Columnists
Cristina Montes

The Crucifix as a Passive Symbol

While doing some research recently, I came across reference to the crucifix as a “passive symbol” by the Grand Chamber of the European Court of

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Life
Noel Ethan Tan

Christian Discipleship

How do we become a Disciple of Christ? This is one of the greatest questions to ask. Firstly, the etymology of the word ‘Disciple’ referred

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Religion
Nathalie Fernandez

The Eucharist

The Eucharist is the summit of Christian life and worship. When I was 11, I heard a priest telling me this: “You are what you

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Life
Noel Ethan Tan

The Last Shall Be First

Mark 10:28-31 This Gospel passage continues from where the rich youth rejected our Lord’s counsel to cast away his riches and thus, went away sorrowful.

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Columnists
Erin Cain

Divine Friendship

Jesus said to his disciples: “This is my commandment: love one another as I love you. No one has greater love than this, to lay

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Life
Editor

The Treasure in the Field

By guest writer Kimri Thetadig. ___ I didn’t know my heart needed to be broken into to be set free. It makes sense though: ensconced

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Art
Jean Elizabeth Seah

The Hipster Nativity Set

As a child, one of my favorite things about Christmas was the Nativity scenes. From the teeny-tiny one on my family’s home altar to the

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Life
Thomas Clements

The Good News About Suffering

We are surrounded by human suffering. Many people are hurting in today’s world. Some suffering is horrific and some minor, but every kind can be

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Life
J.R. Baldwin

They Call Today “Good”

Every Triduum, starting with Maundy Thursday through Easter Sunday, I re-read T.S. Eliot’s “The Four Quartets”. It is four of his best poems, and for

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Spirituality
Jason Theobald

The Absurdity of Divine Love

“God was made man…If I could love a leper’s sores, couldn’t I love the boringness of Henry? But I’d turn from the leper if he

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Columnists
Bethanie Ryan

Parents as Lay Ministers

One of the most horrifying things I’ve seen as a chaplain intern is a mother curled up in bed holding her dead teenage daughter. I’ve

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Dating
J.R. Baldwin

Not So Complicated

Flying home, the college lady next to me mentioned she was in a “complicated” relationship with someone back home. I smiled and said I’d been

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