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We received this letter addressed to the Bishop of Ciudad del Este and we share it here with everyone. Monsignor Guillermo Steckling, we come to you as caring and worried children, saddened by the situation through which our beloved diocese is living.  There have been certain changes which, far from...
Our very dear Fr. Alfonso Gálvez, an indispensable collaborator on our website since its foundation, celebrates his 60th anniversary of priestly ordination today. It is a day of great joy in Heaven and on Earth in which we at Adelante la Fe give thanks to Our Lord God and...
On many occasions parents that I hardly know, as they don’t usually go to church very often, come to me overwhelmed and looking for recommendations about how to fix the serious problems that they have with their adolescent children.  I try to help them with their particular situation, and...
https://youtu.be/W-mGy92fN2g HEADLINES “There are many places where priests act more like Protestant ministers than Catholic priests” “There are families that must travel more than 100 km (60 mi) so that they can go to a dignified Mass and hear sound doctrine” “The faithful must ask the priests for kneelers so that they can...
https://vimeo.com/156177987 II Sunday of Lent Mt. 17, 1-9 On Mt. Tabor, the disciples saw the glory of the humanity of Jesus. They did not see the glory of his divinity because it remains, for now, unperceivable for man. We are in need of a special light, the lumen gloriae, which God will...
https://vimeo.com/155312429 First Sunday of Lent Mt 4: 1-11 “The Temptations of Jesus” Jesus wanted to suffer temptation; he was like us in everything but sin. Temptations last our entire lifetime and are absolutely necessary as we are told by St. Augustine. This passage tells us of three temptations. In the first temptation, the devil...
1. Preliminary Considerations. Some errors on the division between Shepherds and the Faithful in the Church Jesus Christ founded His Church by establishing two kinds of believers: Shepherds and simple faithful. Hence Catholic Doctrine has always maintained that the Church, though forming one Body, is divided into two separate classes: the teaching...
When we were children, a lucid mind and a virgin heart directed and potentiated our dreams. These were the years in which we were going to be astronauts, firemen, army generals, or who knows what. Over the years, life imposed itself to us, while the illusions were fading away...
https://youtu.be/Nq7us5Lf5IU I am still stunned. I had to watch the video on the prayer intentions of Pope Francis several times; I can assure you that the first time I saw it I thought it was fake, but no, ladies and gentlemen: it is absolutely real. What message is being transmitted in this...
Pastoral reasons that are not very pastoral The priest of the parish of Espíritu Santo, Área 4, was substituted by order of the bishop of the Diocese of Ciudad del Este, Msgn. Guillermo Steckling, on January 3, 2016. The involvement of Bishop Juan Bautista Gavilán, of the Diocese of Coronel...