Perspectives

Amid the terror, there is God

By Gina E. Taitano editor@umatuna.org The liberation story for this issue was intended to uncover what it was like to be Catholic during the war. Given...

Let us not lay fallow our gifts

By Gina E. Taitano editor@umatuna.org We feature on our front page a high school teenager who bears the distinction of not only being the first female...

Why is Jerry Sandusky in jail?

the VIEW FROM THE PEW By Tim Rohr This question was posed recently by columnist Benjamin Wilker in Catholic World Report. It’s easy to think...

Relics and religion

By Pale’ Eric, OFM Cap Last Monday’s Gospel described two powerful scenes that help us understand the role of relics in our religion.  The Gospel...

How is it that the Mother of the Lord comes to me?

A Marian pilgrimage reflection By Joni R. Serisola For the U Matuna Si Yu’os This past weekend, my community in the Neocatechumenal Way of Barrigada set out...

It’s high noon for the U.S. bishops

By Tim Rohr While commentators and analysts continue to decipher and parse the full impact of the Supreme Court’s decision on the Affordable Care...

God will have the last word

By Gina E. Taitano editor@umatuna.org In the past few weeks, in addition to the business of putting the paper together, the UMSY team has been...

What needs to happen will happen

By Gina E. Taitano editor@umatuna.org Two months ago if you had asked me what I’d be doing today I would have said that I’d be happily...

Your Real Fear

By Fr. Joel de Los Reyes Mr. Webster defines fear as an unpleasant often strong emotion caused by expectation or awareness of danger. There are...

Healthy heart

Did it ever dawn in your mind that “Healthy Heart” should also mean “Heal-Thy-Heart” ? In a sense there’s a lot of truism in...

Safe Environment

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