Valentine’s Day with St. John Paul II

Valentine’s Day with St. John Paul II

I like Saint Valentine. I am also a big fan of Christian marriage, and he was martyred for illegally presiding over Christian marriages. Through some bizarre accident of history, his…

Review of the doctoral dessertation

Review of the doctoral dessertation

On the December 6th at the Gregorian Pontifical University in Rome there was the defence of the doctoral dessertation of fr. Llewellyn Muscat O.P., secretary of the General Postulation of…

Vocation for communion

Vocation for communion

Convent San Sisto (Rome), 28 December 2019 “If the superior is concerned about dialogue with her sister, she is taking care of her vocation,” says Fr Gerard Francis TIMONER III,…

IN VIETNAM, FLOWERS ARE RELIGIOUS

IN VIETNAM, FLOWERS ARE RELIGIOUS

Vietnam celebrates the New Year 2020, from the 23rd to the 29th of January. A thing of curiosity is, the temples and pagodas are also scenarios for the meditation and mental serenity for petitioning personal and familial well-being.

A Vietnamese person inherits the long religious tradition of Buddhism, Taoism, and Confucianism; moreover, he connects mythology and nature. His gods descend from the skies on the eve of the New Year to revisit the earthly affairs but the bad spirits also roam about. And even if the Christians would be a minority in town, they also pray to their God in the Tet.

Holocaust Memorial Day – 27th January 2020

Holocaust Memorial Day – 27th January 2020

A leading figure: the Blessed Giuseppe Girotti, O.P. The Holocaust Memorial Day, which will be celebrated on January 27, 2020, as it was established by the United Nations by the…

A new Priest for the Province of Rosario

A new Priest for the Province of Rosario

On December 23, at the parish of the Holy Cross in San Juan, Philippines, we attended the priestly ordination of Brother Gregory. He was ordained by His Excellency the Most…