Focus

  • Our gaze upon this city

    Jun 05, 2014

    Jesus, it seems, had mixed feelings towards the world. He loved the world, laid down his life for it, and challenged us to love the world, even as he criticized it harshly and stated clearly that it was opposed to him.

  • Catholic Church celebrates its’ birthday on Pentecost Sunday

    Jun 05, 2014

    The Catholic Church celebrates its birthday on Pentecost Sunday

  • Pentecost marks ‘life-changing power of God’s presence’

    Jun 05, 2014

    The church’s celebration of Pentecost highlights the “life-changing power of God’s presence” believers receive through the Holy Spirit, said Washington Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl.

  • Fr Peter Bretaudeau returns to France

    May 29, 2014

    Fr Peter Bretaudeau, MEP who served for 57 yearts in Malaysia has decided to go back to France to continue his missionary life among the French people.

  • Vatican concerned over increasing Asian priests in West

    May 29, 2014

    A Vatican official has expressed concern over the increasing number of priests from Asian and African dioceses working in Western dioceses, while their own native dioceses were still short of priests.

  • Augustin Bea: Scholar, teacher, cardinal

    May 29, 2014

    Augustin Bea was one of the most impressive and influential Jesuits that the Society has produced in the 200-year history of the order since its restoration by Pope Pius VII in 1814.

  • Dag Hammarskjold on sexuality and desire

    May 29, 2014

    The lusts of the flesh reveal the loneliness of the soul.

  • Food for Thought

    May 23, 2014

    An often-heard question in the church asks what Catholics want from their parishes. Naturally, people are not carbon copies of each other in all their wants and needs.

  • Believing is belonging: The parish

    May 23, 2014

    When people think of church they usually mean a parish and not the diocese or the universal church. It is in parishes where Christianity is lived on a daily basis or, as some pastors like to say, “where the rubber meets the road”.

  • Parishes: Places to be known by name

    May 23, 2014

    My wife and I participate in the same parish community today that we joined 41 years ago.