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By Fr. Antonio Carlos | Editor

Lent is more than a time for doing some charitable works, some penance, or mortification. Above all, it is a time to rediscover the truth of who we really are.

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In This Issue

20 Tidbits on Discernment from Pope Francis

In 2022, Pope Francis developed the theme of spiritual discernment during his Wednesday general audiences. Discernment is a demanding work of making sound judgments that require knowledge and faith.…

The Examen

The examen is a way of praying that allows us to find and see God in our most ordinary, everyday experiences, making us stop, look back at our day, and listen to ourselves and to God Himself and what…

From Ash Wednesday to Easter

Lent is more than a time for doing some charitable works, some penance, or mortification. Above all, it is a time to rediscover the truth of who we really are.

"I was a Stranger and You Gave me no Welcome"

Sadly, many wealthy nations continue to largely turn a blind eye to the desperate plight of migrants, refugees and asylum seekers. Pope Francis has condemned Europe’s treatment of migrants as…

Disciples with a Heart

The call for discipleship is for everyone. Discipleship happens when we focus more on the kingdom of God and the work to be done, and less on our worthiness.

A Home for Children with Special Needs

The Servants of Charity in the Philippines have been providing a home to indigent and abandoned children and young adults with intellectual disabilities. The Guanella community in Quezon City is also…

Benedict XVI: “Lord, I Love You!”

“Signore, ti amo!” were the last comprehensible words Pope Benedict XVI said in Italian before dying on the morning of December 31, 2022. At his funeral mass, Pope Francis thanked his predecessor for…

Spreading Gospel Joy

Evangelii Gaudium (EG), The Joy of the Gospel [2013], Pope Francis’ first apostolic exhortation, is lengthy, reaching over 50,000 words. Here Francis is proposing a profound missionary renewal of the…

Open Your Eyes to Human Suffering

Sensitivity to pain is a gift that we need to cultivate, and alertness to others’ needs is an enviable ability that brings blessings to both the benefactor and the beneficiary.

“Today You Will Be With Me in Paradise”

Jesus offered the gift of paradise to one of the thieves crucified with Him, the one who asked Him to be remembered when He would be in his Kingdom. Through this, Jesus revealed once again how God is…

The Choice of the Believing Community

The official list of the books of the Bible is called Canon which means: rule, measure. The books included in the Canon are called canonical. The Canon has a story worth knowing.

The Good Forger

Tourists from Lima, Peru, who go down to the selva (bush) are hungry for souvenirs to take home.

World Touch

MYANMAR: Arms Industry Growing After Army Takeover

Companies from at least 13 countries have helped Myanmar build up its capacity to produce weapons that are being used to commit atrocities following a 2021 military takeover, independent international…

PHILIPPINES: Mission Stations In Shopping Malls And Slums

In order to meet the spiritual needs of people living in slums or working in shopping malls, “urban mission stations” have emerged, which can be found in hospitals, train stations, airports,…

MIDDLE EAST: Christians Need Unity To Survive

In a message titled “The Eastern Churches need a breath of fresh air,” the Patriarch of Baghdad, Cardinal Louis Raphaël Sako (in photo), warned that “future generations will be without faith” unless…

RELIGIOUS PERSECUTION: Nigeria: One Of The Countries In Which Christians Are Most Persecuted

“Nigeria is among the countries of the world in which Christians are most persecuted. We are all witnesses to the atrocities directed at communities that are predominantly Christian as it is in Benue…

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