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Sunday Reflection – Sunday August 17, 2014 — 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time

admin / August 15, 2014

Let’s make a round table for the world Is 56:1,6-7; Rom 11:13-15,29-32; Mt 15:21-28 Fr Fernando Torres, CFM CLARETIAN PUBLICATIONS Those of us who have come to Macao usually encounter all sorts of difficulties, adjusting to a different language, different customs and norms, and a different culture. Communication becomes very difficult. It could happen that those who are in the…

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RAMON MANALO, DELEGATE SUPERIOR IN MACAU OF THE SOCIETY OF SAINT PAUL

admin / August 8, 2014

 «Religious opening will take time»  PEDRO DANIEL OLIVEIRA pedrodanielhk@hotmail.com The Pauline congregation, which is about to celebrate one hundred years of existence, has not given up the dream of evangelizing in Mainland China. The “religious opening will take time,” said Ramon Manalo to O CLARIM, who adds that their presence in Macau is an “active waiting.” The delegate superior of…

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EXAMINING THE CREDENTIALS

admin / August 8, 2014

Is Jesus Christ credible? JMOM Two weeks back, we spoke about the three ways by which we acquire knowledge – the senses, the intellect (by reasoning), and through a witness (trust or faith). Religious faith is knowledge we acquire through a witness, and that witness is Jesus Christ.

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INVESTIGATING THE SOURCES

admin / August 1, 2014

Was (the Gospel according to) Matthew written by Matthew?  JMOM Last week we spoke about the three basic ways by which we acquire knowledge – the way of the senses, the way of reason, the way of faith. The second way (reason) needs the first (the senses). The third (faith), in turn, requires the use of both the senses (hearing,…

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BEYOND FEELING

admin / July 25, 2014

How do you know? JMOM There are three possible ways by which we can get to know something. The first way can be shown by asking a series of questions like: “Is it daytime, or is it nighttime?” “Is it cold or is it hot?” “Is there someone with you or are you alone?” We can quickly answer these questions.…

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