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Where have you Christians been?

Where have you Christians been?

  BY FR. BEL R. SAN LUIS, SVD   IT happened in China a few years before the Communists expelled the missionaries. A foreign Catholic missionary came upon an old woman by the wayside, deserted, cold, and hungry. “Why do you bother about me?” the old lady whispered feebly when the priest tried to help […]

No time for God?

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No time for God?

  BY FR. BEL R. SAN LUIS, SVD     A young couple had invited many guests to their daughter’s birthday dinner. At the table, the hostess turned to her six-year-old daughter and asked, “Would you like to say the prayer?” * * * “I don’t know what to say,” the girl replied. “Just say […]

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Greatest achievement: Doing God’s will

  BY FR. BEL R. SAN LUIS, SVD     A priest who suffered an extremely strained relationship with his parishioners was finally appointed chaplain at the city prison. In the farewell party, the people came in great numbers to hear him. The priest chose as his text: “I go and prepare a place for […]

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Road to hell

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Road to hell

  BY FR. BEL R. SAN LUIS, SVD     A MAN man died and went to heaven. At the Pearly Gate, St. Peter welcomed him, then gave him a tour. As they were entering a big hall, the man recoiled with fear, seeing so many tongues hanging inside. “St. Peter, how weird this place […]

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Does God have favorites?

  BY FR. BEL R. SAN LUIS, SVD     IN a dream, a man saw himself walking on a beach with the Lord, carrying someone in his arms. He was envious. Jesus felt his envious tone when he asked: “Lord, why are you carrying him and not me?” Jesus replied: “It’s because he has […]

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Why must we forgive?

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Why must we forgive?

  BY FR. BEL R. SAN LUIS, SVD     LITTLE Johnny was very upset with his brother, Willy. Before he said his night prayers, Johnny’s mother said to him, “Now I want you to forgive your brother.” Bu t Johnny was not in a forgiving mood. “No, I won’t forgive him,” he said. Mother […]

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