BY Fr Larry Kaufmann CSsR Pope Francis’ Misericordiae Vultus, which proclaims the Jubilee Year of Mercy for 2016, is truly a word of hope. I was able to share some of its message of hope recently while preaching a mission in the Eastern Cape. I visited a woman, severely disabled, who was widowed after 49 […]
BY RIMON MAKHLOUF My home is Jerusalem. This is what I always answer when my tour groups ask me where I’m from.
BY FATHER KEVIN REYNOLDS Because Holy Week commemorates the culmination of Christ’s human life, it is observed by Christians as the most sacred time of the year.
BY DEACON GREG GARNIE At the Easter Vigil we chant three times the words “Lumen Christi”— Christ Our Light — in the midst of darkness as the light of the Easter candle illuminates the darkness. This light is a symbol of the True Light, Jesus Christ, who illuminates all darkness.
BY Phiwokuhle Siyabonga Xulu In 2011 I was fortunate enough to share in community with the Congregation of the Oratory of St Philip Neri in Port Elizabeth. Before I went there I didn’t even know that there was a saint named Philip Neri, nor was I aware of an existence of an Oratory. But my stay […]
BY KARIN HUMAN The “Mustard Seeds” column is entering its second year of life. A year ago, I laid out my dream for this column: a place to share stories of hope and experiences of practical faith.
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