BY SR MARIE ANDRÉ MITCHELL SND On October 28 the Church will mark the 50th anniversary of the document that broke new ground in interfaith relations: Nostra Aetate.
BY MBONGISENI NYATHI Most Catholics would like to enrich their faith and spiritual life — but many, it seems, are not sure how to do so. Some do not understand or appreciate the rituals and ways of doing things in the Catholic Church, so they join other churches that do things in a simpler way.
By Fr Lawrence Mduduzi Ndlovu Earlier this year, the British Equality and Human Rights Commission published its findings on a survey on religion and belief. It found that religious, especially Christian, people in the United Kingdom feel pressured to keep their faith and faith symbols private because they fear being mocked as bigots or be […]
BY FATHER BILLY BARNES We were lucky to find it. In fact, we were just about to give up when I looked to the left and saw a small village on the side of a hill.
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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