Columns

  • Conversation on bioethics

    Jul 15, 2022

    The earliest known legal code and completely written is the Code of Hammurabi circa 1755 to 1750 BC and gives a glimpse into governance in different cultures and is believed to have influenced the laws in the Hebrew scriptures.

  • Coping with our own souls

    Jul 15, 2022

    Looking at the Gospel narratives that describe Jesus’ passion and death, we see that what they emphasise is not Jesus’ physical suffering.

  • Of not just common good, but common sense

    Jul 15, 2022

    Caring for Our Common Home and Laudato Si’ in the context of common good and in the light of Catholic social teaching is truly no rocket science!

  • The revolving table of plenty

    Jul 08, 2022

    The dining table that sits in my family home was a wedding gift from my father’s eldest sister, my aunt Betty, when my dad and mum got married nearly 50 years ago. True to the craftsmanship of those times, it is an artful piece of furniture.

  • Our fellow believers — friends not foes

    Jul 08, 2022

    Denominational identity in me runs deep. Born, baptised, and raised a Roman Catholic, Roman Catholicism is my second nature, like a brand on my skin.

  • Finally, the unborn now have a fighting chance!

    Jul 01, 2022

    “The US Supreme Court has correctly and courageously reversed Roe v Wade and restored a future full of hope for Americans of all ages, backgrounds, and beliefs.

  • Challenges and crisis in the final stages of development

    Jul 01, 2022

    Every child has a timetable in their growth development. Each stage contributes to the formation of the total personality of a human.

  • The Simple Life

    Jul 01, 2022

    Created by Dr Steven Selvaraju, this is a comic strip that wishes to tell simple stories of life and faith.

  • Suicide and our misunderstandings

    Jun 24, 2022

    A proper human and faith response to suicide should not be horror, fear for the victim’s eternal salvation, guilty second-guessing about how we failed this person, and a hushed, guarded tone forever afterwards when we speak of him or her.

  • Unique and Unrepeatable

    Jun 24, 2022

    True vocation is “the place where your deep gladness meets the world’s deep need.” (Frederick Buechner)