Faith Formation

An Overlooked Story in Mark’s Passion Narrative

The story of a woman pouring perfume on the Lord marks the beginning of the passion narrative in Mark's gospel. Why is the story important?
Publish date: 2018 - 3 - 25


Pope Francis: When we receive Holy Communion, we must let ourselves be transformed into Jesus

(CNA/EWTN News) At Wednesday's general audience, Pope Francis said our participation in the Holy Eucharist at Mass is not a merely spiritual communion, but a sacramental one, uniting us to Christ and his Church.
Publish date: 2018 - 3 - 22


Heart Matters

Near, far, wherever you are I believe that the heart does go on Once more you open the door And you’re here in my heart and my heart will go on and on. (“My Heart Will Go On”, written by James Horner and Will Jennings) Who can forget this haunting yet beautiful song of Celine […]
Publish date: 2018 - 3 - 18


Sr. Maria Ko: Psalms of Joy and Sorrow

Living in the 21st century, we enjoy unprecedented comfort and convenience; however, compared to previous generations, we are much less aware of our emotional state. Fountain of Grace invited Sr. Maria Ko, a biblical scholar, to share with us how praying with Psalms can help us be more in touch with our emotions as well as enriching our prayer lives.
Publish date: 2018 - 3 - 10


Pope Francis: The peace of Christ cannot take root in a heart incapable of living fraternity and of repairing it after having wounded it

(CNA/EWTN News) At the general audience Wednesday, Pope Francis spoke about the importance of the recitation of the Our Father at Mass, asking if when we pray it, we understand whom we are praying to and the relationship we are called to have with him.
Publish date: 2018 - 3 - 15


Encounter with the Word – Book of Jeremiah (4)

Encounter with the Word will talk about the Book of Jeremiah in the Old Testament.
Publish date: 2018 - 3 - 10


“[I]t is by grace you have been saved” (Ephesians 2:5)

We are “created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand to be our way of life” (Ephesians 2: 10).
Publish date: 2018 - 3 - 11


Pope Francis: The Eucharistic Prayer teaches us to make our whole lives an “act of thanksgiving”

(CNA/EWTN News) On Wednesday Pope Francis issued a harsh critique of the trend to ask parishioners for a financial contribution in order to have Mass said for a loved one, saying that to make a personal offering is fine, but the liturgy should never have a price tag.
Publish date: 2018 - 3 - 8


Jesus and Satan

Jesus Christ our Saviour was born into the world, true God with divine nature and human nature. At age 30, Jesus began His ministry. During the three years that followed, the devil was tempting Him in different ways, attacking His humanity. Fountain of Grace takes you to the Holy Land in Israel, to visit a few places where Jesus fought with the devil. We will recall what happened at these locations and learn from Our Lord ways to resist Satan.
Publish date: 2018 - 3 - 3


Ask Fr Francis – Liturgy, Theology, Marriage

Fr Francis will address some questions around liturgy, theology, and marriage.
Publish date: 2018 - 3 - 2


Pope Francis: In the bread and wine we present him with the offering of our lives

(CNA/EWTN News) Pope Francis said Wednesday that having Mass centered around the altar is meant to remind faithful that the cross is the first Christian altar on which Christ offered the sacrifice of his life.
Publish date: 2018 - 3 - 1


Fellowship through the Bible

Among the ministries of the Chinese Catholic community in San Francisco is a long-running Bible study group. What moviates the group to study the Bible together? What have they gained from the Bible?
Publish date: 2018 - 2 - 24