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We are called to ‘shine like lights in the world’


Late last week, CNN’s Christiane Amanpour interviewed Donald William Cardinal Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington. Discussing the statement from the recent Synod of Bishops on divorce, Cardinal Wuerl stated two points.

Posted: October 19th, 2014 in Headlines,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

The choices we make are the ones that define us


This Sunday’s Gospel ends with a very familiar statement, “Many are invited, but few are chosen.” This was often told to us in our early years in the seminary, the grace of vocation, the call to the priesthood.

Posted: October 12th, 2014 in Headlines,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

In praise of teachers

A PROCESS. Active learning, active teaching: Principals and teachers go through the process. Contributed photo

Today is the worldwide celebration of Teachers’ Day. As a tribute to these men and women who are often overworked, underpaid and unappreciated, allow me to dedicate our reflections this Sunday to them and to the teacher in us.

Posted: October 5th, 2014 in Headlines,Lifestyle Stories,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Are you in the process of reintegration?


I believe a forgiven sinner, one who has undergone conversion, becomes a zealous follower of Christ. This is primarily because he/she is a “direct” beneficiary of the healing and redemptive mission of Christ. Thus he/she is more inspired and would burst into action.

Posted: September 28th, 2014 in Headlines,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Cultivating a sense of generosity and detachment


“Lord, teach me to be generous. Teach me to serve you as you deserve; to give and not to count the cost, to fight and not to heed the wounds, to toil and not to seek for rest, to labor and not to ask for reward, save that of knowing that I do your will.”

Posted: September 21st, 2014 in Headlines,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »