A Walk & a Chat with the Saints

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 […]

May 3: Feast of Saints Philip and St James, Apostles

In the first reading,  St Paul speaks of the manifestations of Christ after his resurrection. One of these appearances was to James. In the gospel, Jesus tells the apostle Philip, whose feast we celebrate, that whoever sees him, the Son of God, sees the Father. Jesus and the Father are one and Jesus has revealed the […]