A Journey to the Confessional
Our journey this week will be unique and special in many ways. Come along with Jason Nunez and his guest, Fr. Paul Melgarejo, Parochial Vicar of St. Matthew Catholic Church, in San Antonio, TX. They will be shining a light on the Sacrament of Confession! Fr. Paul entered the seminary after hearing the voice of God, calling him to the priesthood in Daily Mass and attending holy hour. Fr. Paul was ordained to the priesthood on May 15, 2021.
During this episode, you will hear about:
- What are some of the benefits of frequent Confession?
- What is the Seal of Confession?
- And what inspiration can we take from all this for our daily journey of life?
We are so grateful to this month’s sponsors, Chris and Patty Parma, who made this podcast episode possible.
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Fr. Paul Melgarejo serves as Parochial Vicar of St. Matthew Catholic Church in San Antonio, TX. He was ordained to the priesthood on May 15, 2021. The oldest of four children, Fr. Paul has two brothers and one sister. His mother lives in San Antonio. He was born in Laredo, TX, and grew up in Jalapa, Veracruz, Mexico. He moved to San Antonio in the early 1990s and graduated from Fox Tech High School (class of 1993). He attended Palo Alto College and then UTSA, graduating in 2004. Fr. Paul taught Spanish and bilingual education for over 8 years. When asked about his discernment to the priesthood, he says, “Then God decided to call me to the priesthood. I actually heard his voice coming to Daily Mass and then holy hour in the chapel. After one year, I decided to enter seminary.” He enjoys running, baseball, soccer, and basketball. His favorite saint quote is by Pope St. John XXIII; “Lord, make me a servant of your servant.”
Jewel for the Journey:
“Confession is an act of honesty and courage – an act of entrusting ourselves, beyond sin, to the mercy of a loving and forgiving God.” – Pope St. John Paul II
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