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Synod in Full Swing

The Synod has reached the height of its activity between plenary and minor work circles, synod fathers, young people and listeners. Many sources of information on this event can be accessed. Among other things, I find interesting the position taken by a synodal father during the daily briefing of the Vatican Press Office: adults who… Read more »

The Language of Hate Is Poisoning the Net

A growing number of Net users are expressing themselves with aggressive language, which is becoming a communicative style in contemporary society. Immediately amplified by the Net, hate language is by now passively accepted or considered “normal” by almost half of the Net’s users, according to an SWG research. The Net is reproducing more and more… Read more »

THE PRAYER

Give relief to those in distress, visit the ailing, help the poor: this is prayer. Prayer is good, and its works are beautiful. Prayer is accepted when it gives relief to one’s neighbour. Prayer is heard when it includes forgiveness of affronts. Prayer is strong when it is full of God’s strength. Aphraates, “the Sage”

Closure of the Centenary of the Pauline Cooperators

Rome, 30 June 2018 To All the Sisters Dearest Sisters, The first International Encounter of the Pauline Cooperators was a great feast of languages, cultures, songs and Pauline enthusiasm….a lively gathering marked by the colors of the world! The event, held to celebrate the Association’s Centenary, took place in Rome and in the places linked… Read more »

Imitating Jesus

Tolerating evil does not have to do simply with patience and resignation; it means imitating Jesus, carrying our burden, shouldering it for his sake and that of others. It means accepting the cross, pressing on in the confident knowledge that we are not alone: the crucified and risen Lord is at our side. So, with… Read more »