Columnists
Nathalie Fernandez

Hiddenness

I’m going to come clean: I struggle with pride. The struggle is a constant one and I always catch myself saying to myself “when I

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My Alabaster Jar

“When he was in Bethany reclining at table in the house of Simon the leper, a woman came with an alabaster jar of perfumed oil,

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Life
Erin Cain

Impossible Causes

“For nothing will be impossible with God.” —Luke 1:37 St. Rita of Cascia is the patron saint of impossible causes. During her life, St. Rita

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Life
Br. John Joseph

God’s Rose-Coloured Specs

To say that someone sees through rose-coloured or rose-tinted glasses is a common idiomatic expression by which we describe someone as seeing something as being

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Columnists
Erin Cain

Healer of Souls

Over the past week, the Gospel readings have contained many scenes of healing from Jesus’s public ministry. We know that Jesus performed many miraculous healings

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Columnists
Jean Elizabeth Seah

100% for God

But because thou art lukewarm, and neither cold, nor hot, I will begin to vomit thee out of my mouth. —Apocalypse 3:16 When Herod heard

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Life
Erin Cain

The Economy of Mercy

If your brother sins, rebuke him; and if he repents, forgive him. And if he wrongs you seven times in one day and returns to

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Career
Erin Cain

Ora et Labora

St. Benedict gives us a remarkable example of discipline. His simple motto, Ora et labora—pray and work—is still relevant to our own lives, so many centuries

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Life
Jean Elizabeth Seah

Acceptance

A well-meaning friend advised me to seek various things to correct everything she saw as deficient in me—a psychologist to deal with family issues, cooking

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Columnists
Erin Cain

Giving Our Crumbs

But they said to him, “Five loaves and two fish are all we have here.” Then he said, “Bring them here to me,” and he

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Life
Erin Cain

Blind Spots

Then Jesus said, “I came into this world for judgment, so that those who do not see might see, and those who do see might

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Family
Jean Elizabeth Seah

Perception and Pain

An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is an adventure wrongly considered. —G. K. Chesterton When I was little, one of my

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Life
Jean Elizabeth Seah

Gossip and Whistle-Blowers

But I tell you that men will have to give account on the day of judgment for every careless word they have spoken. —Matthew 12:36

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