Marco Carvalho The Kent Wong Gallery, located on the Ilha Verde campus of the University of Saint Joseph, will host, until May 26, the exhibition Sea of Plastic: A Recycled Art Exhibition. Inaugurated on May 8 and organized by USJ’s…
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Ethnic Violence in India’s Manipur Rooted in Religious Pretext
In the wake of the recent religious turmoil in the guise of ethnic violence in Manipur, the United Christian Forum has called for justice and respect for all communities. A prayer campaign will also be launched for God’s guidance and intervention to establish peace in the state.
BITE-SIZE THEOLOGY (223): Is prayer for everyone?
Not just Catholics, but men of every religion have the innate predisposition to the recognition and awareness of a God and the inspired desire to have a relationship of prayer with Him.
University of Saint Joseph to Co-Organize, Showcase Environmental Research at Macau Green Week 2023
The Institute of Science and Environment of the University of Saint Joseph (USJ) will take on the role of co-organizer of the annual Macau Green Week for the first time ever. The educational institution was invited by the local authorities to take over the coordination of the Green Week Carnival, an initiative that will take place on March 18 and 19, outside the Taipa Houses-Museum.
LENT: PENANCE, MERCY AND RECONCILIATION (# 2)
In this article, we will learn the importance of penance, repentance, and the practice of the three traditional Lenten penances: prayer, fasting, and almsgiving. Almsgiving is closely connected with forgiveness, and both the corporal and spiritual works of mercy are important. We must approach the Sacrament of Reconciliation, or confession, and to make firm resolutions to carry out the three penances during Lent. Let us also take up the Lenten devotion of The Way of the Cross and pray along with the community. Lent is a pilgrimage to Easter and a time for conversion and penance.
USJ partners with global initiative to tackle world hunger using AI and multidisciplinary expertise
“To fight against hunger and food insecurity with the help of Artificial Intelligence”. This is the aim of a new academic consortium created through the initiative of the University of São Paulo, Brazil’s largest public university. The University of Saint Joseph has joined the project and it will foster the development of a new digital radio with a very particular mission: fight against global hunger.
Extra space for a pastoral approach to culture
The facilities of the Macau Catholic Culture Association are currently undergoing a major expansion to accommodate an increasing number of cultural events. The ongoing development will rehabilitate and expand the premises’ existing capacities, by adding an extra floor. From May onwards, the second floor of the Association’s headquarters will be used as extended exhibition space, O Clarim was told.
Interview with Associated Press: Pope Francis speaks on Ukraine, homosexuality and more
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.
Empty handed in front of God to be ready to receive His goodness
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.”
BITE-SIZE THEOLOGY (204): What does the first commandment require of us?
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…