• Binding and loosing

    Mar 31, 2023

    “Whatever you bind on earth will be bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth will be loosed in heaven. “Those words of Jesus, as you know, apply not just to those who are ordained to ministry but to everyone within the body of Christ. All of us have the power to bind and to loose.

  • A token or a sacrifice

    Mar 24, 2023

    This Easter is a time to reflect on what God offered to ransom us. The sacrifice of the Cross, the sacrifice of the death of His Son.

  • Was Jesus mistaken in warning of impending catastrophe?

    Mar 24, 2023

    One of the most dramatic scenes of the “end of the world” in the movie 2012 was the destruction of St Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican.

  • The kind of fast that lasts

    Mar 24, 2023

    May you too be inspired to come up with your own list, so that come Easter, you will not only be indulging in temporal delights, but new and life-giving truths that are meant to last forever

  • Losing a loved one to suicide

    Mar 24, 2023

    Our job now is not to second guess, but to trust – trust that God is far more gentle and understanding than we are and that God, who is adequate, can give this person a peace that we never could.

  • Creation at the Crossroads

    Mar 24, 2023

    Author Fr Edward J. Ciuba takes on these themes in depth in RENEW International’s Creation at the Crossroads, a faith-sharing resource designed for small groups.

  • The Church is on the move ... slowly, but surely

    Mar 17, 2023

    The recently concluded Asian Continental Assembly on Synodality held at Baan Phu Waan Pastoral Training Centre near Bangkok, Thailand, was attended by more than 80 participants and delegates representing 29 Asian countries.

  • Faith is not a seasonal thing

    Mar 17, 2023

    The COVID-19 lockdown in 2020, which necessitated the shutdown of our churches, led me to search for Masses online.

  • Many lessons learnt from Camino Walk

    Mar 17, 2023

    Our group of five walked along the Mersata (with dry savanna-like terrain without any trees) for five days, found it boring and hot and the three of us then left the young couple to board a train for Sarria which is 100km from our destination, the city of Santiago (San Diego means St James in Spanis

  • Lenten fast An opportunity at conversation

    Mar 17, 2023

    During this period, many Catholics experience the joy of re-connecting with the Lord and the Church, as we journey toward Easter, preparing ourselves spiritually, to celebrate the Resurrection.