Columns

  • Tapping into a higher level of consciousness

    May 27, 2022

    In recent days, concerns have been raised about the high level of food imports and rising food prices. Many among the working class are struggling to make ends meet.

  • Not just any piece of cake

    May 27, 2022

    God became man to turn creatures into sons; not simply to produce better men of the old kind but to produce a new kind of man.

  • Naming the present moment — some metaphors to digest

    May 27, 2022

    Not everything can be fixed or cured, but it should be named properly. Richard Rohr said that. James Hillman suggested something similar when he wrote that a symptom suffers most when it doesn’t know where it belongs.

  • Restoring order on a disorderly planet

    May 27, 2022

    Christians have long held on to the belief that the material world was created by God and is fundamentally connected to God’s goodness. Even the early Christians exhort that the beauty of creation reflected God’s glory.

  • Ruminations: What remains blood

    May 20, 2022

    A wake-up call was the alert that rang within my consciousness — to realise just how much I was missing out and losing out from the company of my loved ones.

  • Antique collector hopes to open a museum of religious artefacts

    May 20, 2022

    Alain mentors several youths and is a volunteer counsellor at the Gambler Rehab Centre.

  • Mental health conditions: Separating fact from fiction

    May 20, 2022

    One unexpected, albeit encouraging outcome from the COVID-19 pandemic is its role in “normalising” discussions on mental health and placing it at the very fore-front of the health care domain.

  • Love, not excuses, moves things forward

    May 20, 2022

    The excusable doesn’t need to be excused and the inexcusable cannot be excused.

  • War’s deadly distractions

    May 20, 2022

    War is deadly. While this is an obvious fact regarding those who fight, it is less obvious regarding the life and death plight of many non-combatants trapped within battle zones.

  • A fuller confession needed

    May 13, 2022

    Easter is over and I believe fellow Catholics rejoiced in being able to celebrate the resurrection of our Lord as a congregation in the physical splendour of a church.