Focus

  • What Catholics should know about divorce: does it define you?

    May 16, 2018

    Fr Sean Salai, SJ recently had the opportunity to interview Lisa Duffy, a Catholic lay writer and speaker with 24 years of personal and professional experience in healing from divorce. Born and raised in Southern California, Ms Duffy suffered through the pain of an unwanted divorce in the early 1990s. She brings a divorce support programme, Journey of Hope, to parishes in the United States and Canada and appears frequently on Catholic radio and television shows. Her newest book is Mending the Heart: A Catholic Annulment Companion.

  • “The truth will set you free” (Jn 8:32) Fake news and journalism for peace

    May 04, 2018

    Message of His Holiness Pope Francis for World Communications Day

  • Conscience and its formation

    Apr 28, 2018

    “The natural law is nothing other than the light of understanding placed in us by God; through it we know what we must do and what we must avoid. God has given this light or law at the creation.” (St Thomas Aquinas) — Catechism of the Catholic Church 1955.

  • Pope Francis carries on Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy of Christian nonviolence

    Apr 13, 2018

    Both men experienced injustice, but neither responded with violence nor remained silent. They showed great faith in God and the strength of love as an effective force for social transformation.

  • Fifty years ago, we lost a great and genuine Christian prophet

    Apr 13, 2018

    Fifty years ago on April 4, 1968, the Rev Martin Luther King Jr. was killed in Memphis, Tennessee.

  • The Joy of Truth: Rediscovering Jesus in Today’s World

    Apr 12, 2018

    Pope Francis, since his election, has introduced the theme of ‘joy’ in three of his writings, The Joy of the Gospel (Evangelii Gaudium), The Joy of Lo

  • Food for Thought

    Apr 06, 2018

    To prepare for Divine Mercy Sunday, Catholics can pray a novena beginning on Good Friday, nine days before the feast of mercy.

  • St John Paul II’s devotion to divine mercy

    Apr 06, 2018

    There are many notable things about the life and papacy of St John Paul II, but the most notable is his devotion to the divine mercy.

  • St Faustina Kowalska and divine mercy

    Apr 06, 2018

    Considered a mystic, St Faustina Kowalska spread the message of divine mercy in her personal journal called “Divine Mercy in My Soul.”

  • The meaning of Holy Week

    Mar 28, 2018

    Holy Week is most definitely a very sacred time of the year, for it is now that we will commemorate and remember the last week of Jesus’ life on this earth.