A Walk & a Chat with the Saints

A Chat with SAINT IGNATIUS OF LOYOLA

 St Ignatius of Loyola (1491-1556) Founder of the Society of Jesus JF: Happy feast day St Ignatius. Thank you for your presence in and legacy for the Church. Your legacy still lives on and your life still inspired many people in the Church to live their true Christian calling. As we speak there are already […]

At the office with St Benedict

The 11th of July is the feast of St Benedict. Some years back, on this day, I had a chat  with this great saint (in my prayer and reflection) and posted it on my Faithbook. I am re-posting this conversation today to remind us of this great saint in the 5th century, whose example, legacy […]

Calling for a chat with St Andrew Kim Tae-gon

  Junjun Faithbook: Good day St Andrew. There must be great rejoicing in heaven today for the remembrance of your martyrdom together with many others that marked the beginnings of Christianity in Korea. Please tell us more about your life. St Andrew Kim: My complete name in Korean is Andrea Kim Taegon…which later on became […]

A Chat with St Augustine

  Today the Church celebrates the Feast of St Augustine, one of the great witnesses of God’s love, care and forgiveness. It is a privilege to have him with us to chat with today. Junjun Faithbook: St Augustine, thank you and welcome to my blog. You know I always admire you because you are such […]

Conversation with St Benedict of Nurcia

Today we celebrate the memorial of St Benedict, Abbot, Patriarch of Western Monasticism. So it’s good to stop for a while and have a chat with him. Junjun Faithbook: St Benedict, good day and thank you for this opportunity of chatting with you. For the sake of our audience, do you mind introducing yourself? St […]

To become Saints: Our deeper calling

Homily for All Saints’ Day 2011 Today, the universal Church celebrates the solemnity of all the Saints. Historically this practice of honouring the saints started during  and after the persecution of the early Christians.  Because of the many who were martyred then, it was quite difficult to remember all the dates of their martyrdom. Furthermore, […]

A Chat with St Maria Goretti

A Chat with St Maria Goretti Yesterday, we celebrate the memory of St Maria Goretti, a remarkable girl whose simple faith enabled her to gain the crown of being a virgin and a martyr. We are privileged to have her for a brief chat about her life and her faith. JF: Thank you St Maria […]