Blessed Virgin Mary
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INFOGRAPHIC Mary in the Bible

admin / December 29, 2014

Mary is truly the Mother of God because she is the Mother of Jesus (John 2:1, John 19:25). The One who was conceived by the power of the Holy Spirit and became truly her Son is actually the eternal Son of God the Father. He is God himself. (Compendium of the Catechism of the Catholic Church, 95)

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Holy Father to receive Italian Large Family Association

admin / December 29, 2014

An initiative of a couple with 10 children (Rome Reports) – The Italian couple Giuseppe and Raffaella Butturini have organized a gathering with the Holy Father where Pope Francis will receive members of the Italian Large Family Association for their 10th anniversary. It is estimated that 7,000 people will attend the unique event. The couple had asked the Pope to…

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Placing God’s will at the centre of our family lives
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Sunday Reflection — Dec 28, 2014 (Holy Family)

admin / December 27, 2014

Placing God’s will at the centre of our family lives First Reading: Genesis 15:1-6;21:1-3 Second Reading: Hebrew 11:8,11-12,17-19 Gospel: Luke 2:22-40 Paul Yeung It is hard to comprehend that Jesus spent 30 years (out of 33 years of human life) to be with His family before he began His public ministry. It speaks volumes about the importance of Family in…

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Holy Family
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Sunday Reflection — Dec 28, 2014 (Holy Family)

admin / December 27, 2014

Our daily bread Sir 3:2-6,12-14 Col 3:12-21 Lk 2:22-40 Fr Fernando Torres, CMF Claretian Publications Reading history books, we might get the idea that everything revolves around great events. But real history is built day by day. The life of a family cannot revolve just around celebrations. It is built in doing house chores. It is built out of respect,…

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Mary represents joyous expectation

admin / December 21, 2014

December 21, 2014 – 4th Sunday of Advent Fr. Fernando Torres, CMF CLARETIAN PUBLICATIONS The birth of a new child in a family is always a difficult time, but also full of joy and hope. The life being born is fragile and weak. Parents have to give the new baby a lot of attention and care. The baby then becomes…

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A cake story

admin / December 21, 2014

Teresa Lo chifan103@gmail.com Jesus Christ did not have a birthday cake when he was born. But love could be sent to someone in need via cakes. It was that thought which touched my heart while eating at a canteen I had decided to celebrate Advent in a new way. Waiting has never been easy. Ask any student in Advent what…

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