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Pope Francis: Fasting frees us from attachment to things and from the worldliness that numbs the heart

It is time 'to stop, to focus on what is essential, to fast from the unnecessary things' Fasting from food or other things during Lent is a chance for Catholics to reorient their material attachments, Pope Francis said on Ash Wednesday, as he urged people to slow down and turn to Christ during the penitential season.
Publish date: 2019 - 3 - 7


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Special Christmas Gift

Share some real life Christmas stories from some real people. We thank them for sharing these wonderful gifts with us.
Publish date: 2018 - 12 - 29


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Little-Known Facts about the Holy Land: Bethlehem

On Christmas cards, the scene of the birth of Jesus is depicted in a peaceful way. What does Bethlehem, the birthplace of Jesus, look like today?
Publish date: 2018 - 12 - 22


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Pope Francis: Realize anew that we are brothers and sisters

(CNA/EWTN News) On Christmas, Pope Francis prayed for peace and renewed brotherhood in Syria, Yemen, Venezuela, Nicaragua, and other parts of the world experiencing conflict.
Publish date: 2018 - 12 - 26


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Advent

As a Christian, what symbolic meanings does Advent give them and how this season changes their lives.
Publish date: 2018 - 12 - 22


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Pope Francis: Don’t put ourselves at the center of Christmas

(CNA/EWTN News) Make space for wonder and surprise this Christmas, Pope Francis urged Wednesday, explaining that the first Christmas had many surprises – including that God came into the world as a tiny baby.
Publish date: 2018 - 12 - 20


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Passion Play – A Youth’s Portrayal

Good Friday commemorates the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and his death at Calvary. For youths at St. Joseph the Worker parish, this is also a day on which they will showcase the Passion Play which they have spent months to prepare. Fountain of Grace takes a look at how these youths put their talent into good use to reenact an event that took place 2000 years ago.
Publish date: 2018 - 3 - 31


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Pope Francis: Jesus gave his life to make us holy, to renew us, to forgive us

(CNA/EWTN News) The Easter Triduum is the most important time of year for Christians, Pope Francis said Wednesday, and stressed that those who truly allow themselves to be transformed by Jesus' resurrection, while still being sinners, cannot be corrupt.
Publish date: 2018 - 3 - 29


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At the Foot of the Cross

In March 2017, Maria held her first-ever ceramic spiritual art exhibition - At the Foot of the Cross. The purpose of this week-long exhibition is to provide a space for visitors to encounter God through ceramic art pieces. Fountain of Grace invites you to enter this unique space for prayer.
Publish date: 2018 - 3 - 24


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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


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Has Christ Rendered the Old Testament Law Obsolete?

Is Christianity guilty of spurning God's commandments in the Old Testament? Let's turn to the Patristic writers for an answer
Publish date: 2018 - 3 - 4


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At the foot of the cross

Maria is a social worker and an art therapist. She hosted an exhibition of her ceramic artwork during the Lenten season. She has made crosses in many different style and wants to share it with others. During the preparation process, she found that God has His own plan and arrangement, and she realized she is only a tool of God. This exhibition, entitled “At the foot of the cross” is for those who wish to contemplate the spiritual journey of Jesus’ passion and feel the presence of the Holy Spirit to encounter Jesus.
Publish date: 2018 - 2 - 24


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I Believe

God's faithfulness surpasses all human inclinations; God raises us up from the ashes of despair
Publish date: 2018 - 2 - 25


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Pope Francis: We are called to face the Evil one through prayer, with God’s help, to overcome him in our daily life

(CNA/EWTN News) Lent is a time to face our temptations and be converted by the Gospel, Pope Francis said in his Angelus address on the first Sunday of Lent.
Publish date: 2018 - 2 - 22


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“The book that yields profit of ten thousand fold”

A few years ago, I received a traditional red scroll of Chinese calligraphy for Lunar New Year on which was written “The capital that yields profit of ten thousand fold”. The author was playing with words as “capital” could also refer to a book. On the scroll, a Bible was painted next to the word […]
Publish date: 2018 - 2 - 18


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Pope Francis: See and contemplate the face of Crucified Love

(CNA/EWTN News) At Mass for Ash Wednesday, Pope Francis invited everyone to live the 40 days of Lent as a time to “pause” from things which keep us from virtue and to return home to the loving and merciful embrace of God the Father.
Publish date: 2018 - 2 - 15


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Christmas Special 2: And the Word Became Flesh

Over two thousand years ago, our Redeemer Jesus Christ incarnated himself and lived among us. Why did the Son of God the creator become a creature? Fountain of Grace goes to Bethlehem, where Jesus was born, to explore this mystery.
Publish date: 2017 - 12 - 24


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Pope Francis: Christmas invites us to focus on the sign of the Child and to recognize him in the faces of little children

(CNA/EWTN News) Pope Francis on Christmas Day said the commemoration of Christ's birth is an occasion to remember and pray for every child who suffers due to war, poverty and inequality, each of whom bears the face of Jesus.
Publish date: 2017 - 12 - 28


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The Good News

Our host uses a few Christmas songs to bring you some Good News messages about Christmas.
Publish date: 2017 - 12 - 22


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Pope Francis: Go into the tomb of our hearts and see how God is able to transform death into life

(CNA/EWTN News) As the Church jumps into the Easter season, Pope Francis on Wednesday offered a reflection on Christ’s Resurrection and the start of Christianity, saying it’s not about us and what we do, but what the Lord has done for us.
Publish date: 2017 - 4 - 20


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Little-Known Facts about the Holy Land: Church of the Holy Sepulchre

In the eyes of Christians, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in the Old City of Jerusalem is the most sacred place, because that is where Jesus was crucified and resurrected. What does the place look like today after some 2000 years? Little-Known Facts about the Holy Land takes you to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre to reflect upon graces brought forth by Jesus' resurrection.
Publish date: 2017 - 4 - 15


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Food for Thought: Easter Meatloaf

Eggs are symbols of spring and new life. Chicks breaking out of egg shells are like plants coming to life again during Spring. Christians also use eggs to symbolize Jesus' resurrection. By rising from the dead, Jesus conquers death and sin, brings new life to mankind and leads us out of darkness. In the last episodes of Food for Thought, we will celebrate Easter with meatloaf, singing Alleluia!
Publish date: 2017 - 4 - 15


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Happy Life – Facing death of family member

Happy Life will share with us how do we cope with death of our family members or relatives? As Catholics, how do we see the resurrection of our Lord as our hope for eternal life.
Publish date: 2017 - 4 - 13


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Little-Known Facts about the Holy Land: Church of St. Peter in Gallicantu

Before his crucifixion, Jesus was betrayed and abandoned. He was detained in a dungeon overnight. How did he spend the last night in his life? Little-Known Facts about the Holy Land takes you to the Church of St. Peter in Gallicantu to experience Jesus' loneliness.
Publish date: 2017 - 4 - 8


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Food for Thought: Hot Cross Bun

Crucifixion was a brutal form of punishment. The cross, which originally symbolizes death, has ultimately become a sign of resurrection and hope. Jesus conquered death with the cross and brought us eternal life. Crosses have become a part of Christian life. Christians would often make the Sign of the Cross, what does that mean? Why do people eat hot cross buns on Good Friday? Food for Thought will provide you with the answers.
Publish date: 2017 - 4 - 8