The Catholic Church and the death penalty today

Capital punishment is growingly considered in contemporary society as a crime against the inalienable right to life of every individual. Certainly, the number of countries that still have the death penalty in their penal codes is diminishing: about fifty today...

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The quality of life in religious life

It is my purpose to share with you a reflection which I have been doing on religious life during the last few years. I am sharing with you what I have heard and seen in my contacts with men and women religious of different orders and congregations, of different...

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THE YEAR OF CONSECRATED LIFE IN MACAU: SERIES OF LECTURES

The Religious Association of Men & Women in Macau cordially invites you to A Lecture on Quality of Life in Religious Life   By Fr. Felicísimo Martínez, OP The speaker is a well-known theologian and expert on religious life. He is a visiting professor at the...

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OPENING OF YEAR OF CONSECRATED LIFE: A BRIEF REFLECTION

On November 29, 2014 men and women religious of Macau inaugurated the Year of Consecrated Life with the Bishop of the Diocese. The brothers of St. Dominic’s Priory attended and participated actively in the liturgical celebration, which was followed by a simple...

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A PILGRIM’S NOTES: A MEDITATION ON JOY

Every Easter I am greatly 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 suffer...

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A PILGRIM’S NOTES: LET SILENCE TALK

  When I was a student of philosophy, we had a holy and wise Master of Students, Fr. Luis López de las Heras. He gave us a lecture every Saturday morning. One lecture that lingered in my mind for life was his talk on silence, a silence he practiced in his humble...

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INITIATION TO CHRISTOLOGY, CURRENT TRENDS

(On March 27, 2014, Fr. Felicisimo Martínez, OP, pronounced an excellent lecture on “Current Trends in Christology.” The conference was organized by the Faculty of Christian Studies of the University of Saint Joseph, Macau, and it was held in the evening at the main...

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TRUTH, MEANING AND FAITH: HOW TO APPROACH THESE QUESTIONS?

  (On March 7, 2014, the Dominican Center of Institutional Studies, or St. Dominic’s Center of Studies, celebrated solemnly the Feast of St. Thomas Aquinas at St. Paul’s School, Macau. The morning celebration consisted of three parts: lecture, Mass and fraternal...

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