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God the Judge … to Save

admin / November 21, 2020

22 November 2020 – 34th Sunday in O.T. – Christ the King – Year AMatthew 25:31-46 Fernando Armellini SCJClaretian Publications, Macau The gospel passage, today, is a judgment scene, a literary genre used both in the Bible (cf. Dan 7) and in the rabbinic literature. The aim of this literary genre is not to inform about what will happen at…

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Cecilia sang to the Lord

admin / November 21, 2020

Aurelio Porfiri When we think of the time we are living in, we need to think of how many classes of people are affected by the present pandemic. Of course, as you can imagine artists and musicians are one of the most affected. We cannot hold concerts, organize events, gather for choirs or any kind of music groups. It is…

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A different kind of Christmas

admin / November 21, 2020

Aurelio Porfiri In these days of mid-November, all the newspapers here in Italy talk basically about one topic: coronavirus. Now, there are many things that are connected with this pandemic, and one wonders how Christmas 2020 will be. Yes, because Christmas is a time when families gather together and build relationships and reinforce their bonds. You might also say that…

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Let us talk about death

admin / November 21, 2020

Fausto Gomez OP The terrible Covid-19 pandemic has caused and continues causing thousands upon thousands of deaths throughout the world. The deadly novel coronavirus is making us all vividly aware of the fragility of our life, and of the poignant reality of death. And just in case we forget, journalists and columnists remind us of the classical Latin phrases memento…

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Mother’s Meal in November

admin / November 21, 2020

More than a hundred people came to the distribution of free meals at Fatima Parish on Saturday, 14 November. The event was the third project of Mother’s Meal and organized to commemorate the World Day of the Poor which was observed the next day, Sunday. Photo by Ivan Leong.