Towards The Provincial Chapter

Towards The Provincial Chapter

Fr. Jarvis Sy Hao melchiorshi@gmail.com Part I From 1 to 19 August, 2017, the historic Royal Convent of Santo Tomas de Avila will once again receive the members of the Provincial Chapter of the Province of Our Lady of the Rosary which will be celebrated in this...

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Jesus Today

“I have given you a model to follow,
so that as I have done for you, you should also do”

Inspiration for today

“We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated..” 

Maya Angelou

Dominican Thoughts

“A man who governs his passions is master of the world. We must either rule them, or be ruled by them. It is better to be the hammer than the anvil.

Saint Dominic

PALLIATIVE OR COMFORT CARE

FAUSTO GOMEZ OP faustogomezb@yahoo.com John, our patient with metastatic cancer, had three possibilities of “treatment”: a lethal injection, aggressive treatment to prolong his dying, and allowing him to die peacefully. Ethically speaking, the first option is utterly...

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The two Articles about “the end of life”

  Article 1: PROLONGING LIFE OR POSTPONING DEATH?   FAUSTO GOMEZ OP faustogomezb@yahoo.com                   John is 48 years old. He is terminally ill with brain cancer – and suffering terribly. His older brother who is a physician has accepted, and...

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On Mrs Mary Isabel Chow

Mrs. MARY ISABEL CHOW was dearly beloved and much appreciated by the Fathers and Brothers of the Dominican Community of Kowloon Tong. She was a good friend and a loyal supporter of our chapel where she worshipped over the course of many decades. As her home is only a...

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Dominic of Guzmán

José Luis de Miguel, OP jldemiguelf@gmail.com *** Dominic of Guzmán “He arrived as fire. He left as light”   Io-Ann Ianotti, O.P.      Dominic was a sensitive person, attentive to the aspirations and distresses of his contemporaries, for whom he was ready to...

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A Pilgrim’s Notes: BIOETHICS FOR EVERYONE

FAUSTO GOMEZ OP faustogomezb@yahoo.com        We read the newspapers and journals of public interest; we watch the news on television or movies; we navigate on the web…, what do we read and see very often? Issues directly connected with biotechnology and biomedicine,...

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