Corona Pandemic: Where is God in all this?
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Corona Pandemic: Where is God in all this?

Christ, the Consoler. I would like to begin unpacking this idea with a thought experiment. Imagine someone comes to you and says something like the following: I’m really struggling at the moment. I am so busy after a recent promotion at work meaning much longer hours, with three kids at home, not to mention the…

Alleluya
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Alleluya

The Little Singers of the French Federation of Pueri Cantores came together virtually to sing Handel’s Alleluia. 250 Little Singers from all over France answered the call and offer you this song of Paschal joy!

‘Do Not Hold On to Me’………
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‘Do Not Hold On to Me’………

How did Mary not recognise the man she had followed for so long? Was she so blinded by grief that she couldn’t think clearly? Were her eyes full of tears (her weeping has now been mentioned three times)? Or does the position of her body offer a simpler explanation? Mary has stooped inside the tomb…

All You Need to Know about Fake News
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All You Need to Know about Fake News

In the last three years, there’s been a rampant increase in reports of the use of digital marketing tools like social media to spread false information, commonly referred to as “fake news.” From the supposed deaths of many celebrities (like the Cher story below)  to election tampering, it seems that this trend is – unfortunately…

He has Risen!  Halleluya!
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He has Risen! Halleluya!

We wish our readers and their loved ones the peace and joy of Easter. Happy Easter!

Three Days Went By: The Lord is Risen!
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Three Days Went By: The Lord is Risen!

 

Easter Message in an Age of Anxiety
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Easter Message in an Age of Anxiety

Easter Message by Cardinal Charles Maung Bo, Archbishop of Yangon, Myanmar Dear Friends in Christ, Happy Easter! Let the hope of the Risen Lord continue to throw the light in our path.  Say with joy “Alleluia! Jesus is risen!”   Resurrection is our faith, resurrection is our hope.  More than any year we need more faith and…

Holy Saturday: Living with the Vacuum
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Holy Saturday: Living with the Vacuum

We don’t know what to do with it. Somehow it gets lost between the solemn exhaustion of Good Friday and the excitement of the Easter Vigil. Yet it is not an interlude between acts while the scenery changes behind the curtain. Neither is it a time when God continues to work in some other realm…

Searching for Insight into Human Suffering
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Searching for Insight into Human Suffering

What sort of a sermon might we have preached or wanted to hear in the aftermath of 9/11, at a memorial service for the Nazi Holocaust, or at the funeral of a beloved child? A person in search of faith might want a sermon that makes sense of the big questions: if God is all-loving,…

Passion: Love Unlimited
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Passion: Love Unlimited

Matthias Grünewald: Isenheim altarpiece. The crucified Christ potted with plague like sores.

Tomáš Halík: Christianity in a Time of Sickness
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Tomáš Halík: Christianity in a Time of Sickness

But I cannot help but wonder whether the time of empty and closed churches is not some kind of cautionary vision of what might happen in the fairly near future. This is what it could look like in a few years in a large part of our world. We have had plenty of warning from…

Holy Thursday: A Gospel Reflection with Fr William Grimm
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Holy Thursday: A Gospel Reflection with Fr William Grimm