Daily Archives: December 1, 2015

Making Reading a Way of Life

Francis Bacon, the 17th century English philosopher and essayist rightly said, “Reading maketh a full man, Speaking, a ready man, writing maketh him exact.” A good reader is born through practice. Pregnant women are encouraged to read, think and act … Continue reading

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LITERACY FOR INTEGRAL HUMAN DEVELOPMENT

It is said that at least 1.2 billion people in the world cannot read and write. They are poor in two ways: economically poor and socially poor. Illiteracy restricts their ability to carry out everyday activities such as reading simple … Continue reading

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Quarter-Life-Crisis

Often we talk of Mid-Life Crisis. They are turbulence, instability, or “shocks” that we experience when we are well into our mid-life. They could arise due to instability in marriage or any other crisis in decision making while people clock … Continue reading

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Being a Missionary Today

The gospel challenge found in Matthew 28:19, “Go therefore and make disciples of all nations…” has changed the course of life in many people. Some of them are St. Francis Xavier, St. Daniel Comboni, St. Theresa of Lisieux, St. Damien … Continue reading

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BE MY DATE: Making Life Choice

Changes in the society impact changes in the culture, values, beliefs and behavioural patterns of people. Changes from one generation to another is inevitable, when given the duration of one generation to another is a gap of 25 years. We … Continue reading

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MASTURBATION: A Pastoral Challenge

Joel Ochieng (not real names) comes from an exemplary Christian family and he was well brought up. From childhood he has been a shy and quiet boy. He does not initiate a conversation, but when included in a conversation he … Continue reading

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