The paschal mystery of Jesus – his passion, death and resurrection – is intended for the salvation of all. Jesus yearns to continue extending his healing love to everybody, especially the poor, the sick and the addicted.
Freedom from Addictions
April and May 2020
In This Issue
Even though addiction often seems to be associated with drugs, it actually takes on many forms. Addictions can range from crime and pornography to work and exercise. The good news is that effective treatments are available and people can recover from addictions.
The causes of addiction are manifold but it all boils down to the attempt to fill an inner void stemming from feelings of abandonment and lack of love. To address addiction, it is important to treat the root of the addiction and not simply its effects.
The journey of Fr. Bobby Dela Cruz from drug use to priesthood is a powerful testimony of God’s love. Today he is sharing God’s gift of redemption with drug surrenderers and persons deprived of liberty (PDLs).
It is not easy to live by faith as this cannot be seen. It cannot be measured by the money we donate. What is important is to always seek God’s will in our daily lives and obey His commandments.
Cardinal Tagle is at the helm of the “superdicastery” responsible for all missionary activity. It’s a challenging task that could, nevertheless, transform the Church inside and out.
Pope Francis intends to visit Timor-Leste later this year turning the spotlight on a young country still struggling from its violent past that has nevertheless preserved a vigorous faith.
The Word of God is not only something to be pondered over and reflected upon, but it is also a way of living our everyday lives.
God’s name is said with the reverence, awe, and respect that we give Him. However, to speak His name is to not only say it with the highest respect but to also respect and revere all that He has blessed.
The oldest movement founded by Francis himself, the Third Order Franciscans continues to guide those who want to follow in the founder’s lifestyle in their own lives.
Vocation, a gift from God, is like a small seed that wants to germinate, grow and bear fruit; but for that to happen, we need to find the right terrain.
Scientists say that human activity has a huge impact on global warming. There are actions and measures we can take in our everyday lives that can prevent the ill effects of global warming from escalating in the long run.
Comboni Missionary Father Giuseppe Ambrosoli (in drawing) will be beatified on November 22, in Kalongo, Uganda where Fr. Ambrosoli spent more than 40 years of his life in a parish, hospital, nursing and midwifery schools.
Strategies for Evangelization
October 2023 Issue
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