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Life
Nicholas Lye

Discernment Without Labels

Recently, I realise how traditional categories of “vocation”, or “states of life”, can sometimes be a distraction or hindrance to discerning one’s vocation in life.

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Life
Nicholas Lye

Kindness

“My son, do not refuse a kindness to anyone who begs it, if it is in your power to perform it.” (Prov 3:27) Kindness is

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Family
Editor

The Radical Ideal of Marriage

Guest post by Mark & Ursula (Tink) Boyd, Chaircouple, Australian Catholic Marriage & Family Council. Jesus knows that we live in a fallen world and

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Columnists
Nicholas Lye

Leaving the Seminary

So just to set the record straight (since some have been speculating or asking indirectly behind my back), I did not leave the seminary for

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Columnists
Nathalie Fernandez

Pain & Prayer

So today it hit me so hard (like a tonne of bricks!) that I might be single for the rest of my life. Spouseless and

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Columnists
Jean Elizabeth Seah

The Gift of My Presence

Loneliness is something every human being has to face, for it is the hunger for perfect union. Even happily married people know this loneliness, for

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Life
Eugene Chan

Repairing the Broken

“Jesus showed himself to his disciples, and after they had eaten he said to Simon Peter, ‘Simon son of John, do you love me more

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Apologetics
AnneMarie Miller

Imitating the Gaze of Jesus

I used to be (and unfortunately, still am at times) a rather obnoxious Catholic. Fueled by my enthusiasm for Truth — and wanting affirmation of

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Life
Eugene Chan

Learning to Love

Jesus said to his disciples: ‘As the Father has loved me, so I have loved you. Remain in my love. If you keep my commandments

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Life
Nathalie Fernandez

Loving Poorly

Forgiveness is the name of love practiced among people who love poorly. The hard truth is that all people love poorly. We need to forgive

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Life
Eugene Chan

Ubuntu

“Jesus raised his eyes to heaven and said: ‘Holy Father, I pray not only for these, but for those also who through their words will

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Married Life
Nathalie Fernandez

The Sanctifying Cross of Marriage

Mark 10:1-12 In this Gospel passage, Jesus talks about Divorce. Growing up I never thought much about the sacredness of married life. My family was

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Family
Noel Ethan Tan

Divorce

James 5:7-12, Psalm 103, Mark 10:1-12 The Gospel on 24 May teaches a Hard Truth about Divorce. I’m going to spell it out because I

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Bioethics
Editor

Contra-ception: Against Life

By guest writer Nellie Edwards. As most know by now, Ireland just declared open season on unborn lads and lassies, not to mention their mothers,

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Life
Jean Elizabeth Seah

Dealing with Resentment

I’m one of those people who tend to attract people with problems. I’d be sitting quietly at a party, or at a church event, and

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Life
Marissa Standage

He Noticed

For so many of us, it is easy to get overwhelmed by the multitudes. In the crowds of people at malls and stores, the workplace

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Columnists
Jean Elizabeth Seah

The Beggar on the Bus

One afternoon, I was on a bus to the city when a disheveled young man boarded the bus. He was in gray pajamas, barefoot, and

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