Priestly Vocation: A Light Hearted Take on Seminary Life
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Priestly Vocation: A Light Hearted Take on Seminary Life

If you’ve ever wondered what life in the seminary is like, this is one episode you would wanna catch! Listen to Br Bernard, Br Andrew (aka Captain Planet 🌍) and Br Eugene share about pet peeves, the struggles they face as they live in community, turning points in their relationship with God, family reactions when…

Easter
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Easter

Sometimes I’m upSometimes I’m down……. Glory Halleluia! He is risen! Wishing all visitors to this website a Gloriously Luminous Easter Day and Season. Fons Eppink mhm

Pasolini’s The Gospel According to St. Matthew
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Pasolini’s The Gospel According to St. Matthew

Some of the most intriguing artistic tributes to faith and religion come from nonbelievers. A Man For All Seasons, the great drama of the life and martyrdom of St. Thomas More, was written for the stage and screen by the non-Christian Robert Bolt. The story of The Song of Bernadette, the Marian visionary of Lourdes, was first…

Sarawak, Malaysia: A Gem in the Jungle
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Sarawak, Malaysia: A Gem in the Jungle

To claim that it has not yet been discovered would be wrong. How could it be undiscovered if the locals have been using it since the dawn of the 20th Century? I mean, of course, the oldest Catholic Church building in Sarawak that is still standing today. Welcome to Sacred Heart Church, Bawan. Bawan Church…

Holy Week: Yearly Spike in Anti-Christian Violence
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Holy Week: Yearly Spike in Anti-Christian Violence

Although Christians are simply one among a staggering set of vulnerable minority groups around the world exposed to hatred and persecution, there remains a sort of wall of silence around their suffering. In part, that’s because the people who set the tone in global politics and the media generally live in the affluent West, where…

Francesco: A Pope Francis Documentary
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Francesco: A Pope Francis Documentary

“Francesco”, the documentary film directed by Evgeny Afineevsky dedicated to Pope Francis, is to be streamed globally from Sunday, 28 March. Speaking about his experience with the film, Afineevsky says: “What I admire most about the Pope is the way he brings people together”

Recap of Pope Francis’ Apostolic Journey to Iraq
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Recap of Pope Francis’ Apostolic Journey to Iraq

Feast of St Joseph, Patron Saint of the Mill Hill Missionaries
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Feast of St Joseph, Patron Saint of the Mill Hill Missionaries

Devotion to St Joseph is a relatively recent development in the Church and it seems to be gaining ground. Pope Francis included the spikenard, the emblem of St Joseph, on his coat of arms and stipulated in one of his first pontifical acts that Joseph’s name follow that of Mary’s in all the eucharistic prayers,…

Novena to St. Joseph: Reflection – St. Joseph the Spice of Life
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Novena to St. Joseph: Reflection – St. Joseph the Spice of Life

Mission in Ministry 2021:  Spiritual Reflection,  “Saint Joseph the Spice of Life” Knock Shrine-Ireland Living in this age of utilitarian values we are led to view things from a narrow and selfish perspective. This applies not only to our use of the earth’s resources, but sadly it can even apply to our relationship with people….

Pope Francis in Iraq: Prayer of the Sons and Daughters of Abraham
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Pope Francis in Iraq: Prayer of the Sons and Daughters of Abraham

Almighty God, our Creator, you love our human family and every work of your hands:           As children of Abraham, Jews, Christians and Muslims, together with other believers and all persons of good will, we thank you for having given us Abraham, a distinguished son of this noble and beloved country, to be our common…

Pope Video March 2021: Sacrament of Reconciliation
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Pope Video March 2021: Sacrament of Reconciliation

When I go to confession, it is in order to be healed, to heal my soul.To leave with greater spiritual health. To pass from misery to mercy.The centre of confession is not the sins we declare, but the divine love we receive, of which we are always in need. The centre of confession is Jesus…

Mission of the Church in Asia: Powerful role of Laity.
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Mission of the Church in Asia: Powerful role of Laity.

Filipino priest Gerry Gamaliel de los Reyes, provincial superior of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate, speaks of his mission experience in Thailand in the above video. Father De los Reyes shares ‘Up Close’ with Joe Torres, editor-at-large of LiCAS.news, the prospects and the challenges of the mission of the Catholic Church in Asia. Source:…