Category Archives: THEOLOGY OF MINISTRY

Celebrating Matrimony: Church’s Urgent Task

(Published in New Vision, newspaper in Uganda, 13 October 2016) I was in a discussion with a group of students from several countries attending a course on pastoral studies. We had to share on a significant pastoral challenge from the … Continue reading

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One Hundred Years of the Social Teaching of the Church

INTRODUCTION: Rerum Novarum, the Curtain-Raiser of Church’s Social Teaching Even a mediocre Catholic will agree that the Church has cared for the poor and has been involved in the social development of its faithful right from its origin. We have … Continue reading

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CONCEPT OF THE HUMAN PERSON

The soul searching question to Jesus, “Who is my neighbor?” has gifted the humanity the immortal story of The Good Samaritan. This story is often quoted in the Theology of Liberation as an inspiration. Through this story Jesus invites us … Continue reading

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IS FREE MARKET CAPITALISM A BETTER OPTION?

(Written in a form of a letter to a friend) Dear Dominic K., Thank you for your thought provoking email. I am happy that you are doing well in the course you have taken – Majoring in Economics and Sociology. … Continue reading

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Preaching Justice: Misery at your gate

Sermon on “Lazarus and the Richman” Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Today’s liturgy of the word presents to us a beautiful parable, “The Rich Man and Poor Lazarus”. It appeals to each one of us – children, students, and … Continue reading

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Legalizing Abortion Causes Wounds

(Published in Munno Voice, Newspaper, Uganda, 04 October 2015) Since the legalization of abortion in the USA since January 22, 1973 it is estimated that at least 57,762,169 unborn children have been aborted. That is, approximately 1.6 million children killed … Continue reading

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Marriage and Divorce

Every region in the world has its own challenges related to marriage, especially when it comes to Christian marriages. For example in Uganda many couples are cohabiting without marital blessings of the church; European countries take lead in divorces, in … Continue reading

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Celebrating Matrimony: Church’s Urgent Task

I was in a discussion with a group of students from several countries attending a course on pastoral studies. We had to share on a significant pastoral challenge from the Church you come from. Having served the people of God … Continue reading

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Need for ethical men in families and societies

Our post-modern society is sick to a great extend. Though not trying to be pessimistic with the society, we experience the following state of affairs in the society today. Senseless and numerous abortions done illegally and thoughtlessly; unhealthy use of … Continue reading

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Cohabitation deprives you of marital blessings

Cohabitation deprives you of marital blessings By Fr. Lazar Arasu  in Monitor newspaper in Uganda on THURSDAY MARCH 20 2014 It is a fact that cohabitation is a mutinous behavioural trend threatening the institution of marriage. Loose civil laws, shallow … Continue reading

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