A close relationship with Christ

A close relationship with Christ through religious consecration By Adolphe Khasa, sx In the conception of Saint Guido Maria Conforti, Religious life implies vowed and apostolic life. These two lives are so tightly bound together that they form a singular excellence.[1] For Saint Guido M. Conforti the combination of the …

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Halloween: A Catholic perspective!

  By Fr. André Semeni Halloween is celebrated every year on October 31, the eve of the solemnity of All Saints. But when we think of Halloween, what pops up to our mind? For a lot of people, Halloween is synonymous with candy, costumes, scary stuff, witches, ghosts and pumpkins. When …

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What a God! What a man! What a faith!

By Angelo Cartelli sx     For Conforti faith is the most sublime gift given by God. In fact it is a “free gift” which enlightens intelligence, comforts hearts and shapes actions.             However, through personal experience Conforti testified that faith involves all our being giving a special shape on …

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The Preferential option for the youth

THE PCP II and THE PREFERENTIAL OPTION FOR THE YOUTH                                                                                                                                                                   By Fr. André “Sabihin” Semeni In the first document of the Federation of Asian Bishops’ Conferences (FABC) in 1970, the Catholic bishops acknowledged that young people constituted over 60 percent of the total population of the Asian continent. …

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Can Saint Guido M. Conforti talk to Filipinos?

By Valentin Shukuru B., SX It recently came to my mind the experience I went through when I arrived here in the Philippines. I had just discovered how to go to my English school and how to come back home alone through public transportation.  Every time I took the train …

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In quest of a smiling man!

By Aime MITENGEZO, sx “I am afraid of People who do not smile”. This is how one of our professors introduced himself to us, some two years ago. It is not a matter of confession, let me say, I am also afraid of people who do not smile, and I might …

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Jesus, the Liberator

Jesus, the Liberator Rejino Santoso, SX. In our Christology class we reflected a lot of Jesus’ question about his identity. As you know, Jesus asks his disciples whom he has called to be with him, “Who do people say that I am?” The disciples answer the question accordingly. Jesus then …

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