A PILGRIM’S NOTES ON MERCY: God Is Merciful (2)

A PILGRIM’S NOTES ON MERCY: God Is Merciful (2)

Fausto Gomez, OP Greek philosopher Plato says that the best definition of the virtue of justice is a just person. We know the definition of the virtue of mercy as compassion for the needy. It is a good definition but still – like all definitions – a bit cold and... read more

Jesus Today

“Do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Let the day’s own trouble be sufficient for the day”

Inspiration for today

“Do not hold the delusion that your advancement is accomplished by crushing others.” Cicero

Dominican Thoughts

“Arm yourself with prayer rather than a sword; wear humility rather than fine clothes.

Saint Dominic

A PILGRIM’S NOTES ON MERCY: The Virtue Of Mercy

Fausto Gomez, OP On a Friday afternoon Linus tells his friend Charlie Brown of the Peanuts Family: “Have a happy week-end.” The round-headed boy, the kind master of Snoopy answers him: “Thank you.” And in pensive mood asks Linus, the kid with the security blanket:... read more

Priestly Ordination of Bro. Matthew Shing Mang Tun OP

PRIESTLY ORDINATION OF BRO MATTHEW SHING MANG TUN On January 2, at around 9:30 the procession of the ordination to the priesthood of Bro. Matthew Shing Mang Tun, began moving from the entrance of the church of St. Gemme Galgani’s Shwepyiathar, Yagon. The procession... read more

A Pilgrim’s notes: Meaning of “MERRY CHRISTMAS”

A PILGRIM’S NOTES: MEANING OF “MERRY CHRISTMAS” Fausto Gomez, OP May you have a Merry Christmas! What does “Merry Christmas” may mean? As we prepare to celebrate this great solemnity, let me share a few notes on its various and complementary meanings. Christmas is... read more