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Jesus, Name Above All Names

By Nicholas Loo I was recently reflecting on the ancient Christological hymn that St Paul quotes in his letter to the Philippians. In the letter, St Paul was extolling the church of Philippi towards the practice of unity through humility, and he points to the supreme humility of Jesus ‘who, being in the form of

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The Name of Jesus

By Gabriel Peters “What a beautiful Name it is What a beautiful Name it is The Name of Jesus Christ my King What a beautiful Name it is Nothing compares to this What a beautiful Name it is The Name of Jesus” – ‘What a Beautiful Name’ by Hillsong Worship What’s so beautiful about the

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Mary, the Woman I Love

By Nicholas Tan Whenever I display my affection for Mother Mary, it is not uncommon for me to receive funny glances and hear remarks like “You need to focus on Jesus!”. However, my devotion to our Blessed Mother is not blind or unfounded, for it was through her that I was brought back into a

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Men of God. Meant for God.

By Jonathan Chua Dear brothers, What does it mean to be a real man? When I was a young boy, I looked to the world for what it meant to be a man. Finding a clear definition of masculinity was an especially difficult one which only led me to superheroes or the ‘perfect’ men in

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SOCL 2019: Reflections on the Father’s Love

By Joseph Fernandez I have never understood God the Father. When people tell me to picture the Father, the first thing I think of is God the Unmoved Mover, a First Cause from which all Creation sprang from, but not a person I can have a relationship with. Funnily enough, I did not have this

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The Vocation of Womanhood

By Ariel Leia See   The Desire to Love and be Loved My dear sisters, have you ever had (or do you still have) this insatiable longing deep within your hearts to love and to be loved?   I know I do. Since I was a little girl, I wished to be chosen, seen and

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The Gift of Music

By Sherilyn Chong   I was watching a video about a priest sharing how he got into learning an instrument. He was explaining that he was not a professional, but an amateur, which in French means, ‘one who loves’.   I first discovered my love for music at the age of six. Obviously, I didn’t

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The Gift of Mercy

By Ryan Paul   “Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful” – Luke 7:36   We are all called to be merciful just as God is merciful to us. The Greek word for mercy is Eleeo; it means to have compassion and patience for those who are suffering. The concern for the physical, emotional, and spiritual

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The Gift of Encouragement

By Justyn Goh   Recently, I watched one of C.S Lewis’ cinematic creations of the Chronicles of Narnia. After watching the movie, it left me with a deep and penetrating ‘good’ feeling. I was intrigued by the stirring within me and felt greatly encouraged. Witnessing the countless number of trials the Narnians faced against the

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Unpacking the Deepest Desire of Our Hearts

Date: Saturday, March 2, 2019, Venue: SJI LT 2, 38 Malcolm Rd, Spore 380274 Time:  9.00am – 3.00pm Contribution by way of love offering to cover costs incurred. The Archdiocesan Commission for the Family is organising a session on St John Paul II’s document, Theology of The Body, which will be held on 2nd March

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