Learning the importance of struggle and suffering is something that is largely missing in this modern culture of easy living. When we look back to Christ, we find that only by living his sacrifice can we arrive at “Jerusalem.”
God’s transformative love: From nothingness to holiness
We are chosen not for our worthiness, fallen creatures that we are. But because we are that blank slate, upon which the divine hand may write and impress on us his divinity in the form of his ineffable love.
True Vocation is Grounded Firmly in God
On the 59th World Day of Prayer for Vocations, three jubilarians – Bishop Emeritus Jose Lai, Fr Joao Lau and Fr Fausto Gomez – share the course of their own vocation to the priesthood and advise young people as to how they must prepare to answer the call and train oneself to faithfully follow the voice of God.
Catholic Diocese of Macau to fete vocational jubilarians
The Catholic Church worldwide will celebrate next Sunday as the World Day of Prayer for Vocations. In Macau, the annual celebration will be commemorated with a solemn Mass at Saint Lazarus’ Church and with a tribute to a dozen jubilarian priests and nuns.
In the footsteps of the great Shepherd: The secret happiness of parenting
Good Shepherd Sunday reminds us that we, as Catholics, must strive to take on the mantle of our Shepherd, Jesus Christ, in every aspect of our lives and relationships and reflect the nurturing love of God.
Five sisters become nuns in two years
Five sisters, out of six, from the same family joined the same contemplative order in Spain in only two years. Surprisingly the Spanish nuns had not talked to each other about their vocations before entering the Iesu Communio community.