I spent most of my life not truly knowing Mary, even though I knew all of her prayers by heart. But a personal relationship with her only began a year ago, when I was struggling deeply with my history with men.
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This is a very divisive world we live in. There is so much disagreement on all fronts - economic, political, religious, moral, ethical and social. We have extreme religious fundamentalism at one end, and hostile secularism at the other.
She started painting when she was just 4 years old. Now 12, Ashley Tan is using her art to raise funds for good causes. She has already donated a number of her original works to charities and to the Archdiocese.
Recently D and I had celebrated our 10th anniversary. D and I had a vow renewal ceremony at church and just like 10 years ago, the mass was still the best part of the day.
There were swaying palm trees, clear pools of tranquil waters, lush greenery. It was a gift from God to me: a sanctuary, an oasis in the desert for me to enjoy.
Although evangelisation is a core activity of the Catholic life, a lot of Catholics today don’t understand what it entails. Having been involved in Catholic evangelisation for a quarter of a century, I’ve encountered many evangelisation-related myths. There’s seven common ones you should definitely know, and how to bust them, too.
Like the merchant, the few years of my life involved looking for pearls of ever increasing value and beauty – friends and enjoyment, good academic grades and qualifications, money and possessions. At its heart was a search for happiness.
In a twinkle of an eye, 15 months have passed since I first visited Queen of Peace Church. A jovial friend invited me to the Christmas midnight mass. I stepped into the church, knowing nothing about the Catholic faith.
Our priests will be in their Annual Retreat during 3 - 7 July. Please pray for them!
Recently, I attended the TREASURE Young Adults Encounter retreat, where I took on the role of a small group facilitator. On the surface, it may seem like I sacrificed my weekends to help out, but in truth, I received so much from the Lord. The Holy Spirit was the one doing the hard work – raking away stubborn weeds and sowing seeds of truths in our hearts.