Our Spiritual Director’s Desk

Here is a list of write ups from our Spiritual Director

Rev. Fr. Ignatius Saiki, OP.

In Hope We Endure

IN HOPE WE ENDURE From a homily written in the second century For the sake of eternal life, my brothers, let us do the will of the Father who called us, resisting the temptations that lead us into sin and striving earnestly to advance in virtue. Let us reserve God for fear of the evils
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Your Body is Holy and Excelling in Splendour

From the Apostolic Constitution On the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary by Pope Pius XII   In their homilies and sermons on this feast the holy fathers and great doctors spoke of the assumption of the Mother of God as something already familiar and accepted by the faithful. They gave it greater clarity in
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The Church is The Bride of Christ

From a Catechetical instruction by Saint Cyril of Jerusalem, Bishop.   The Catholic Church is the distinctive name of this holy Church which is the mother of us all. She is the bride of our Lord Jesus Christ, the only begotten Son of God (for Scripture says: Christ loved the Church and gave himself up
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The Church as The Assembly of The People of God

THE CHURCH AS THE ASSEMBLY OF THE PEOPLE OF GOD From a catechetical instruction by Saint Cyril of Jerusalem, Bishop. The church is called Catholic or universal because it has spread throughout the entire world, from one end of the earth to the other. Again, it is called Catholic because it teaches fully and unfailingly
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