Manuel de la Barreda Mingot Tag

Posted On 17.10.2016In Projects

Forta launched in Spain

SPAIN, Manuel de la Barreda Mingot • The first Forta (Marriage Strengthening) in Spain took place the weekend of 30 September to 2 October 2016, and I had the immense good fortune to attend with my wife, Lourdes. Due to Forta’s set up, we will not reveal anything that happened during the session or its content, so couples that attend in the future can enjoy it fully, including allowing oneself to let go and trust.  One must lay him/herself bare becoming small and humble, opening oneself up to what comesRead More
SPAIN, by Manuel de la Barreda Mingot • When I was in school, at the age of twelve or thirteen, we had a Spiritual Director, who was very special; Fr. Xavier Ilundain was a Jesuit priest, who “rewarded” our behavior at school by “allowing” us to go to a place called Club Avance on Sunday afternoons. Club Avance is a shadow organization of Fe y Luz [Faith and Light] where he was a counselor. He tried to give the lads a wholesome afternoon of leisure, as the mentally handicapped wereRead More
By Manuel de la Barreda Mingot, Madrid, Spain • Often when we pray, we are overcome with worry, sometimes motivated by curiosity, and at other times from laziness itself in thinking that it is the same whether I pray in my room, in my Home Shrine, in front of the Tabernacle, at Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, or even after receiving Holy Communion. The concern is that if God is everywhere what does it matter where and how I pray? The question is certainly logical, and it is often respondedRead More