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A missionary living in the Chinese world shares his life-experiences made up of challenges and joyous encounters with common people

The Season of Anonymity

The “times in between” are an integral component of everybody’s life journey. They are periods of irrelevance and anonymity but crucial for a deeper understanding of one’s identity and for preparing to take on a new responsibility.

Decluttering: Asian Spirituality in Action

Decluttering does not only mean to keep our surroundings organized and free of useless things. It also means clearing up our heads of useless information, worries, anxieties, and the best way to do this is by awareness and meditation.

The Missionary Whose Feet Were Washed

A missionary in China recounts how the mutual washing of the feet on Holy Thursday, during the Easter Triduum, made him realize more deeply the power of Christ’s love that defeated the darkness of evil.

Religions in China are Persecuted

In a recently held conference at the European Parliament in Brussels on the theme “Religious Freedom in China” participants spoke and shared their witnesses on the continuous persecution of all religions in the world’s most populous country.

The Fortress and the Border Gate

Border gates, being meeting points of people passing by, represent kaleidoscopes through which the complexity of reality and the diversity of humanity can be perceived. Border gates are exactly the symbols of where the Church should stand in order to listen to the youth.

A Bridge that Divides

The bonds we create among ourselves are built many times to create dependencies and curtail the other person’s freedom. Yet, all the actions of reaching out to others to build meaningful relationships need to respect the autonomy of the other.

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