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Living Well with Lupus

Few considers sickness as a blessing. James, who has been suffering from Lupus for over a decade, accepts the sickness and copes with it peacefully. How does he do it? In "Fountain of Grace", James shares with us his journey of finding peace and joy through his suffering.
Publish date: 2017 - 11 - 25


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Interview with Fr James Wan

We have interviewed Fr James Wan. He shares with us his recent lives in Hong Kong, and also his journey of facing illness. He is able to see his illness as a gift and grace from God, and be able to live a positive and joyful life.
Publish date: 2017 - 11 - 25


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Life Lounge – Mak

Mak shares with us how she faced the loss of two of her elder sisters within 7 months, and how we can recognize God's grace in the midst of suffering and mourning. Know how to face death in life, helps us to understand the true meaning of life.
Publish date: 2017 - 11 - 4


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Pope Francis: At the moment of our death, Jesus will come and take us by the hand

(CNA/EWTN News) On Wednesday, Pope Francis offered prayers for the more than 300 victims of a terrorist bombing in the African country of Somalia, one of the most lethal attacks to take place anywhere in the world in recent years.
Publish date: 2017 - 10 - 18


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Revelation from a Memory Loss

Anthony is an electrical engineer from Vancouver. He has always been dedicated to his work, family and God. A few years ago, he suddenly lost his memory. What triggered his memory loss? How did he cope with this setback?
Publish date: 2017 - 9 - 30


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Life Lounge – Rosanna II

Rosanna returned to Hong Kong to visit her three children in 2014, she found that the eldest daughter was suffering from end-stage cancer. The three children used all their saving for her medical expenses, her son even resigned from work to take care of her sister. The whole family was deep in love, support and tolerance. She apologized to her daughter for being not noticed that she was sick, which improved their relationship. By the power of God, they faced the suffering and death together. Her daughter was very thin when she died, but she looked shinny with the love of the family. At her daughter's funeral, she knew that she was rest in peace with God. Rosanna now volunteer to share her bereavement and sadness experience. She always feels the presence of God, no matter how difficult the situation is, trust in God, there must be solution.
Publish date: 2017 - 9 - 30


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Life Lounge – Rosanna II

Rosanna immigrated to Australia in 1980, and to Toronto in 2000. She has two daughters and one son. After coming to Canada, she studied early childhood education, psychology courses and special education. Now she is a supply teacher teaching new immigrants. She also volunteers in a mental health association where she conducts lectures on psychology and shares her feelings of facing death. She was exposed to death at the age of eight when her little brother, only a few months old, died one night. When she was twelve, she went swimming with family friends and watched a companion drown. Her 21 year-old brother died of bone cancer and in 1986 her parents died within three months of each other. In 1997, her husband died of lung cancer. He was baptised in his death bed, and she herself was baptised the next year.
Publish date: 2017 - 9 - 23


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Fighting Depression: Light in the Darkness

Depression is a common mental disorder. Many people fall into depression without being aware of it. Stanley was no exception. Through an unexpected encounter with God, he found a way out of depression. Stanley shares with us his journey of recovery.
Publish date: 2017 - 9 - 9


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The Lepers’ Companions

Fr. Roberto and his volunteers have lived among those who were recovering from leprosy over a long period of time. They were not afraid of contracting leprosy and found great joy in living with them.
Publish date: 2017 - 7 - 15


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Walking with God – Louisa (1)

Louisa studied in a Catholic school but because her family is Buddhist, she didn't have the chance to be baptized. When her kids wanted to enter Catholic schools, she took the opportunity to get baptized in 1985. Since baptism she has felt very peaceful, being very aware that God is taking care of her all the time. When her husband was diagnosed with Parkinson's at the age of 50, she never complained, but she just prayed that God would give her the ability to take care of him. Four years ago, her husband had to do brain surgery and was admitted to the hospital for four months. She prayed hard, and eventually her husband had a successful surgery. During that time, God had sent many “angels” to help her.
Publish date: 2017 - 4 - 22


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Music of the heart – If You’re Here, I’m There

"If You're Here, I'm There" is about being a companion with those who has mental illness. How can we be aware of ourselves or others who may be going through struggles? E.g. Postpartum depression. How can a faith community helps us to overcome these difficult time.
Publish date: 2017 - 3 - 18


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Walking with God – Jenny Wong (2)

Jenny feels that whenever she makes other people happy, she will be happy too. She likes to go to pilgrimage, the first time was to Rome when Pope canonized hundreds of Chinese. Then she went to Medjugorje 7 times. The first time she went to Medjugorje, she went to the Church of Infant Jesus of Prague in Czech also. She had been distributing the holy picture of Infant Jesus for so many years, she feels that this is her calling for evangelization. When she came back from her first pilgrimage to Medjugorje, she found that she had colon cancer,she immediately prayed to Infant Jesus continuously for 9 hours, the Carmelite sisters also prayed for her. She needed to have surgery immediately, then chemotherapy. With the help of Jesus and our Lady, she recovered very well. Now she is even healthier than before. After going through so many things, she never asks for why anymore, just pray day and night, which will strengthen our faith.
Publish date: 2017 - 3 - 11