- Dividing Humanity into Various Catagories January 2, 2017 Gospel (Luke 18:9-14) Jesus addressed this parable to those who were convinced of their own righteousness and despised everyone else. “Two people went up to the temple area to pray; one was a Pharisee and the other was a tax collector. The Pharisee took up his position and spoke this prayer to himself, ‘O God, I ... Read More
- Missionary Zeal and Down-to-Earth Reality January 2, 2017 Columban Fr. Frank Hoare shares an excerpt from his diary: January 18 2009 I am back in Naleba – the rural settlement on the second Island of Fiji where I began, in 1975, my missionary journey. After seven years away I feel the need to refresh my Hindi language here. Last evening I visited Salen and ... Read More
- The Philippine War on Drugs December 1, 2016 The war on drugs initiated by President Rodrigo Duterte on July 1, 2016, has made headlines around the world. The 5th commandment, “Thou shall not kill” while widely promoted, is ignored. Most of the extra judicial killings take place among the poor. Even women are killed. Children also caught in cross-fire. ... Read More
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