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UChristine Watkins

UChristine Watkins, i-MTS, iLCSW, uyisikhulumi nomlobi odumile ongumKatolika, uhlala eCalifornia nomyeni wakhe namadodana amathathu. Owayekade engakholelwa ebukhoneni bukaNkulunkulu obephila ngokuthi uNkulunkulu uphila impilo yesono, waqala impilo yokusebenzela eSontweni lamaKhatholika ngemuva kokuphiliswa okuyisimangaliso kukaJesu ngoMariya, okwamsindisa ekufeni. Ngaphambi kokuba aguqulwe, wadansa ngokomsebenzi neSan Francisco Ballet Company. Namuhla, uneminyaka engama-XNUMX eyisipika njengesikhulumi sama Katolika, umholi we-retreat and parish, umqondisi wezomoya, kanye nomeluleki, iminyaka eyishumi njengomeluleki wosizi wabahlengikazi kanye neshumi njengomqondisi ophilisa ukwelashwa ngemuva kokukhipha isisu. UWatkins uthole iziqu zakhe zeMasters kwiSocial Welfare evela e-University of California eBerkeley, kanye nama-Masters akhe eTheological Studies avela kuJesuit School of Theology eBerkeley. AbakwaWatkins basebenzisana nombukiso othi “Thola Okuningi Ngaphezulu, Thola Indlela Yakho,” kuRadio Maria, futhi wakhiqiza futhi wabamba owakhe umsakazo ku-Shalom World Television. Ungu-CEO nomsunguli we www.QueenofPeaceMedia.com kanye nomlobi wabathengisi abahamba phambili be-Amazon # 1: KWAMADODA NEMARIYA; Amadoda Ayisithupha Awaphumelela Kanjani Empini Eikhulu Kunazo Zonke Yezimpilo Zawo, Iguquliwe: Ukuphunyuka kukaPatricia Sandoval Ezidakamizweni, Ukuswela Ikhaya, Emuva Kwasemuva Kwabazali Abahleliwe, futhi ngeSpanishi ngaphansi kwesihloko, ITRansFIGURADA, OKUGCWELE KABANDLA: Izindaba Eziyisimangaliso Zokwelapha Nokuguqula Ngokuguqukela kukaMariya, UKUXHUMANA NGOKUKHANYA KOMARIYA: Ukubuyiselwa Kwamoya Ngosizo lwezulu kanye nalesi UMARIYA WOKUXHUMANA NGOKUKHANYA KWAMAKHAYA, Futhi ISEXWAYISO: Ubufakazi kanye neziprofetho zokukhanyiswa kwesazelo, echibini www.ChristineWatkins.com, futhi nemininingwane eminingi ngezincwadi zikaChristine ezingezansi, Chofoza lapha.

UMark Mallett

UMark Mallett ungumfundi ongumkhiqizi ongumkhiqizi ongumkhiqizi ongumkhiqizi. Ngo-1993, wamenyelwa kwinkonzo yamaBaptist ngumngane wabo osondelene naye, umKatolika oshonile. Lapho uMark nomkakhe uLea befika, ngokushesha bathintwa bonke Osemncane imibhangqwana kanye nomusa wayo. Enkonzweni, umculo wawumnandi futhi ubumbile; intshumayelo, egcotshwe, efanele, futhi igxile eZwini likaNkulunkulu. Ngemuva kwenkonzo, baphinde bafikelwa yimibhangqwana eminingana. “Sifuna ukunimemela esifundweni sethu sebhayibheli kusasa ebusuku… ngoLwesibili, sinemibhangqwana ebusuku… ngolwesithathu, sinomdlalo we-basketball womndeni ejimini… NgoLwesine wukudumisa nokukhuleka kwethu kusihlwa… NgoLwesihlanu wethu… . ” Lapho elalele, uMark wabona ukuthi lokhu kuyiqiniso kwaba umphakathi wamaKristu, hhayi ngegama nje - hhayi ihora elilodwa nje ngeSonto.

Ngemuva kokubuyela emotweni yabo, uMark wahlala lapho ethule ethukile. "Siyakudinga lokhu," wathi kumkakhe. "Into yokuqala iSonto lokuqala elayenza kwaba ngumphakathi kodwa isifunda sethu asisho lutho. Futhi yebo sine-Eucharist ... kodwa asigcini ngokomoya kodwa futhi social izidalwa. Sidinga Umzimba kaKristu emphakathini futhi! Angisho yini ukuthi uJesu akazange athi, 'Lapho kubuthene khona ababili noma abathathu eGameni Lami, ngikhona lapho phakathi kwabo? ' Futhi 'Bonke bazokwazi kanjani ukuthi ningabafundi bami, uma nithandana? '" Ebambe izinhlungu ezinkulu nokudideka, uMark wengeze wathi: "Mhlawumbe kufanele siqale ukuza lapha .... bese siye eMiseni ngolunye usuku."

