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MOST HOLY TRINITY

June 13, 2014

God loved the world so much! Ex 34:4b-6.8-9; 2 Cor 13:11-13; Jn 3:16-18 We could say that Holy Trinity Sunday marks the end of the most important celebrations of the liturgical year. Advent and Christmas bring along the first Easter: the Birth of Jesus.

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The Holy Spirit Comes (I) – YOU WILL GET BURNED

June 6, 2014

Rev José Mario O Mandía Yes, that’s right. Did not Jesus say, “I came to cast fire upon the earth; and would that it were already kindled?” (Luke 12:49)  The Holy Spirit is fire. We often have a poetic idea of this Divine Fire. But we forget an important characteristic of fire – it burns, it hurts. “Come, Holy Spirit!”…

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SPECIAL OLYMPICS GOLF MASTERS

May 30, 2014

Strengthening ties through sports PEDRO DANIEL OLIVEIRA pedrodanielhk@hotmail.com The 3rd Special Olympics Golf Masters, which started last Monday with a dinner gathering and hit the greens on Wednesday, is going to finish today at the Caesar’s Golf Macau.

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A MAN NAMED JESUS

May 23, 2014

He really dwelt among us MANUEL DOS SANTOS He was born at Bethlehem of a Virgin, around two thousand years ago. In spite of many people trying to deny Him, history testifies to His existence, tradition refers to Him, and the sacred books of the three biggest religions in the World mention Him.

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Sunday Reflection – 6th Sunday of Easter

May 23, 2014

From the law to the Spirit of love Acts 8:5-8,14-17; 1Pt 3:15-18; Jn 14,15-21 In today’s gospel Jesus presents the right perspective to look at acts of faith. The obligation to fulfill the commandments as such has no meaning unless it is understood in the context of a personal relationship with Jesus: “If you love me, you will fulfill the…

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“China – Media Communication and Church Archives: two forms of evangelization. Progress, problems, concerns”  (II)

May 23, 2014

Patriotic Association of Chinese Catholics: the big problem José Miguel Encarnação The uneasy relationship between the Vatican and the People’s Republic of China stems from a series of events which have occurred since 1958 – the year in which the first two episcopal ordinations without a papal mandate took place – under the aegis of two new state agencies: the…

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ART WORKSHOP IN S. JOSE DULAG, TACLOBAN, LEYTE, PHILIPPINES

May 16, 2014

Hands that bring healing Joaquim Franco In our second issue, we featured a project that helped rebuild schoolhouses in storm-ravaged Leyte, Philippines. That article inspired this one, where the author, a visual artista from Macau, talks about how he helped children recover from the trauma of the typhoon — through art. 

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SET YOURSELF FREE

May 16, 2014

Why forgiving is the right thing to do  CHARLES J. CHAPUT, O.F.M. CAP. Originally entitled “ Three Simple Questions on the Threshold of Lent,” this piece was written for the start of Lent. It still provides timely advice. Here are some excerpts.