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Hope and Courage

In chapter fourteen of the book of Exodus, we have the famous passage which describes the crossing of the Red Sea by the Israelites. Pharaoh, after being punished by God, allowed the Israelites to go with Moses. But after some time the mind of pharaoh changed and he...

Wise Stewards of the Earth and of the Poor

Pope Francis began his first Encyclical by stating “LAUDATO SI’, mi’ Sinore” -  “Praise be to you, my Lord.” This was taken from the Canticle of St. Francis Assisi, in which he compared the world as a common home, where the Mother Earth sustains and governs us with...

Impact of Every Day Choices

Fulton J. Sheen in his Autobiography, Treasure in Clay Jars, shares an experience which tells us the significance of the decisions and choices which we make in our every day life. "A boy was kicked out of school by the pastor and mother superior. Fulton J. Sheen took...

Simplicity and Humility

For St. Vincent, to live according to the spirit and charism of the congregations is to live the virtues of the Gospel. He considered virtues as, “Evangelical Maxims” which Jesus the sovereign Master taught us both by word and example.  Therefore, Vincent asks his...
God Who is Rich in Mercy

God Who is Rich in Mercy

The second encyclical of Pope John Paul II was Dives in Misericordia (The Mercy of God, November 30, 1980). In this encyclical he speaks elaborately on God’s mercy, as revealed in the Bible. This is a reflection in the light of this encyclical. The core of divine...

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