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Stories by Richard Ho Lung

Published:Thursday | March 23, 2017 | 12:00 AMRichard Ho Lung

As we get away from liberalism, it seems that a morally-minded leader is of the greatest importance in Jamaica today.In the 1960s, there was a total rejection of morality, and, it was considered a superimposition on everyone's freedom. As the...

Published:Thursday | January 26, 2017 | 12:00 AMRichard Ho Lung

In this modern world, the most basic unit of society - the family - is disturbingly endangered, strongly misused, and politically the most misunderstood word next to love. As the world advances in the fields of science, business, law and politics,...

Published:Thursday | January 5, 2017 | 12:00 AMRichard Ho Lung

It's been well over 30 years that Missionaries of the Poor has been going to the prisons. Our Brothers look forward to it; it is mandated by the life of Christ and his commands. "I have come to preach good news to the poor, to set the prisoners free...

Published:Thursday | December 22, 2016 | 12:00 AMRichard Ho Lung

The bridegroom is coming! Drop everything! Leave everything! "Come and follow me," says Jesus. "I am the bridegroom, you are the bride. You know that I love you." Strange words are spoken by the Lord, and it takes many years...

Published:Thursday | October 20, 2016 | 12:00 AMRichard Ho Lung

The brothers and myself are simple men with one simple intention: to be totally committed to the Lord our God, and to do whatever He wills.Who is my neighbour? The stranger beaten, robbed, and left for dead.The parable of the Good Samaritan does not...

Published:Thursday | September 8, 2016 | 12:00 AMRichard Ho Lung

A saint is someone who loves the Lord and serves Him completely and serves his/her neighbours without reserve. A saint is someone surely living on earth filled with God.When Mother Teresa visited Jamaica on July 30, 1986, she was living at Good...

Published:Thursday | August 11, 2016 | 12:00 AMRichard Ho Lung

Who will take care of the poor? Who will take care of those who are sick and abandoned? Why are they sick and abandoned and forgotten? More and more we hear of family members who are gone to New York, Miami or Fort Lauderdale, Toronto or London."I...

Published:Thursday | July 7, 2016 | 12:00 AMRichard Ho Lung

"I was afraid but excited. Jesus made the blind see, the deaf hear, the cripple walk, the leper cleansed. There I was at Naga City, Missionaries of the Poor, Philippines. All around there were all these very people that Jesus loves, and healed, and...

Published:Tuesday | June 14, 2016 | 12:00 AMRichard Ho Lung

What is our daily work? At 8:15 a.m., we go to the centres. We would have had the Daily Sacrifice of the Mass and other prayers. The brothers are totally dedicated to service of the poorest without any financial salary or physical goods. No one owns...

Published:Thursday | May 19, 2016 | 12:00 AMRichard Ho Lung

It was close to 7 p.m., and there was slight drizzle that was consistent for about two hours. It was getting dark driving home from our homeless residence, The Lord's Place at 3 Law Street. On the way back, the streets were lonely and shadowy. One...

Published:Thursday | May 5, 2016 | 12:00 AMRichard Ho Lung

No doubt in my mind, Jamaica is one of the most beautiful countries in the world; the mountains, the hills adjoining one another, the rivers and rivulets, the trees and the beards hang in down touching the waters, the parrots, john crows and the...

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