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  • Being outside to find what is truly inside

    Apr 29, 2022

    When public Masses resume, some may not return. The number of Catholics away from church has been growing. Has the pandemic accelerated that number? From a personal experience though, sometimes being outside allows us to see what is truly inside.

  • Practical versus Theoretical ~ Part 2 ~

    Apr 29, 2022

    As a child progresses through the Psychosocial stages of Autonomy versus Shame and Doubt, a delicate balance of encouragement and support accompanied with guidance and protection, are necessary.

  • The Post Pandemic Man

    Apr 29, 2022

    The Catholic Men’s Group of the Malacca Johore Diocesan Commission for Family, Laity and Life, organised a webinar entitled ‘The Post Pandemic Man’. The presenter, Deacon Prof Dr Sherman Kuek, shares a summary of his talk presented on April 24, 2022.

  • Fear of missing out

    Apr 29, 2022

    It’s hard for a child to have to go to bed in the middle of an evening when the rest of the family is still celebrating. Nobody wants to go to bed while everyone else is still up. No one wants to miss out on life.

  • Let us not get used to war!

    Apr 29, 2022

    “Please, please, let us not get used to war! Let us all commit ourselves to imploring peace, from our balconies and in our streets! Peace!” Thus proclaimed Pope Francis in his Easter message Urbi et Orbi (“To the City and the World”). “May the leaders of nations hear people’s plea for peace,” he urg

  • Confession: View of one heart and one soul

    Apr 22, 2022

    Confessions are available either before weekend Masses or through an appointment with your parish office.

  • Beyond Easter: The Pauline ministry to the Gentiles — and a reminder

    Apr 22, 2022

    At Easter, we celebrate the triumph of life over death, the vindication of Jesus' earthly ministry by the Father.

  • Raised from my Tomb

    Apr 22, 2022

    Part of me desired to love God and His Church, yet another part was feeling unwanted and dejected, and wanted to stay away from the Church as much as possible.

  • Then God created light again

    Apr 22, 2022

    It doesn’t matter whether you picture the origin of time the way science does, as beginning with the Big Bang, or whether you take the biblical account of the origins of the world literally.

  • Let’s start from the very beginning… Integral ecology

    Apr 22, 2022

    Ever tried starting to read a book in the middle? One would likely get lost – not knowing where we came from and how we arrived there.