Marlon De La Torre shares his fatherly advice with his son entering the seminary during a particularly challenging time for the Church.
Author Marlon De La Torre
As we begin Lent, Marlon De La Torre reminds us that the benefits of absolution far outweigh our fear of going to confession.
Our marital covenant calls us to pray for our spouses. Marlon De La Torre explains the how and why of praying for your spouse.
Is there a narcissist among your students? Marlon De La Torre recommends St. John Bosco’s “fight fire with fire” approach but with Christ at the center.
Marlon De La Torre asserts that by nature of our baptismal call we are called to combat our own selfish desires through humility and abandonment to God’s providence. Our actions should not contradict the Gospel but instead should be in unison with our Lord’s desires for us as His children.
Marlon De La Torre observes, “Many of us fail to understand the tremendous sacrifices our brothers and sisters endure to come home to the Catholic Church. On top of this, their evangelical zeal tends to be misunderstood. It is imperative that the Church community open wide its arms to the newly elect.”
If you ever thought about being a catechist, then you would be wise to follow the teachings methods of St. John Bosco.