A woman came to see me during my first parish assignment. It was just a few months after my priestly ordination. She wanted me to sign the marriage bans for her daughter’s wedding, so I gave her an appointment. On the day of the appointment, a few minutes before the appointed time, she came to…

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When you stay a long time without cleaning up a room, everything in it begins to look like a trash. It becomes messy because nothing is in order, everything is out of place. And you know one thing? It is so easy to mess up a room, it takes little or no effort. But it…

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When we speak of a brand, we don’t just mean a favourite product with a popular tag, we also imply that such a trademark serves and satisfies our needs. It is not only useful, it is also important to us and we are proud to relate to it in a special way. Often we go…

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Two friends offered a lift to a young lady while driving to their home city. On their way, they talked about the city, their professions, their hopes and aspirations. The one driving the car was so entertained by the depth of the lady’s ideas, but her physical beauty attracted his friend more. On arrival, they…

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December 7 is the memorial of St. Ambrose, the great Bishop of Milan who was influential in combatting heresies, mediating conflicts and converting people like St. Augustine to the faith. On this day, America commemorates the tragic 1941 attack on the Pearl Harbour, the surprise military strike on the US naval base by the Japanese,…

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[Readings: Phil 3:3-8; Lk 15:1-10] I have watched many videos of inspirational content creators that show how poor beggars are frequently rejected or neglected by rich people but eventually receive help from homeless poor fellow. These videos seem to demonstrate how much out of touch and unconcerned many normal people are when they experience people…

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