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Turkish Delight

We arrived in Istanbul on a cool, but sunny Sunday afternoon which felt so completely wonderful after travelling around in the heat of Indochina for several months. 648 more words


The mercy of God in the hands of a priest

Here is a lovely quote from the folks at Daily Gospel Online, taken from the sermons of St. Anthony of Padua.   It was included as the meditation on the healing of a leper by Jesus (Luke 5:12-16).  262 more words

David Cruz-Uribe


Readers who have read my book, “From Illusions to Illumination”, may remember that as a lay-theologian in the States I published an article in “U.S. Catholic” entitled “Pentecostalism is Not the Answer” (p.42).  297 more words

Shrine of St. Francis, San Francisco, CA

A few weeks ago the Quartermaster’s Clan piled into the family conveyance and visited the Bay Area for the weekend. While there, we made a stop at the Shrine of St. 113 more words

Catholic Joy

Saintly Inspirations

“The spirit of humility is sweeter than honey, and those who nourish themselves with this honey produce sweet fruit.”

~ St. Anthony of Padua


Zumarraga...not in Spain but in Samar

Let me start with my own hometown in Samar…Zumarraga.  It is one of the 25 cities and municipalities of my province.  Quaint it may be but it’s home to a friendly population.   336 more words

My Fairy-Tale Day Off

After working as an ESL teacher for five days, I have a day off! During my three-year hiatus from paid labour—in which I laboured hard (but unsuccessfully), hoping to convince others that the meaningful work I was doing deserved to be paid—I rarely took a holiday. 1,748 more words