INVITATION

INVITATION

We give Thanks to God for His abundant Love upon us! On the coming Sunday, April 24th, 2016 at 11 AM, the Friars of Saint Dominic Convent in Macau joyfully celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of Fr. Dionisio Cabezón García OP and Silver Jubilee of Fr. Jarvis Sy Hao OP in... 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

MERCY PATHWAYS: Comforting The Sick

FAUSTO GOMEZ OP. The Holy Year of Mercy invites Christians to be merciful. Mercy, or compassion for the needy, is a necessary expression of love of neighbor, which includes comforting the suffering. In the heart of the Sermon on the Mount Jesus gives the Second... read more

A PILGRIM’S NOTES: EASTER IS JOY!

FAUSTO GOMEZ OP Every Easter I am joyfully surprised by the attitude of Jesus’ disciples after the Pentecost experience. The first Christians are a happy people. Two qualities adorn their lives: the joy of their faith in the Crucified and Risen Lord and the courage to... read more

A PILGRIM’S NOTES: Christians are Easter People

FAUSTO GOMEZ OP A few days ago, a young man asked me: “What is the real meaning of Easter?” After conversing with him for a while, I went home and wrote a few thoughts on Easter. Let me share these thoughts with you, dear reader. The Resurrection of the Lord is the... read more

MERCY PATHWAYS: Alms-Giving

 FAUSTO GOMEZ OP. The paths of mercy are many. The corporal and spiritual works of mercy are paths of mercy (cf. CCC 2447). Pope Francis in his Bull of Proclamation of the Jubilee of Mercy Misericordiae Vultus, the Face of Mercy (no. 15): “It is my burning desire... read more

MERCY PATHWAYS: Forgiving

FAUSTO GOMEZ OP Pope Francis reminds us often that the Year of Mercy is the Year of Forgiveness, which implies not only individual forgiveness but also social and collective forgiveness. The practice of forgiveness is a very significant pathway of mercy. St. Isidore... read more