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God’s Kingdom grows

A young man who was known for his impatience once prayed, “Lord, give me patience…and I want it now!” (Wow, his impatience must really that bad).

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Doing God’s will

Did Jesus Christ have brothers? Some say “yes” because of today’s gospel passage: “Your mother and your brothers are outside, seeking an opportunity to speak to you.”

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Why Mass is important

A distinguished anthropologist visited a Bantu village in South Africa to inquire into the customs and habits of the people. Although primitive and without the influence of Western culture, these peaceful folks welcomed and received him most cordially.

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Family & Holy Trinity

Once a pious woman who was bringing a bunch of novena-booklets to church met the parish priest. He asked, “Who is your favorite saint?” “Of course, I like the Blessed Virgin Mary best! But I also like her sister!”

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Mysterious Holy Spirit

One difficulty in knowing the mysterious Holy Spirit is because He is represented in various symbols. The Holy Spirit is portrayed as a dove that hovered over Christ when He was baptized at the river Jordan. In biblical time, the dove is regarded as a holy bird.

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Ascension, election, Mothers’ Day

Today we celebrate the feast of Jesus’ ASCENSION to heaven. His Ascension means not just a “space travel” but that Christ entered into a new dimension, an unseen but definitive presence which is the spiritual or immaterial.

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