Ngalobo busuku njengoba exubha amazinyo, efunda emqondweni wakhe ngezinto zangaphambili zosuku, uMark wezwa ngezwi elihlukile ngaphakathi enhliziyweni yakhe:

Hlala futhi ukhanyise abafowenu…

Wayama, abuke futhi alalele. Izwi liphindaphinde:

Hlala futhi ukhanyise abafowenu…

Ngemuva kwamaviki amabili, uMark wayehleli esihlalweni ebukele Ikhaya LaseRoma elimnandi—Ubufakazi bukaDkt Scott Hahn bokuthi wazimisele kanjani ukuqeda imfundiso yama Katolika ... kodwa wagcina esengumKatolika. Ekupheleni kwevidiyo, izinyembezi zehla ebusweni bukaMark futhi wayazi ukuthi, naye, ekhaya. Ngokuhamba kweminyaka eminingana eyalandela, uMark wazicwilisela kuma-apologetics wamaKatolika, ethandana futhi noMakoti kaKristu, ngenkathi elalela elinye igama eleza ngonyaka olandelayo: "Umculo uyisango lokushumayela ivangeli." Lokho kwaqala inkonzo kaMark's music.

Ngenkathi kuseSuku Lomhlaba Wentsha eToronto, eCanada ngonyaka ka-2002, lapho ayecula khona uMark, uPapa St John Paul II wabizela abasha ngenkonzo yokuprofeta:

Basha abathandekayo, kukithi ukuba abe abalindi wasekuseni omemezela ukuza kwelanga ngubani onguKristu Ovukile! —I-POPE JOHN PAUL II, Umyalezo kaBaba Ongcwele kuNtsha Yomhlaba, I-XVII Usuku lwentsha lwezwe, n. 3; (cf.Is. 21: 11-12)

Cishe iminyaka emine kamuva, uMark waba nesifiso esijulile sokuthandaza ngaphambi kweSakramente Elibusisiwe. Lapho, waba nokuhlangenwe nakho okukhulu lapho iNkosi immeme uqobo ukuthi athathe lolu bizo ukuze abe "ngumlindi" (bheka Ibizelwe Odongeni). Ngaphansi kokunakekelwa ngumqondisi ongokomoya, uMark wabhala ISIVIVINYO SOKUGQIBELA futhi wethula i-blog yakhe, IZwi Manje, okuqhubeka kuze kube namuhla ukuba “ukukhanya” ezizweni kulezi zikhathi zobumnyama. UMark ubuye a umbhali wengoma nge ama-albhamu ayisikhombisa igama lakhe, kanye nentela eya eSt. John Paul II,Isihlabelelo seKarol. ” UMark nomkakhe banezingane eziyisishiyagalombili futhi bahlala eCanada. Bona uphawumallett.com.

Abancane bazikhombisile ukuthi basebenzela iRoma kanye neBandla isipho esikhethekile sikaMoya kaNkulunkulu… angizange ngibe manqikanqika ukubacela ukuba bakhethe ukholo olukhulu nempilo futhi ngibanikeze umsebenzi omuhle kakhulu: abalindi ”ekuqaleni kwenkulungwane entsha yeminyaka. —I-POPE ST. UJOHANE PAUL II, UNovo Millenio Inuente, n. 9

UPeter Bannister

Wazalelwa eLondon kodwa uhlala eFrance kusukela ngo-1994, uPeter Bannister ungumcwaningi emkhakheni wesayensi nenkolo, ungumculi oqeqeshiwe, okubandakanya isikhundla sakhe njengo-organist weTaizé, nendoda nobaba. Uneziqu ze-masters e-University of Cambridge (musicology) nase-University of Wales (Systematic and Philosophical Theology) futhi ube ngumamukeli wemiklomelo eminingi yezwe neyamazwe omhlaba ngomculo nokwakheka. Iminyaka eminingana, wayeyilungu lethimba locwaningo loMnyango Wezesayensi Nenkolo waseLyon Catholic University futhi engumhleli wesayithi lezemfundo yesiFulentshi, www.sciencesetreligions.com, elixhaswe yiTempleton World Charity Foundation. Umsebenzi wakhe wobufundisi kwezenkolo, ifilosofi, nomculo ushicilelwe yiCambridge University Press, Ashgate neRoutledge; ungumbhali we AKUKHO MQOPHISO WEQINISO: UPapa uFrancis kanye neDelisidi Yakhe Engaxineki.

UDaniel O'Connor

UDaniel O'Connor unguprofesa wefilosofi nenkolo weYunivesithi yaseNew York (SUNY) Community College. Ekuqaleni owayengunjiniyela, uDaniel washintsha imisebenzi waqhubeka nokuthola iziqu zeMasters yakhe eTheology kusuka eNgcwele Apostles College naseSemary eCromwell, CT, futhi njengamanje ungumfundi wobudokotela, usebenza i-PhD yakhe kwiPhilosofi. Ngenkathi uDaniel engowokuqala futhi umKatolika ovelele, uzizwa eyinhloso yakhe empilweni ukukhuthaza izambulo ezithile zangasese: ikakhulukazi isihe Saphezulu njengoba kuvezwa nguJesu kuSt Faustina Kowalska, kanye nentando yaphezulu njengoba kwembulwe nguJesu kwiNceku kaNkulunkulu, Luisa Piccarreta. UDaniel uhlala eNew York nomkakhe nezingane ezine. Iwebhusayithi yakhe siqu itholakala ku- DDSDOConnor.com. Nguye umsunguli we ISIKHUMBUZO SOKUZIPHATHA: Kwizambulo zikaJesu eziya eLuisa Piccarreta futhi UMQONDO WOMLANDO: Umkhosi Wokukhazimula Wokuthula Kwendawo Yonke.