TRINITY SUNDAY (B)

TRINITY SUNDAY (B)

We celebrate today the Solemnity of the Most Blessed Trinity, or Trinity Sunday, which is the central mystery of our Christian faith. From the beginning of Christianity, the Trinity is always invoked – very frequently – in prayer. We have just proclaimed the...
ESTABLISHMENT 0F THE DOMINICAN LAY FRATERNITY

ESTABLISHMENT 0F THE DOMINICAN LAY FRATERNITY

“TORCH OF MACAU”      As a Dominican, I would say that I am always instigated by the dream of St. Dominic’s mother before she had him; “a dog jumped from her womb holding a torch and set everything around them on fire”. This kind of vision is not only impressive...
– JOY –

– JOY –

We are celebrating Easter, the joyful day of the Resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ – and of our own coming resurrection. St Paul tells us that “God, who raised up the Lord, will raise us also by his power (1 Cor 6:14; Col 3:1-4), and, in the Second Reading (Col...
THE HOLY FAMILY

THE HOLY FAMILY

We celebrate this last Sunday of the year 2017 the lovely Feast of the Holy Family. The Sacred Readings (Year B) invite us to meditate on the meaning of the Family of Nazareth and on our own family. In the first reading (Gen 15:1-6), God helps Abraham and Sarah to...
PALLIATIVE OR COMFORT CARE

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...