelor’s degree in history and philosophy.