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How to follow the 10 Commandments today?

“Before  I die I mean to make a pilgrimage to the Holy Land,” a nineteenth century industrial baron once said to Mark Twain.  “I will climb to the top of Mount Sinai and read the ten commandments aloud.”  “Why don’t you stay home and keep them?” replied Twain. God gave us ten commandments so we […]

Why did Jesus choose me?

Jesus‘ criteria for his followers is that one listens and follows him when he invites. If we look at the character of each of the apostles, we find that Jesus has actually gathered a whole bunch of personalities and quite hard to imagine how would they get on. But they did one thing…they listened to […]

REFLECTION for 5th Sunday of Easter 2011

JESUS the BEST of all best friends All of us have at some stage in our lives found a friend who has become our best friend. We hang out together. We do things together. We enjoy each other’s company. We criticise each other. We correct each other. We just love more or less the same […]

They have Jesus

The Stories of the Children of the Hapag by Joey Velasco This painting is Filipino-inspired one, depicting Jesus surrounded by  poor Filipino kids from the streets. The painter Joey Velasco conveys the message that each of this kid has a unique story to tell to Jesus on the table. Then as he was struggling to […]