2015 Marian Year of the Family

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2015 Marian Year of the Family

As part of living the Marian Year of the Family convoked by Bishop Javier Echevarría, there will be two Masses celebrated in Strathmore University to...

Birds of a feather…

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Birds of a feather…

This is an article published by The Messenger magazine, run by the Conventual Franciscan Friars in Kenya, in their January 2015 issue. It recounts...

Losing her job

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Losing her job

My sister was given an ultimatum at her workplace informing her that due to the current restructuring, she was about to lose her job.

Prayers answered

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Prayers answered

It was in November 2014 when I visited my parents to spend a few days with them. On the second night, we had gone to sleep but it was so late and my...

Trip postponed

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Trip postponed

I was recently informed by my boss that I would be required to travel to South Africa on 26th October for a critical company meeting.

"A Doctorate in Hope"

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"A Doctorate in Hope"

For the past ten years Philippe Jourdan has been at the head of the Catholic Church in Estonia, the only Catholic bishop in a country with six...

In the Inner-City of Chicago

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In the Inner-City of Chicago

On EWTN Live, Fr. Mitch Pacwa SJ spoke with Angela Reckart and Erin Aldrich about Metro Achievement Center's efforts in Chicago to help young girls...

Work and Family

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Work and Family

Reconciling work and family obligations is not always easy. We can learn a lot from the Holy Family, as this new article in the series on sanctifying...

Message of the day

“He calls each and every one to holiness”

Prayer is not the prerogative of monks; it is a Christian undertaking of men and women of the world who know themselves to be children of God. (Furrow, 451)

We are deeply moved, and our hearts profoundly shaken, when we listen attentively to that cry of St Paul: 'This is God's will for you, your sanctification' [1]. Today, once again, I set myself this goal and I also remind you and all mankind: this is God's Will for us, that we be saints.

In order to bring peace, genuine peace, to souls; in order to transform the earth and to seek God Our Lord in the world and through the things of the world, personal sanctity is indispensable. In my...

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