Week of Prayer for Christian Unity The traditional period for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity is 18-25 January. For this year of 2016 the theme is “Called to proclaim the mighty acts of the Lord” (cf. 1Peter 2:9). The Catholic Church and the other Churches and Ecclesial Communities will come together for a common prayer service on January…
Signs and Wonders Sr Sam What are we looking for? For signs….? And why do we look for signs?
Perfect God, Perfect Man Dr Michael Chan, DMD Who is Jesus Christ? How is he like? We can find the answers from the Old and New Testament. “Jesus” is Hebrew for “God saves.” His disciples call Him “Christ” because in ancient Israeli times the title was used for kings, prophets, and priests who had received anointing with oil.
Refugees from Iraq Muath Freij (The Jordan Times) – Dawood Dawood had not been able to celebrate Christmas properly in his hometown of Mosul since 2003 because of the instability in Iraq.
One step forward (UCAN) – The Vatican has approved a locally elected bishop in southwestern China, sources told ucanews.com.
Great Figures of the Missionary Work Joaquim Magalhães de Castro I must admit: my first trip out of the Xinjiang province into the immense China itself, in that already remote year of 1991, was not pleasant.
US Senate Kristi Burton Brown (Live Action News) – The U.S. Senate has succeeded in voting to defund Planned Parenthood of taxpayers’ hard-earned dollars, by a vote of 52 to 47.
Continuing challenge for the Church Aurelio Porfiri On Sunday December 27, many families were gathered in Saint Peter to assist at the Mass for the liturgical fest of the Holy Family. The environment of these meetings and celebrations in recent weeks have become more and more filled with anxiety because of the fear of terrorist attacks.
A Pilgrim’s Notes Fausto Gomez, OP On a Friday afternoon Linus tells his friend Charlie Brown of the Peanuts Family: “Have a happy week-end.” The round-headed boy, the kind master of Snoopy answers him: “Thank you.” And in a pensive mood asks Linus, the kid with the security blanket: “Incidentally, what is happiness?” In the Jubilee Year of Mercy, some…
To all members of the Cabido, Diocesan Priests, Religious Men and Women, and Lay People, I send the blessing, grace and peace of Christ the high priest!