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Fr. Yamil A. Samalot Rivera, OP

Fr. Yamil A. Samalot Rivera, OP is from Isabela, on the northwest coast of Puerto Rico. He teaches Dogmatic Theology but has also been blessed return to teaching in his original field of study and research: Portuguese and Brazilian Studies, as well as, the relationship between Theology and Postmodern Culture. Currently he is Assistant Professor of Theology and Humanities at the University of the Sacred Heart (est. 1880).


20 Apr • Jesus' challenging message

Jesus' teaching on eating his body and drinking his blood are very challenging to his disciples, and many decide to quit following him. Perhaps the Church's teaching on the Eucharist is not challenging to us, but are there other parts of Jesus' message that we simply tune out rather than challenging our own views?

25 Mar • Sincerity

With love, Mary poured perfumed oil on Jesus' hair, while Judas complained that the money could have been used to help the poor. But Judas was not sincere, caring more about the money than the poor. Let us walk with Jesus in sincerity this Holy Week.