All Soul’s Day Trip

November 6, 2013

I thought that I would not have a chance to go for All Soul’s day mass since even All Saint’s day is not a holy day of obligation in China, and there is few Church will offer extra mass besides the super early daily mass… To my great surprise I had a really amazing experience for this year All Soul’s day. I went back with my friend to her rural…

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10.29.13 Daily Reflection

October 29, 2013

It has been a while I did not do daily reflection well. I still think that the mental prayer is always the most difficult prayer to do, since during a lot of time I did not know what I was thinking during the prayer.. When I am busy it is always the first thing I skip.. I can do rosary, even the divine office… but mental prayer is challenging. The…

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City of God Notes: Book IX

October 28, 2013

The difference between the knowledge of angels and the knowledge of demons. The good angels hold cheap all the knowledge of material and temporal matters, which inflates the demons with pride. ( Book IX chapter 22 22) Yesterday I laid on bed when I read this piece. I cannot say how much I was moved by this pieces. I was really into philosophy when I was in college, especially the…

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Amazing pictures: Church in rural China

October 6, 2013

This set of pictures I saw on my friends’s blog.  They are taken by a photographer, Yankang Yang, from Shaanxi, China. He spent 10 years in rural China to record the real life of faith in rural China. In 1289, since the first missionary, Fr. Giovanni da Montecorvino began to bring the Catholicism in China, the stories have never stopped. In the past hundreds of years, Catholicism has gone throw…

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