Cristóbal Almanza

Husband to Cristina, Catholic artist and designer. Serve as High School catechist and retreat coordinator. Committed to promoting the beauty of Truth through education and art. @soulpainter Visit my site President, Co-Founder ACNM


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    Posts by Cristóbal Almanza

    Fall 2014 Austin CNM Meetup

    AustinCNMMeetup

    Sometimes it’s easy to get lost behind a screen. In an effort to promote real community some of the contributors and followers will be gathering for a casual meetup in North Austin for an evening of fellowship. Join us for a social night of food, community, presentations, and discussions about Jesus, the Church, and new […]

    Sunday Says – November 9, 2014 Mass Readings and Reflection

    Sunday Says Podcast

    Sunday November 9, 2014 Feast of the Dedication of the Lateran Basilica in Rome Lectionary: 671 (NAB Translation)   This is another Sunday with a unique feast. Instead of the 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time, we are celebrating the feast of dedication of the world’s Cathedral – The Basilica of St John Lateran, seat of […]

    Sunday Says – November 2, 2014 Mass Readings and Reflection

    Sunday Says Podcast

    The Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed (All Souls) Lectionary: 668 (NAB Translation) This Sunday we celebrate the commemoration of All Souls insteadof All Souls Day.Today is one of those celebrations that is very distinctly Catholic, and you will see that from the theme of praying for those that have died and also in the […]

    Misconceptions About Death, Angels, and Dia de Los Muertos

    Misconceptions About Death, Angels, and Dia de Los Muertos

    I’ve been intrigued by how much interest there is about angels in the world today, especially from the secular world. In fact a 2011 poll found that 77% of Americans believe in Angels. Which is somewhat surprising considering that there is a growing number of people that don’t believe in God today. Sadly enough, angels are […]

    Sunday Says Podcast – October 19, 2014 Mass Readings and Reflection

    Sunday Says Podcast

    Sunday Says October 19, 2014 Twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time – Year A Lectionary: 145 (NAB Translation) (Jerusalem Bible Translation) Reading 1 Isaiah 45:1, 4-6 This week’s first reading from the prophet Isaiah starts out with an unexpected note calling the pagan king God’s instrument. During the Babylonian, he planned to free the captives and […]

    Sunday Says Podcast – October 12, 2014 Mass Readings and Reflection

    Sunday Says Podcast

    Sunday October 12, 2014 Twenty-eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 142 (NAB Translation) (Jerusalem Bible Translation) Reading 1 Isaiah 25:6-10A This week’s first reading from the prophet Isaiah, is a great setup for this week’s Gospel, but it also stand alone as a beautiful prophetic vision of what the Lord promises. The prophet promises that […]

    Sunday Says Podcast – September 28, 2014 Mass Readings and Reflection

    Sunday Says Podcast

    Sunday, September 28, 2014 Twenty-sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 136  (Jerusalem Bible Translation) (NAB Translation) Reading 1 Ezekiel 18:25-28 This week’s first reading from the prophet Ezekiel sounds very harsh on first read. To put this into better context, we have to look back in the chapter to see that the prophet has already […]

    John Paul II Life Center’s 4th Annual Benefit Dinner November 7

    TodayistheDay-JP2

    Join the John Paul II Life Center for their fourth annual benefit dinner, Today is the Day!, withTeresa Tomeo, Jennifer Fulwiler, and music from Greg & Lizzy.  This social night gathers other pro-life supporters from the area for a dinner, presentation, fellowship, and prayer. They will also be honoring Msgr. Louis Pavlicek, Dr. and Mrs. Tom […]

    Copyright and the Ease of Stealing

    Copyright and the ease of stealing

    Did you know there is a commandment that is considered ethical to break in very select situations? The seventh commandment, “You Shall Not Steal” is just as important as any of the other commandments, and it would compromise the whole set to say that 10% of the whole does not hold any weight. In almost […]