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Charity perfects our human laws

WE NEED to see to it that our observance of our human laws is not guided only by our human understanding of these laws...

The sense of solidarity

WE NEED to develop a good sense of solidarity. It is that awareness of our duty that we are meant to be with everybody...

Purifying our popular piety

THIS, of course, will be a continuing, endless task. We first of all should be most thankful that in spite of the many secularizing...

Universal apostolate

LET US ALWAYS keep in mind that mandate Christ gave to his apostles before he ascended into heaven. “Go and make disciples of all...

Self-giving vs self-indulgence

WITH the way things are nowadays, we need to be keen in distinguishing between real self-giving and a fake one that masks what actually...

Users and lovers

IT’S OFTEN said that we should never be users of people, but lovers only. We should avoid using people as objects, tools and instruments....

Explore, adapt, innovate

WHILE we may have our own particular niche in life that is fit to our personal condition and circumstances, we have to realize that...

Loyalty, yes, but tribalism, no

WE HAVE to learn to distinguish between the two. They can look the same, but one is good and the other bad. Yes, we...

Every moment an encounter with God

WE need to be most aware that every moment and situation can and should be an encounter with God. And this is no gratuitous...

Let’s beam with hope

LET’S try our best to be men and women of hope, of real, great and abiding hope, which means that we have a clear...

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