Posts From Francisco H. Castillo, D.Min

Awake from Your Slumber: A Call for a Liberative Catholic Education

Thirteen years as an educator taught me that formation, not necessarily education should be the task of Catholic schools. Principals and coaches seem to preach winning at all costs, thus grades and touchdowns may dominate the unofficial missions of Catholic

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Compartir means divine-human sharing

Languages and words, although equivocal, are powerful conveyors of truth and meaning. One such word that comes to mind is symbol. The Greek word, symballein, means to bring or throw together. I understand this to mean that symbols are more

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My Easter Moment

The last conversation that I had with my friend Father Val LaFrance, OP, was about an anecdote that moved him so much that he used it in a homily. The anniversary of his death and the current debate about immigration,

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