Day: March 29, 2018

A PILGRIM’S NOTES – The Lord’s Cross and our cross

Fausto Gomez OP “Anyone who has a true devotion to the Passion of the Lord must contemplate Jesus on the cross, with the eyes of his heart, that Jesus’ flesh is his own” (St Leo the Great). Near the celebration…

BITE-SIZE PHILOSOPHY (057) – How can one be sure?

Rev José Mario O Mandía We have seen that truth is based on what exists, on what is real. When we are confronted with reality, because of our freedom, we can respond to it [that reality] in at least three…

WHAT SUFFERING MEANS FOR A CHRISTIAN – Participants in the Redemption of Christ

Miguel Augusto (*) The most difficult question of a believer, to bear and to understand, is the cause of human suffering, which in certain cases, is taken and lived to the extreme and, in others, taken as unjust or incomprehensible….

APOLOGIA (15) – Can we talk of a living God?

Anastasios Objection 1: It seems that we cannot say that God is living, because things that are alive move, transform and die but He is not like that. Objection 2: We talk of living things when they were properly brought…

THE UN AND A PARABLE

Marco Tosatti On January 2017, Donald Trump was not yet President of the United States. And at the United Nations, the US, and of course the European Union, had carried out a heavy lobbying action to ensure that the international…

UNIVERSITY OF ST JOSEPH – Ilha Verde Campus holds Naming Rights Ceremony

On 19th March 2018, a Naming Rights Ceremony was held at the Saint Joseph Ilha Verde Campus at 10:30 am.  The ceremony began with an opening speech by the Bishop of Macau and Chancellor of USJ, His Excellency Bishop Stephen…

GREAT FIGURES OF THE MISSIONARY WORK – The masons of Prester John

Joaquim Magalhães de castro I learned about Ethiopia and its historical relationship with Portugal – the first European interlocutor of the mythical Christian kingdom – thanks to a little book by Elaine Sanceau that I discovered in a bookstore, a…

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH DON NICOLA BUX – Renewal will come from the heart

Aurelio Porfiri There are many liturgists who have lost the sense of the sacred and the sense of the dignity of the liturgy. This is why we are living the present liturgical crisis. One of those who has resisted the…

MARIAN APPARITIONS (59) – Marseilles, France

Late one afternoon during the thirteenth century, a solitary French fisherman was fishing off the harbor of Marseille. A terrific storm burst upon him and his boat tossed around and was filled with water. His rudder was lost; his mast…

NEWS BRIEFS

Tej Francis BEIJING, CHINA With lifelong rule by Xi Jinping, how will Christians fare in China? (CNA/EWTN News) This month’s meeting of China’s National People’s Congress, convened March 5, has confirmed a constitutional change eliminating term limits and allowing President…