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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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Columnists
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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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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Religion
Nicholas Lye

The Harvest is Plentiful

“The Lord appointed seventy-two others and sent them out ahead of him, in pairs, to all the towns and places he himself was to visit.”

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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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Feasts
Editor

Joachim

Guest post by Br. Gregory Liu, OP. Just a few days ago, I heard about the death of a brother, a Dominican priest, Fr. Joachim

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Life
Nicholas Lye

Sell Everything

I began my discernment journey 11 years ago with these two words that kept coming up in prayer, but I wasn’t sure what it really

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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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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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Columnists
Rebekah Andrews

The Vocation of Motherhood

One of the most insidious and harmful ideas that mothers labor under is the idea that we can raise flawless children. Rationally we know this

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Columnists
Jean Elizabeth Seah

The Joy and Dignity of Work

No man is born into the world whose work is not born with him. – James Russell Lowell, poet Ultimately, we all have to decide

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Dating
Theresa Curley

Dear Future Husband

Dear Future Husband, I wonder what you are doing at this moment. Are you studying for finals? Maybe you’re chatting with friends, or are laughingly lost in

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