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Procedamus in pace

  And so we stand at the opening of the Year of Faith. We look in anticipation and we offer our prayers. We pray that this will not be another celebration to throw on the heap of our memories, but … Continue reading

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St Michael the Archangel

Join me in entrusting to the care of St Michael all the efforts we are putting in this fast approaching Year of Faith. May it be a true springboard for the much needed New Evangelisation.

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Ascension?

The feast of the Ascension must be the feast of the dignity of the human existence. This day offers us an expanded reality – the earthly experience is lived in the light of heaven, we live in the light of … Continue reading

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What kind of empty hand?

There is in man a restlessness that is destructive. Knowing to satisfy curiosity rather then seeking Truth; working simply to earn money rather then to contribute in bringing order over chaos; expanding for self-interest rather then for the sake of … Continue reading

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Of Communion and Communities

Words are not merely labels. They deliver concepts and images that guide and steer us through life. A fragmented society tends to devalue words so as to, even unconsciously, threaten the concepts it dislikes. Take the word community. Once it … Continue reading

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Ubi Petrus ibi ecclesia, et ibi ecclesia vita eterna

Seven years ago today saw the election of Cardinal Ratzinger as the successor of St Peter. As soon as the votes were counted and Ratzinger was elected, an appointed cardinal moved in front of him and asked him if he … Continue reading

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