Daily Archives: December 3, 2015

Eucharist Our Strength

The Gospel passage Bread of Life from John chapter six has been given to us for our Sunday mediation for the past four weeks. On Sunday 16th August 2015 Pope Francis said to the people who visited him, “Eucharist is … Continue reading

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CARE FOR THE EARTH: Our Urgent Responsibility

A friend of mine recently posted a statement in the facebook, “My grandfather saw clean water in rivers, I have seen it in the buckets, but my son sees it only in bottles, where will grandson see it?” This same … Continue reading

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Education in Environmental Responsibility

Often we have enough and more information regarding environment care and protection, but we do not make a conscious choice in caring for the earth. Holy Father urges us to feel “ecological citizenship”. Each person on earth should be individually … Continue reading

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Education is a Matter of the Heart

In most African countries more than half of the population are youth which is a fertile ground for youth ministry. Through secular and religious education we can truly put into action the Lord’s words, “Let the little children come to … Continue reading

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Refugee Crisis, Church’s Suggestion

International media is galore with news of African and Middle East Asian people making desperate journeys to Europe. This humanitarian crisis is said to be the greatest crisis of Europe after Second World War. It is not just a problem … Continue reading

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Corruption is sin, says Pope Francis

Corruption is dishonesty, bribery and fraud. Sin is offence, misdeed and felony. Both can be of criminal nature. By and large they are one and the same. Concept of sin (and repentance) is often employed by religion to bring people … Continue reading

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Personal Conversion and Climate Change

Holy Father asks a question pertaining all of us, “What kind of world do we want to leave to those who come after us, to children who are now growing up?” (#160). He opens his encyclical “Laudato Si” with a … Continue reading

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CONSECRATED LIFE: A Parable of Joy

From the beginning of his pontificate Pope Francis has tried to show to the world a humane face of the Church. His mission has been to bring the Church close to the people. He has made the Gospel message appealing … Continue reading

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Care for the Elderly

(Written for the Catholic weekly “Munno Voice”, 30 August 2015, Uganda) A busy businessman in his 40s took his elderly mother to a Home for the Aged. He would visit her only once in a month and always apologized to … Continue reading

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Creating A Welcoming and Merciful Church

Pope’s interview given to Portugal’s Radio Renascença A “Bruised Church” Pope Francis dreams of a Church that is welcoming – welcomes people as the merciful father welcomed the prodigal son. He used the image of “Bruised Church,” something that is … Continue reading

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