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Take, bless, break, give

Our life as bread for one another
Publish date: 2019 - 6 - 23


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The mystery of the Most Holy Trinity is the central mystery of the Christian faith and of Christian life. (CCC 261)

Our mission is to witness to the world, thirsty for love, that the meaning of life is precisely the infinite love, the tangible love of the Father, of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.
Publish date: 2019 - 6 - 16


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The Holy Spirit is a Spirit of Transformation, Unity, Peace, and Forgiveness

as the Father has sent me, so I send you” (Jn 20:21)
Publish date: 2019 - 6 - 9


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Stories strengthen souls.

For those of you with children, how would you survive if you lost your children in a car accident? Or, what would we say to parents who have just lost their children? We’d love them, help them, and pray for them. We may even try to explain to them why God allows suffering. Brothers, sisters, […]
Publish date: 2019 - 6 - 2


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Is Jesus Departing for a Distant Star on His Ascension?

Could the Ascension account be a fabrication of Jesus’ followers, created to gloss over the tragic death of their master?
Publish date: 2019 - 6 - 2


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New Jerusalem – the Final Apocalypse

As we come close to the end of the Easter season, we have a great privilege to read the final chapters of the Book of Revelation, and the great story is coming to its climax. We finally come to the arrival of the Holy City - the new Jerusalem.
Publish date: 2019 - 5 - 26


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5 Types of Questions That Help Us Pay Attention to God

How many real friends do we have? Do we know? “Here is a simple litmus test of whether or not you have any friends. Think of the most difficult struggle you are going through at this time… it could be something physical, spiritual, or psychological… The question… is: Whom have you told? Have you shared this with anyone? Friends share their struggles and receive support”
Publish date: 2019 - 5 - 19


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Why does Jesus call the love commandment new?

Divine love does not come naturally to us, it needs practice
Publish date: 2019 - 5 - 19


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“My sheep hear my voice. I know them, and they follow me” (John 10:27)

It is in our interior silence that we can perceive Jesus’ gaze and hear his call
Publish date: 2019 - 5 - 12


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Want to Help People You Love to Grow? Here Are 4 Ways

All of us have people in our lives that we want to change, right? Parents, you pray for your children that they grow and improve their behaviour.
Publish date: 2019 - 5 - 12


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3rd Sunday of Easter : Sacrificial Love

A friend once was talking to me and started crying because he admitted that he didn’t love his parents enough. They had written him a letter expressing how much they loved him and about the good they saw in him. He said they always loved him even though he treated them so badly.
Publish date: 2019 - 5 - 5


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A Vision of Hope, Courage, and Trust

Jesus does not want us to merely exist or survive but desires us to thrive in God’s unconditional love
Publish date: 2019 - 5 - 5


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Dealing with shame

Fr. Mike Schmitz tells a story he heard about a village in Africa. In the midst of war, enemies of the village would capture women of all ages, then sexually assault and rape them, and then send them back to the village shamed. Imagine how these women felt.
Publish date: 2019 - 4 - 28


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Signs, Wonders, and Visions

The best three words that sum up this Sunday’s readings.
Publish date: 2019 - 4 - 28


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A Joy No One Can Steal

Happy Easter, brothers and sisters! And a special welcome to all of our guests!
Publish date: 2019 - 4 - 21


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Have we “resurrected” too?

Many years ago, I was puzzled by the mystery of the Incarnation, not of its credibility, but the manner in which Jesus became man. It was later I learned that God chooses to come to us in silence, humility and hardships. But then, a bigger puzzle follows – the mystery of the Resurrection. If salvation […]
Publish date: 2019 - 4 - 21


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Jesus gave everything

In the 9/11 attacks at the World Trade Centre, Robert Small worked on the 72nd floor of the South Tower. He was tasked with helping people walk down the extremely long staircases after the planes had hit.
Publish date: 2019 - 4 - 14


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“Blessed is the king who comes in the name of the Lord!” (Luke 19:38)

Jesus went up to Jerusalem voluntarily, knowing well that He would die a violent death there
Publish date: 2019 - 4 - 14


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Judging is Wrong, Sometimes it’s Right

Two stories: First, aboard the papal plane in 2013, Pope Francis said, in reference to the gay lobby in the Vatican, “You must distinguish between the fact of a person being gay and the fact of someone forming a lobby, because not all lobbies are good. This one is not good. If someone is gay and is searching for the Lord and has good will, then who am I to judge him?”
Publish date: 2019 - 4 - 7


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Conversion of the Heart

Our sins cannot be blotted out by the letter of the law but only by God’s mercy; true conversion of the heart is rooted in faith.
Publish date: 2019 - 4 - 7


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The Greatest Story Ever Told

What is the greatest story ever told? Nothing can compare to the love story of this Sunday’s reading – the Tale of the Prodigal son.
Publish date: 2019 - 3 - 31


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Repent or Perish

Repent or perish (Lk 13:5). Jesus meant every word he said.
Publish date: 2019 - 3 - 24


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“The appearance of his face changed, and his clothes became dazzling white” (Luke 9:28)

Pope Francis encouraged us to climb up with Jesus on the mountain, to be more attentive to the voice of God and to allow oneself to be enveloped and transformed by the Spirit.
Publish date: 2019 - 3 - 17


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Our own forty days in the desert

If the genealogy of Jesus in Luke’s Gospel, which begins from His human origin “He was the son, as was thought of Joseph . . .” (Lk 3:23), is meant to underscore His human background; the temptations in today’s Gospel reading further prove the reality of His human nature – “He had to become like […]
Publish date: 2019 - 3 - 10


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Mary’s Way of the Cross

Publish date: 2019 - 3 - 7