Re-inventing Ourselves

In the name of ‘re-structuring’ or ‘re-configuring’ itself, the Society of Jesus is ‘re-inventing’ or ‘re-imagining’ itself. As ageing and shrinking in numbers catch up with us, and diminishing vocations and increasing deaths bring us…

Did we miss the Synodality Train?

Pope Francis, out of the sheer goodness of his heart, reversed the age-old trend of organizing synods. This time it’s not voices from the top dictating to the lower ranks. Rather, LISTENING to the raw…

From Gethsemane to Galilee

A ‘4G’ Path to the Fullness of Life As we prepare ourselves to commemorate the passion, death and resurrection of our Lord in a world torn asunder by the Russia-Ukraine war, feeling ourselves the victims…

A Synodal Lent

A synod is not merely an ecclesial event but a celebration of a new charism in the Church. [auth] The synod on Synodality is an even greater occasion for the renewal of the Spirit within…

World Interfaith Harmony Week

More Relevant now than ever [auth] The first week of February every year usually passes by without our taking any particular note. It is the World Interfaith Harmony Week originally proposed by King Abdullah of…

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The Greatest Christmas Gift of All

Year after year, Christmas comes and goes, and we busy ourselves in the merry festivities that come with it. I once saw a hoarding on a busy freeway in New Jersey: Bring Christ back into…

Synodality in the Church : Both a Gift…

The Holy Father Pope Francis convoked the Synod 2023 on the theme of “Synodality”. What did he mean? The popular meaning of synod is an “assembly or council of Church officials”, but the etymological meaning…