Author: Fr. Roy Cimagala

The narrative of faith

THE word, ‘narrative,’ today has acquired a bad connotation because it now is made to refer to attempts to conform our views according to a preconceived storyline that would already suggest bias and prejudice. It’s like things are scripted and controlled, and as a consequence objectivity is compromised.

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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 vision of our ultimate goal in life and are confident that with God’s grace and our effort we can reach it. Let’s beam with hope and not just keep it inside, if only to give our present troubled world some real glow.

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To a newly ordained priest

ASKED to give the homily at the Thanksgiving Mass of a newly ordained priest, I was wondering what to say to a person who I know must have received a deep and thorough formation for the priesthood.

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Prayer just a placebo?

MANY of the so-called millennials think so. They say that prayer simply serves as a tool to calm them down, relieve them of some worries, but it hardly has any real effect.

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