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Arnold Van Vugt
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Vugt: Pope Francis is a master in communication
I READ an article about Pope Francis that says this, “When people inside and outside the church think about Francis, words such as mercy, joy, compassion, care for the environment, a church of the poor for the poor, and possibly ...
From 926 days ago
Vugt: Blessed, broken, poured out and shared for the life of the world
THE celebration of the Feast of the Holy Eucharist has undergone an historical development. I got this information from an article I read in the UK magazine The Tablet. According to that article, a Protestant minister had once said: I ...
From 930 days ago
Vugt: Sick and disabled people are the ‘precious treasure of the Church’
POPE Francis called for a Church that is “poor in means and rich in love” as he canonized two shepherd children who had witnessed apparitions of the Virgen Mary in Fatima a century ago, writes Christopher Lamb. In front of a ...
From 933 days ago
Vugt: Listening to the Spirit
THE motto of my column is: The living Spirit. I seriously believe strongly in that Spirit. Pope Francis is confirming this, the number of Catholics who remember that Pope John XXIII opened the Second Vatican Council by praying for a ...
From 937 days ago
Vugt: We have lost the sense that asceticism sets us free
THERE is a phrase, almost a cliché that keeps coming up in spiritual direction, in conversations with friends (if you are lucky enough to have friends with whom you can have such conversations) and even in the confessional: “Be kind ...
From 940 days ago
Vugt: Pope Francis’ exhortation on the family
THERE is confusion and anxiety about the Pope’s statement in his exhortation Amoris Laetitia (The Joy of Love). In a footnote Francis implicitly extends the possibility of receiving absolution in the Sacrament of Reconciliation and permission to receive Communion to ...
From 944 days ago
Vugt: The Beatitudes
THE Gospel of Matthew speaks of the beatitudes. It says there, that Jesus went up the mountains in the hill country bordering the lake of Tiberias. The reason for mentioning a mountain is reminding us of Mount Sinai where Moses ...
From 946 days ago
Vugt: Jesus revealed for us the plan of God
TODAY is the Feast of the Holy Trinity. The Gospel of St. John says: “Yes, God so loved the world that He gave his only Son that whoever believes in Him may not be lost, but have eternal life. God ...
From 951 days ago
Vugt: Unless the grain dies – an irreparable choice
JESUS’ life of preaching is coming to an end. John later finds it difficult to understand how God’s chosen people could remain so blind regarding their Messiah. John ties to search out the meaning of this refusal by using two ...
From 953 days ago
Vugt: Pentecost – the promise of living water and the communication of the Spirit
ON THE Feast of Pentecost we hear the Gospel of St. John say: “On the last and greatest day of the festival, Jesus stood up and proclaimed, “Let anyone who is thirsty come to me; and let the one who ...
From 958 days ago