Shocking revelation: priests are normal people

By Fr. William Grimm Tokyo: When I was in high school, I had an after-school and summer job delivering medical supplies to infirmaries and clinics in department stores, ships and office buildings in New York City. Over time, I got to know many of the receptionists at those places. Lugging boxes around ‘the concrete jungle’ as…… Continue reading Shocking revelation: priests are normal people

Spiritual AIDS Threatening Our Holiness.

We are certainly very clear about God’s Will, our holiness. In fact, we thought Religious life is the path to holiness. Over the years after the fervent Novitiate period and First Profession we have to admit that the desire to be holy fades for some reason and we get trapped into a routine of practices of…… Continue reading Spiritual AIDS Threatening Our Holiness.

“An Ethics before Ethics”

Emmanuel Levinas had a great impact on the ethical philosophy of recent years. His abiding concern was the primacy of the ethical relation to the other person and his central thesis was that ethics is the first philosophy.[1] In Levinas we encounter an unusual thinker, with his own personal experience[2]. He is outstanding in his…… Continue reading “An Ethics before Ethics”

Saint Thomas Aquinas –The Dumb Ox

Chesterton, G. K. St. Thomas Aquinas: The Dumb Ox.  ISBN13: 9781450516358 Source: Library The Dumb Ox is a biographical sketch of the 13th century Dominican Friar St. Thomas Aquinas. A large focus of the book is to interest modern readers in St. Thomas; it is rather a simple work on the philosopher.  G.K. Chesterton begins…… Continue reading Saint Thomas Aquinas –The Dumb Ox

Spirituality of Guardian Angel

For he will command his angels concerning you to guard you in all your ways (Ps. 91:11) The Lord has blessed every one with an angel to guard one in all his/her way. He is a guardian par excellence, the voice of the one who is crying out within each one of us, it a…… Continue reading Spirituality of Guardian Angel

A TRYST WITH DESTINY

By  Jawaharlal Nehru …”Freedom and power bring responsibility. That responsibility rests upon this Assembly, a sovereign body representing the sovereign people of India. Before the birth of freedom we have endured all the pains of labour and our hearts are heavy with the memory of this sorrow. Some of these pains continue even now”…. A…… Continue reading A TRYST WITH DESTINY

A second chance

  Georgia Tech played the University of California in the 1929 Rose Bowl. In the game a player recovered a fumble, but became confused and ran the wrong way. A teammate tackled him just before he would have scored a touchdown against his own team.  At halftime all of the players went into the dressing…… Continue reading A second chance

A love story: Because U r mine!

One day, I woke early in the morning to watch the sunrise. Ah the beauty of God’s creation is beyond description. As I watched, I praised God for His beautiful work. As I sat there, I felt the Lord’s presence with me. He asked me, “Do you love me?” I answered, “Of course, God! You…… Continue reading A love story: Because U r mine!