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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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Obeying God’s commands

Once a Jew was arguing with a Christian. “Your whole religion is based on ours,” the Jew said. “Why, you even took the 10 Commandments from us.”

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Mass going not enough

In this 5th Sunday of Easter, Jesus compares a true follower of his to a plant. A plant does not only grow but should also bear fruit. “He who abides in Me, and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit…By this my Father is glorified, and so prove to be my disciples” (Jn 15,5-8).

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