Bishop Ruben Saenz Jr.

Bishop Ruben Saenz Jr. serves as resident bishop of the Great Plains Annual Conference. He was elected to the episcopacy in July 2016.

Our Journey to the Cross: Feb. 24, 2018

February 24, 2018

Centering Prayer: A Prayer by St. Anselm of Canterbury Teach me to seek you, and reveal yourself to me as I seek; for unless you instruct me I cannot seek you, and unless you reveal yourself I cannot find you. Let me seek you in desiring you; let me desire you in seeking you. Let me find you in ...


Our Journey to the Cross: Feb. 23, 2018

February 23, 2018

Centering Prayer: A Prayer by St. Anselm of Canterbury Teach me to seek you, and reveal yourself to me as I seek; for unless you instruct me I cannot seek you, and unless you reveal yourself I cannot find you. Let me seek you in desiring you; let me desire you in seeking you. Let me find you in ...


Our Journey to the Cross: Feb. 21, 2018

February 21, 2018

Centering Prayer: A Prayer by St. Anselm of Canterbury Teach me to seek you, and reveal yourself to me as I seek; for unless you instruct me I cannot seek you, and unless you reveal yourself I cannot find you. Let me seek you in desiring you; let me desire you in seeking you. Let me find you in ...


Our Journey to the Cross: Feb. 20, 2018

February 20, 2018

Centering Prayer: A Prayer by St. Anselm of Canterbury Teach me to seek you, and reveal yourself to me as I seek; for unless you instruct me I cannot seek you, and unless you reveal yourself I cannot find you. Let me seek you in desiring you; let me desire you in seeking you. Let me find you in ...


Our Journey to the Cross: Feb. 19, 2018

February 19, 2018

Centering Prayer: A Prayer by St. Anselm of Canterbury Teach me to seek you, and reveal yourself to me as I seek;  for unless you instruct me I cannot seek you, and unless you reveal yourself I cannot find you. Let me seek you in desiring you; let me desire you in seeking you. Let me find you in ...


Our Journey to the Cross: Feb. 18, 2018

February 18, 2018

Centering Prayer:  Sit quietly for a couple of minutes and ask God to be with you in this time of prayer and meditation as you seek to encounter him genuinely. Use the words of Samuel as a breath prayer as you gently breathe in and out and say, “Speak Lord, for your servant your name is listening (1...


Our Journey to the Cross: Feb. 16, 2018

February 16, 2018

Centering Prayer: Sit quietly for a couple of minutes and ask the Holy Spirit to be with you in this time of prayer and meditation as you seek to genuinely encounter God. Use the words of Samuel as a breath prayer as you gently breathe in and out and say, “Speak Lord, for your servant your name is ...


Our Journey to the Cross: Feb. 15, 2018

February 15, 2018

Centering Prayer: Sit quietly for a couple of minutes and ask God to be with you in this time of prayer and meditation as you seek to encounter him genuinely. Use the words of Samuel as a breath prayer as you breathe in and out and say, “Speak Lord, for your servant your name is listening (1 Samuel ...


Lent: Our Journey to the Cross begins

February 14, 2018

Ash Wednesday Centering Prayer: Sit quietly for a couple of minutes and ask God to be with you in this time of prayer and meditation as you seek to encounter him genuinely. Use the words of Samuel as a breath prayer as you breathe in and out, quietly repeat, “Speak Lord, for your servant your name ...


Path to a hopeful future begins with children

June 22, 2017

Robert Fulgrum, in his poem “All I Really Need to Know I Learned In Kindergarten,” says that wisdom for living, doing and being was not found at the top of a graduate school mountain, but rather in a sand pile at Sunday School.   In kindergarten, Fulgrum learned to share, play fair, not to hit ...


The Path - 'El Camino'

June 17, 2017

This is my first blog … ever. I can’t help but think that Mrs. Imelda Trevino my eighth-grade English teacher and Mrs. Hortencia Pena, Virginia Van Nest, Ernestina Trevino and Elma Doyno, my high school English teachers, would be gratified by my attempt at writing for publication. The truth is ...