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WHEN WE CARE TO SEEK HIS PRESENCE – Miracles still occur today

– Angela Chong When asked about the possibility of miracles today, I usually affirm my belief without doubt. In fact, I can claim to have experienced God’s providence more than once, which I presume to be miracles in my life….

BITE-SIZE THEOLOGY (23) – Are the Bible and Sacred Tradition sufficient to know about our faith?

– Rev José Mario O Mandía We have identified two sources of knowledge about  God and the world – Sacred Scripture and Sacred Tradition. These two sources, as we have seen, flow from one Apostolic Tradition. Furthermore, we have seen…

MOUNTAIN SYMBOLISM IN THE BIBLE – 17TH March 2019, 2ND Sunday Of Lent

Gn 15:5-12, 17-18; Phil 3:17-4:1; Lk 9:28-36 – Edmond Lo Born a resident of Tsuen Wan, Hong Kong, I grew up admiring the Tai Mo Shan, which held our small rural town in its broad embrace like a giant. What…

LENT – FROM ASH WEDNESDAY TO HOLY THURSDAY – A way of prayer, penance and charity

– Miguel Augusto On Ash Wednesday last February 27, during the celebration of the Mass that marks the beginning of this liturgical period, the faithful received the imposition of the ashes. The meaning of this gesture is to remind us…

IN RESPONSE TO A READER – Questions about Lent

– Don Enrico Finotti The time of Lent is a penitential time and the Church, in her liturgy, expresses this character through eloquent and ancient signs, which immediately recall to the Christian people the mystery of this liturgical time: 1….

EXAMPLES FOR THE CHURCH AND WORLD – Female followers inspired generations

– Miguel Augusto (*) International Women’s Day was celebrated on 8 March. We joined in that homage last Friday and today we briefly exalt the indispensable mission of women in society, especially in the Church, in the light of holy…

OLD REMEDIES FOR NEW PROBLEMS – The (Christian) Identity of Nations

– Carlos M Frota Europeans are living in troubled times, as we all know. Countries are feeling unsafe, old political elites are perplexed, social movements are  pushing for new forms of participation  in the  political arena, and young ideologues are…

CATHOLIC SCHOOLS AT THE SERVICE OF SOCIETY (4) – Parents’ role in Catholic Schools

Kevin and Bridget Murphy pray with their nine children (from the Catholic Messenger, Davenport, Iowa) – Fr Leonard E Dollentas An eleven-year-old boy was failing in math. His parents tried the best tutors in town to teach him but to…

CHURCH FATHERS (47) – Saint Isidore Of Pelusium

– Anastasios This saint is not well known as other Church Fathers, so it will be good to say a few things about his life. He was born in Alexandria around 370. He gave away everything he had to the…

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH EUGENIO CAPOZZI – A new gnosis: the ‘politically correct’

– Aurelio Porfiri There is a book by a well known Italian scholar, Eugenio Capozzi, called Politicamente corretto. Storia di un’ideologia (Politically correct. History of an ideology, Marsilio 2018) that is really worth reading – a book that takes us…