At Easter, let go of grudges

BY ANTHONY GATHAMBIRI IMC When is Easter not yet Easter? I suggest it is when we fail to forgive; when we celebrate Easter loaded with the baggage of bitterness. It’s not Easter for us when we bear grudges, because Easter is about resurrection. And it’s in resurrection that we ought to rise again from the death [...]

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The paschal mystery lives in the family

I love stories and pictures to illustrate concepts and reflections, as anyone who regularly reads Marfam publications or listens to my programme on Radio Veritas will know.

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1958 – Pope John XXIII begins his ministry

November 5, 1958 – The Southern Cross reports on the beginning of John XXIII’s ministry as pope

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Movie Review – The Legend of Hercules/Devil’s Due

The Legend of Hercules By John Mulderig, Catholic News Service NEW YORK (CNS) – An embarrassingly weak film about the personification of strength, the 3-D action adventure “The Legend of Hercules” (Summit) is nothing short of woeful. Adult viewers may be too distracted by the film’s aesthetic shortcomings to notice the mostly innocuous nature of [...]

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Mass Readings April 20-27, 2014

Liturgical Calendar Year A Weekdays Cycle Year 2 Sunday, April 20, Easter Sunday Acts 10:34, 37-43, Psalm 118:1-2, 16-17, 22-23, Colossians 3:1-4 or 1 Corinthians 5:6-8, John 20:1-9 Monday, April 21 Acts 2:14, 22-33, Psalm 16:1-2, 5, 7-11, Matthew 28:8-15 Tuesday, April 22 Acts 2:36-41, Psalm 33:4-5, 18-20, 22, John 20:11-18 Wednesday, April 23 Acts [...]

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John Paul II: A brief biography

Blessed John Paul II, who will be canonised on April 27, was one of the most forceful moral leaders of the modern age. He brought a philosopher’s intellect, a pilgrim’s spiritual intensity and an actor’s flair for the dramatic to his role as head of the universal Church for more than 26 years.

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