Striving for Heroic Virtue

A few weeks ago, in the waning days of this rather unique semester, I decided to impulsively make a short visit at the chaplaincy, foregoing my usually tedious study grinds in the University library. Now I was pleasantly surprised that I arrived just before one of Fr. Chris’s Wednesday afternoon talks. His was a talk on the virtues and in the usual Fr Chris fashion he goes straight into the vast depths of the topic. One of the great goals …

The Eucharist is the bomb g. – Mary Tabaco

I struggle with two things- humility and surrender, but to simply know that I lack in these is not enough. It took me a long time to realise that my ache can only be healed by spiritual food and not fast food. This is what the Eucharist is all about. We are increasingly renewed because Jesus is literally in us through the bread and wine. We have an active responsibility to perfect ourselves because mama always said, “whom more is …

ACTC 2019 Holy Week and Easter Report – Gary J.L.X

We have an awesome and imaginative report from our very own Gary, who is a regular at the Chaplaincy! He is a massive Marvel fan (who is looking to take a break from this to focus on his studies) and has combined this passion with his experiences of Holy Week and Easter. Hope you enjoy it! Overall, April was a great time for someone who’s passionate and willing to become a changed man. His long-term Marvel superhero journey ended, and …

Suffering – The Catholic Life Podcast

Dom is back with a pretty gnarly topic – suffering! What’s the point of it? Is it really a ‘good thing’ and what’s ‘redemptive’ about it? Check the latest episode of The Catholic Life Podcast out to learn more!

How To Decide Where You Should Volunteer Your Time

This post was published first on Catholic Link and written by one of our past students, Winona D’Costa. Another year brings fresh New Year’s Resolution attempts. Back in 2016, I made a resolution to volunteer, but at the time I just didn’t know where I wanted to volunteer. I never felt God instantly calling me to any particular volunteer program. It took a period of long discernment before I chose to volunteer for one year in a hospital volunteering program. …