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“We are part of the Christmas story”

admin / January 1, 2016

Filipino Christmas Party Leonila Lacuin To extend gratitude and show appreciation for all Filipino Migrants who continuously show devotions and undying faith, bringing the churches here in Macau to life, the Catholic Pastoral Center paid tribute by throwing a big and memorable event for Filipinos called “Magkasama tayo sa kwento ng Pasko.”

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Long list of chores

admin / January 1, 2016

A LOOK BACK AT 2015 Pedro Daniel Oliveira  The explanations given by Macau top officials on the tragic death of the Customs Chief Lai Man Wa, the arrest of Mr Alan Ho, the gaming revenues slump and the five policy secretaries’ performances are the highlights of the year 2015 for Macau Daily Times Director and Editor-in-Chief Paulo Coutinho.

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More for people, less for establishment

admin / January 1, 2016

2016 EXPECTATIONS FOR MACAU Pedro Daniel Oliveira Father Manuel Machado, Chancellor of the Diocese of Macau, said that much can be done in 2016, but when he read the Pope’s message for the World Day of Peace, to be held on the 1st of January, he became convinced people need to overcome indifference to favor the social peace.

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Imagined

admin / January 1, 2016

Hymns of desolation Aurelio Porfiri While I am writing these lines, Christmas is exploding in streets and shops. I am using “explode” in a positive sense of course, but I am sure many people now associate this word with dark scenarios, especially in Europe and in the USA.

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Peacemaking

admin / January 1, 2016

A Pilgrim’s Notes Fausto Gomez, OP “All things desire peace,” St Augustine says. We all long for peace, but we look at our world and see wars, violence, injustice, oppression, and a wounded creation. Still, as St Thomas Aquinas asserts, we desire to obtain what we desire. The attainment of peace requires our contribution toward a less divisive and more…

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Living In His Presence Always

admin / January 1, 2016

Rev José Mario O Mandía In 1995, Laura Hammond wrote a little story about her grandparents. “My grandparents were married for over half a century, and played their own special game from the time they had met each other. The goal of their game was to write the word ‘SHMILY’ in a surprise place for the other to find. They…

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