Author Michael Carrillo
From seemingly “out of the blue” over the past year, Michael Carrillo was presented opportunities of service to God’s people. Michael realizes now that God, in His own time, gave him these opportunities, along with a little suffering, for a greater good.
Questions posed to Michael Carrillo by his college-age budding philosopher son helps both of them ground their understanding of the Church’s teachings.
Every year Michael Carrillo tries to take advantage of a hike that gives him a brief glimpse of what St. Junípero Serra’s band of missionaries might have experienced on their way to evangelize the mission fields of early California. He uses the hike as a pilgrimage to honor all missionaries, past and present.
Young people are constantly being bombarded by moral and ethical issues of every stripe and from various sources. Michael Carrillo believes that Catholic parents, using the Catechism as a template, can help their children learn to make good moral decisions by teaching them to develop a good Conscience.