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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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More vocations needed

Today is Good Shepherd Sunday. It is a day in the Catholic Church worldwide to focus attention on vocations to the religious life of priests, nuns and brothers, and to pray for more vocations.

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Trust God, work hard

At dawn of March 18, 1994, the day my late father was to be interred, I was awakened at four in the morning. My table lamp, switched off then, suddenly started to go on and off. It stopped for a while, then it happened again. I could no longer sleep afterwards.

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Doubting Thomas

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Doubting Thomas

To see is to believe” goes a familiar dictum. This “show-me-first” attitude can imply a practical hard-headedness or lack of trust in another.

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Why’s Easter the greatest feast?

There’s a story about a young man who visited a seminary. On the walls of the corridors and bulletin boards were various posters which read: “Christ is the answer.”

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