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A READER WRITES – First of January is a “3-in-1”

admin / January 15, 2021

Ross Belle Santos-Balatbat The FIRST DAY of January was a “3-in-1” – we celebrated three events in one day.  As the whole world welcomed the 1st of January as the year’s opening date, the Catholic Church also celebrated the 54th World Day of Prayer for Peace and the Solemnity of Motherhood of Mary, a Holy Day of Obligation. This latter…

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Good news from home?

admin / January 15, 2021

Carlos M. Frota Unity! Unity! Disunion is a scandal !  It’s a sin! I heard the appeal from within, inscribed in my personal history as a Christian and as a Catholic. And my thoughts lead me towards old times during my adolescence, when I first became aware of the contingencies of history that provoked irreparable (so far!) wounds of misunderstanding…

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FROM NAZARETH TO TRSAT TO LORETO – “Here, I conceived the Creator of all things”

admin / January 8, 2021

Miguel Augusto On the morning of May 10, 1291, during a time of great Islamic expansion and before the arrival of the Muslims in Nazareth, the Holy Family House inexplicably disappeared. And, just as inexplicably, it appeared on the hill in the village of Tersatto (Trsat, Rijeka, Croatia); the people were astonished to discover a little building where none had…

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THE OPENED DOORS OF HEAVEN

admin / January 8, 2021

Fr Jijo Kandamkulathy CMFClaretian Publications 10 January 2021 – Baptism of the Lord – Year BMark 1:7-11 In those days, in the shallows of Jordan, John the Baptist was baptizing, a mark for people to turn away from their sins.  Jesus walked into Jordan like everyone else, and John gently dipped him into the waters. As he emerges out of…

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