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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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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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