Largely, the Associated Press has been very aggressive against the Catholic Church but a giant of this size has room for many exceptions, as this interview with Pope Francis showed. The conversation with the journalists ventured across many important topics.
We might think that Jesus’ words are thoroughly unreasonable. But after looking at the history of the Church, and even human history in general, pope Benedict was convinced that the Sermon on the Mount “is the real high road of life; it is only on the way of love, whose paths are described in the Sermon on the Mount, that the richness of life and the greatness of man’s calling are opened up.”
The first commandment requires us to adore God alone. Thus, the Lord Jesus reminded the devil, “You shall worship the Lord your God and him only shall you serve” (Matthew 4:10). But there are times when we break the first commandment. When we fail to safeguard three virtues…
The saints are essential to our progress in becoming good Christians because they teach by example and intercession. Every Catholic needs to inculcate the habit of a personal friendship with the saints in heaven.
Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, On Sunday 24th July this year we celebrate the second World Day For Grandparents and the Elderly. This is a day which has become one of the Church’s pastoral commitments and which is set…
It has been 15 years since the CFC Macau Choir started singing for the first English Mass on February 4, 2007, at 6 PM, celebrated at Se Cathedral of Macau by Rev Fr Dennis Rochford from Australia with the support and encouragement of the Dean of the Cathedral and the Parish Priest Rev Fr João Lau.
Parishes of Macau arranged a second collection during the Sunday Mass on 16 January 2022. The donation was transferred to Caritas Macau to support Afghan refugees and children at the brink of humanitarian disaster. A total of MOP 400,000 was raised.
The 20-year-old Francis found peace in the radical and liberating love of God: “‘loving him without asking anything in return and trusting in divine love; no longer asking what will God do with me: I simply love him, independently of all that he gives me or does not give me. Thus, I find peace’ and the question of predestination – which was being discussed at that time – was resolved, because he no longer sought what he might receive from God; he simply loved God and abandoned himself to his goodness. And this was to be the secret of his life which would shine out in his main work: the The Treatise on the Love of God.”
The two campuses of the Escola de Santa Madalena held the Christmas Prayer and Celebration on 22nd December for the school year 2021-2022. The celebration included prayers and presentations about the birth of Jesus.
Special collection for the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan.