“THE WASHING OF THE FEET”

“THE WASHING OF THE FEET”

 What does all this mean to me? The washing of the feet -for an Asian person like me- has always been an important act of the Holy Week, an almost unforgettable and indispensable ritual in the parish of my birth as in the universal Church. I had no idea of European customs or cultural interpretations of everything that the act of “washing” expresses, because in Asia it is “kissing the

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TO BE ONE AMONG MANY

TO BE ONE AMONG MANY

As a missionary belonging to San Luis Beltran Province, am called for a new mission. God sent me four years ago to Vietnam as a new member of the Province of Reina de China. Vietnam is a place ideally dreamt of by our Founders. It is a place where freedom of speech is curtailed, and our apostolic activities are limited and being monitored by authorities of the land. To be

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BEING STRANGE

BEING STRANGE

Yes, in our world and the reality of our environment and the society we live in, we are as a species or weirdos. Our presence “seems” a way of the old normality causes a contrast but a shock to the society in which we live, the coexistence with the young and even more, in Europe. It is true, there are different ways of seeing reality, but what marks life itself

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MY VISION IN LIFE REMAINS

MY VISION IN LIFE REMAINS

Our life is a journey filled with lessons, hardships, heartaches, joys, celebrations, and special moments that will ultimately lead us to our destination, our purpose in life. The road will not always be smooth, in fact, throughout our travel, we will encounter many challenges. Some of these challenges will test our courage, strength, weaknesses, and faith. Along the way, we may stumble upon obstacles that will come between the paths

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MDSR, part of our family’s success.

MDSR, part of our family’s success.

The Missionary Dominican Sisters of the Rosary is a religious congregation with a purpose, helping people who are in need. One of those people they were able to help is my father named Apolonio D. Solis. They were the helping hand and the door to my father’s success in his career. Without them, my father would not have been able to finish his studies and became who he is now.

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DAYS TO REMEMBER

DAYS TO REMEMBER

Coming home is always a joy to anyone, especially when you spent some good years away from family, community, and friends. Excitement crawls instantly and takes you like a whirlwind and even leaves us out of context! Suddenly faces of loved ones, of friends and even places set us adrift. In fact, right on the first day of April, I started thinking how it would be to travel these days.

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DEAR RAMONCITO

DEAR RAMONCITO

When I study about your life I was amazed at how you comforted the natives who need your comfort amidst the hardship that you face. You embrace the mission with all your heart even it includes moments of laughter and tears, works and struggles and by all means, you use your heart in a special way. You share the fruits of your contemplation with the natives by uplifted their dignity

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Prophetic voice of the Catholic bishops of Mozambique

Prophetic voice of the Catholic bishops of Mozambique

Gathered in our first Plenary Session of this year 2021, the Catholic Bishops of Mozambique, with hearts full of sadness, as every Mozambican citizen who identifies with the good of the country; we deplore the tragic situation experienced by the population of Cabo Delgado. We regret the prevailing insecurity among the population in the center of the country and we are unhappy with the food insecurity and hunger that affect

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MY NEW EXPERIENCE

MY NEW EXPERIENCE

From “Bambo Ramon” community, Milange, Mozambique, I want to share a bit of my experience of less than a year. We are an intercultural and intergenerational community made up of five sisters, four in perpetual vows and a junior who is sharing her experience with you. The first thing I did was integration to make good community coexistence possible, knowing that we are all people of values, but also of

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PASTORAL EXPERIENCE IN THE “MATTHEWS HOUSE 25” PROJECT

PASTORAL EXPERIENCE IN THE “MATTHEWS HOUSE 25” PROJECT

This project aims to welcome homeless people who live on the streets, offer a daily meal and guide them to rehabilitation alternatives. The Apostolic Nunciature began this project, but it was co-responsible for different religious Congregations, parishes, and lay people in the Archdiocese. Personal hygiene services are offered daily for all users who present themselves and require this service, in the project’s facilities. They can also enjoy a daily meal

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