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Money, root of evils?

Money, root of evils?

The danger of being rich – and this is what Christ warns against – is the excessive attachment to wealth and the selfish pleasures that go with it.

God’s teaching on marriage

ONCE a wife said to the hus­band. “You’ve been examin­ing our marriage contract for an hour now? What are you looking for?”

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Cutting off a hand

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Cutting off a hand

THERE’S a joke about a man in prison who was gener­ously donating his bodily or­gans.

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Afraid of dying?

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Afraid of dying?

Fr. Bel R. San Luis, SVD A true story is told about an American lady named Brigitte Guerney. In 1985 while walking in a street of New York City, a construction crane fell down pinning her underneath. For six agonizing hours, paramedics frantically struggled to keep her alive until she could be removed from the […]

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Why we’re never satisfied

By Fr. Bel R. San Luis, SVD Once there was a widow who lived alone. She was terribly lonely. She went to a big pet shop and bought a prize talking parrot worth R10,000. “This will cheer me up,” she muttered as she excitedly brought it home. * * * But days passed and the […]

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Miracle of sharing

By Fr. Bel R. San Luis, SVD There’s an amusing story about two parish priests discussing about how they share the Sunday collection with their assistant priests. “That’s easy,” the younger priest said. “I simply draw a big circle on the floor. I toss the money up in the air and what falls inside is […]

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