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Noel Ethan Tan

I Planted, Apollos Watered

1 Corinthians 3:1-9, Psalm 33, Luke 4:38-44 In the first reading, Paul discusses the problems that exist in the Corinthian congregation. He uses harsh words,

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Noel Ethan Tan

Holy One of God

1 Corinthians 2:10-16, Psalm 145, Luke 4:31-37 In calling Jesus “the Holy One of God”, the demon recognizes that Jesus is more than a wise

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Erin Cain

Whom Do We Let In?

“When an unclean spirit goes out of someone, it roams through arid regions searching for rest but, finding none, it says, ‘I shall return to

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Erin Cain

Fruit of the Vine

As Jesus passed by, he saw a man named Matthew sitting at the customs post. He said to him, “Follow me.” And he got up

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Judgment Day
Apologetics
Noel Ethan Tan

How to Get to Heaven?

The shortest answer to this question is from St. Paul: “Faith, Hope and Charity. But the greatest of these is Charity.” (1 Cor 13:13) Indeed,

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Judgment Day
Columnists
Erin Cain

The Dawn of Justice

Therefore, do not make any judgment before the appointed time, until the Lord comes, for he will bring to light what is hidden in darkness

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Noel Ethan Tan

God’s Way

Throughout the Old Testament, it is evident that God’s ways are not our ways. God passes over the bigger, stronger and older (Ishmael, Esau, Pharaoh,

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Columnists
Erin Cain

The Oil of Charity

We must not think that our love has to be extraordinary. But we do need to love without getting tired. How does a lamp burn?

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Apologetics
Noel Ethan Tan

The Apostolic Priesthood

It is very critical that Jesus specially commissioned His Apostles to become shepherds to the people, instructing them to not only spread the good news,

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Erin Cain

Come and See

But Nathanael said to him, “Can anything good come from Nazareth?” Philip said to him, “Come and see.” —John 1:46 “Come and see.” For Nathanael

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Noel Ethan Tan

The Mass

Something greater than Jonah is here (Mt 12:41b). I remember when I first read John 6:53-58, I was so touched that tears welled in my

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Noel Ethan Tan

Affliction

Yesterday, I was nursing a very bad migraine which got worse as the day went by. I got off work slightly earlier than usual and

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Erin Cain

Dying to Self

Jesus said to his disciples: “Amen, amen, I say to you, unless a grain of wheat falls to the ground and dies, it remains just

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Noel Ethan Tan

Profound Pity

Jeremiah 3:14-17, Jeremiah 13:10-13, Matthew 13:18-23 But the seed sown on rich soil is the one who hears the word and understands it, who indeed

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Columnists
Erin Cain

Hidden in Plain Sight

But Jesus said to them, “A prophet is not without honor except in his native place and in his own house.” And he did not

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Apologetics
Noel Ethan Tan

Miracles & Mysteries

2 Kings 4:42-44, Psalm 145, Ephesians 4:1-6, John 6:1-15 When Jesus performed the multiplication of food, the people immediately adored Him: “Perceiving then that they

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Apologetics
Nathalie Fernandez

Studying Theology

I’ve had some people come up to me and ask: “What do you study in theology? “Do you just study the Bible?” Believe me, I

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Columnists
Erin Cain

The Tiller

Jesus said to his disciples: “Hear the parable of the sower. The seed sown on the path is the one who hears the word of

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Noel Ethan Tan

Silent Retreat: Prayer

Spending 2.5 days in silence was certainly a new and enriching experience for me and my spiritual life. I wrote and read so much, it’s

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Columnists
Erin Cain

Something Greater

I say to you, something greater than the temple is here. If you knew what this meant, I desire mercy, not sacrifice, you would not have

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