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.
BY TYLER TENBARGE Before I ever recall being asked about what I wanted to be when I grew up, my parents say I was already telling them and others: “I want to be a priest.” Many people expect a seminarian or religious sister to say that, but I think the opposite is often true.
The greatest gift we receive at Christmas is the one we receive every year: Jesus Christ. And with that gift comes an obligation. KELVIN BANDA OP explains.
The great lesson of Christmas is that by being slaves to God, we are set free, as CATHERINE DE VALENCE explains. Think about this: It took a servant to bring a Servant into our world. Mary never saw herself as a leader for the people, but as a servant of God, for the people. It was her trust […]
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- Via Dolorosa Pilgrims Walk by Faith March 31, 2015
- The Passion with Holy Land photos March 30, 2015
- We too Must Bear the Cross March 30, 2015
- Why does God Allow Suffering? March 29, 2015
- Mass readings: 29 March – 5 April, 2015 March 27, 2015