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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

The Call To Become A Saint

Saints are not special breed of human beings who migrate from heaven to earth in a parachute. They are made here on earth and exported to heaven. Becoming a saint is not a luxury; it is a necessity. Heaven is for saints only and as St. Therese of Lisieux would say, “You cannot be a half saint; you must be a whole saint or no saint at all.”
Cover Choice

Feast of Christ the King and Advent: What Does it Mean?

On November 23rd we celebrate the Feast of Christ the King. It is one of many opportunities the Catholic Liturgical Church year offers to each of us consider the creature which is called time, receive it as a gift and begin to really live differently.
Our Faith

All Saints' Day »

All Saints' Day is a solemn holy day of the Catholic Church celebrated annually on November 1. The day is dedicated to the saints of the Church, that is, all those who have attained heaven. It should not be confused with All Souls' Day, which is observed on November 2, and is dedicated to those who have died and not yet reached heaven.


Catholic Living

Mysteries of the Eucharist »

What really happens to us when we receive Holy Communion? Why do we call the eucharistic presence “real,” and how does it make a difference in our lives? Discover the answers to these and other crucial questions

More Articles: Living

Winning Family

Wealth In Humility »

Reflecting on the goings- on in our world now, and the nature of human beings especially as revealed in the events happening around the world in this special and never to be forgotten Year 2020, I have come to the realization that Man has become proud, proud in a negative way.

Faith & Business

14 Bible Verses Every Catholic Business Owner and Executive Needs To Read »

All too often, business owners and executives look at business as merely a way to earn wealth and miss out on opportunities to become ambassadors of Christ.


Young & Catholic

The Thrill of the Chaste »

The beauty of The Thrill of the Chaste, and indeed, of the Catholic Church’s approach to chastity and love in general, is that it proposes a lifestyle that is both dynamic and practical, both challenging and peaceful. Chastity is the ability to moderate our own sexual desires, and involves much more than simply saying “no” to sex before marriage


Tonic For The Soul

Do you have a real relationship with God? »

Do you have a real relationship with God, or do you just have a religion? Do you know God, or do you just know about God? Do you worry about the smallest things, or do you trust God to help you through even the biggest things? Have you ever considered a relationship with God that has no limits, with a God powerful enough to enable you to think, love, and live differently?


Saint Of The Month

St. Martin de Porres »
Feast Day: November 3
Patron Saint Of: Barbers



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