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Sunday Gospel Toon – June 28th 2015

admin / June 26, 2015

Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Gospel MK 5:21-43 When Jesus had crossed again in the boat to the other side, a large crowd gathered around him, and he stayed close to the sea. One of the synagogue officials, named Jairus, came forward. Seeing him he fell at his feet and pleaded earnestly with him, saying, “My daughter is at the point…

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Some proven tips for father-son communication

admin / June 26, 2015

Parenting Tips 1. Chat regularly about anything and everything. Talk about things you know are on his mind, specific things that have happened to him in the day. ( “How” and “Why” questions work best.) But also make a point of broadening his interests, and general knowledge. Use your chats to pass on charitable ways of looking at people, concern…

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Praying 24/7

admin / June 26, 2015

A day in the life of a member of Opus Dei (1) Rev José Mario O Mandía The 26th of June this year marks 40 years since the passing away of Saint Josemaría Escrivá de Balaguer, founder of Opus Dei. When he died, 60,000 people, the majority of them married, had followed the path that he had preached. It consisted…

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“Death Is Swallowed Up in Victory” (1 Cor 15:54)

admin / June 26, 2015

June 28, 2015 – Thirteenth Sunday of ordinary time Wisdom 1:13-15; 2:23-24; 2 Corinthians 8:7-9,13-15; Mark 5:21-24,33-43 Edmond Lo Fountain of Love and Life People my age usually would have encountered death in some way, shape, or form; if not directly and personally perhaps indirectly through other people, especially through those from the older generation. Time flies. 

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“Fear Is Useless: What Is Needed Is Trust”

admin / June 26, 2015

June 28, 2015 – Thirteenth Sunday of ordinary time Wisdom 1:13-15; 2:23-24; 2 Corinthians 8:7-9,13-15; Mark 5:21-24,33-43 Gerry Pierce, CSSR Claretian Publications The words of Jesus in today’s Gospel, “fear is useless: what is needed is trust” catch one’s attention because of the ring of truth that is in the saying. The saying is more striking because it is mounted like…

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Letter To Father Alessandro Valignano

admin / June 26, 2015

Epistolarium (6) Aurelio Porfiri Dear Father, We are both Italian and we both had the occasion to spend some time of our life in Macau. Of course your achievements are much bigger than mine, you were one of the greatest missionaries in Asia. So for me it would be pointless trying to only list the many things you have done…

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The Church And The Elderly: Introducing Ascending Life

admin / June 26, 2015

Fausto Gomez, OP Our world is aging. From an aging society, we are going towards an aged one. This is certainly true today in the so called developed world, and it will be true tomorrow in the developing world. Unfortunately, in some parts of the world the elderly, the senior citizens are not treated justly or respected, and often perhaps…

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