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SOCCER AS A METAPHOR OF FAITH

admin / January 15, 2021

Aurelio Porfiri Giuseppe Meazza was born in Milan on August 23, 1910.  He was considered by some to be the greatest Italian soccer player of all time. Inter Milan’s player and best scorer of all time with this team, he became  the world champion twice with the Italian national team, in 1934 and 1938. He died in 1979 and the…

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A READER WRITES – First of January is a “3-in-1”

admin / January 15, 2021

Ross Belle Santos-Balatbat The FIRST DAY of January was a “3-in-1” – we celebrated three events in one day.  As the whole world welcomed the 1st of January as the year’s opening date, the Catholic Church also celebrated the 54th World Day of Prayer for Peace and the Solemnity of Motherhood of Mary, a Holy Day of Obligation. This latter…

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Good news from home?

admin / January 15, 2021

Carlos M. Frota Unity! Unity! Disunion is a scandal !  It’s a sin! I heard the appeal from within, inscribed in my personal history as a Christian and as a Catholic. And my thoughts lead me towards old times during my adolescence, when I first became aware of the contingencies of history that provoked irreparable (so far!) wounds of misunderstanding…

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FROM NAZARETH TO TRSAT TO LORETO – “Here, I conceived the Creator of all things”

admin / January 8, 2021

Miguel Augusto On the morning of May 10, 1291, during a time of great Islamic expansion and before the arrival of the Muslims in Nazareth, the Holy Family House inexplicably disappeared. And, just as inexplicably, it appeared on the hill in the village of Tersatto (Trsat, Rijeka, Croatia); the people were astonished to discover a little building where none had…

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