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The Beacon International Magazine is a laity publication on the Catholic faith and the African Church.The Beacon International Magazine has as its primary aim the dissemination of vital Catholic information on doctrine, faith, health and every day life.

Ours is one of the first laity efforts in Catholic publication for local and international markets on the African continent covering diverse areas such as faith, the Church, doctrine, everyday life experiences. The Beacon team is drawn from an enviable group of international writers and commentators who contribute essays and articles on a wide range of issues.

We shall continue to live up to our promise of giving a well packaged magazine to our readers while maintaining the highest level of professionalism, aesthetic values, respect for human dignity and a wholesome representation of the Catholic Faith.

This Edition

Front Page

What A Year

2020 was a year like none before it. We thank God for keeping us safe till now. The world took a turnaround and we ended with a new normal. Nothing is the same as it was. Nothing was spared. Our work, business, lifestyles and worship have been readapted to the new normal.
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The Liturgical Season of Advent

The liturgical season of Advent marks the time of spiritual preparation by the faithful before Christmas. Advent begins on the Sunday closest to the Feast of St. Andrew the Apostle (Nov. 30). It spans four Sundays and four weeks of preparation, although the last week of Advent is usually truncated because of when Christmas falls.
Our Faith

The Importance of Commitment »

We have all been given an immense gift, our Catholic faith. What an amazing privilege to be Catholic and live the Catholic faith with clarity, passion, responsibility, zeal, and joy. Having been given this treasure, we must be passionate and responsible stewards of the Church.

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Catholic Living

A New Year to Give Our Lives More Fully to the Lord »

Christmas has ended -a grace-filled time when we celebrated the birth of Jesus Christ, God-made-man. How grateful we are that God our Father would send his only Son to earth to become one of us. Why would God do such a thing?

More Articles: Living

Winning Family

The Year Ends »

Count your blessings
Name them one by one
Count your blessings
See! What the Lord has done.

That is our song for the Year end 2020.

Faith & Business

7 Financial Habits of Successful Entrepreneurs »

Most of us are familiar with the typical habits of successful people -wake up early, eat breakfast, build a network. But what about the financial habits behind successful entrepreneurs? What are they doing on a daily basis that is making their business successful?

Young & Catholic

Spiritual Development for our Youth »

Most of us youth in today's fast moving world are easily thrown off by difficulties and worries. Some of us use it as an excuse to turn their backs on God and stay away from the Church. They often wonder why they should have to go through all what they are experiencing if God truly loves and cares for them.

Tonic For The Soul

Meditation - The Foundation of Mental Prayer »

If your spiritual life is to develop properly, you must learn how to meditate — the foundation of mental prayer. A great deal can be said about meditation, but we’ll have to limit ourselves to some basic points. I’d like to approach it by sharing something of my own experience.

Saint Of The Month

St. Arnold Janssen »
Feast Day: January 15
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Founder of the Society of the Divine Word. Born in Goch, Germany, on November 5, 1837, Arnold studied at Gaesdonck, Munster, and Bonn. He was ordained in 1861 and served as a parish priest. He also served as a chaplain at an Ursuline convent at Kempen. In 1875, he founded the Society of the Divine Word in a mission house in Steyl, Holland.

Videos Of The Month

Weak Catholics become Protestants, Strong Protestants become Catholic!»

Who was Carlo Acutis?»

Carlo Acutis, an Italian teenager who died in 2006, will be beatified Oct. 10 in Assisi. He has been the subject of interest around the world. So who was Carlo Acutis?

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