31 October, Sunday — What is love?

31st Sunday in Ordinary Time Deu 6:2-6Heb 7:23-28Mk 12:28-34 “You must love your neighbour as yourself.” Is love all about romance portrayed on films? Movies tends to portray love as romance. Think of romantic dinners, romantic vacations, physical and emotional intimacy. Even Disney is not spared. Female characters often have to be portrayed together with... Continue Reading →

27 October, Wednesday — Becoming True Disciples

Wednesday of Week 30 in Ordinary Time Rm 8:26-30Lk 13:22-30                                                                                            “I do not know where you come from” I recently spent some time at a club. Having not been there in a while, I proceeded to the counter and was asked to show my membership card. Having done so, I was allowed to go to... Continue Reading →

26 October, Tuesday — Ultimate Glory

Tuesday of Week 30 in Ordinary Time Rm 8:18-25Lk 13:18-21                                                                                               ...what we suffer in this life can never be compared to the glory… which is waiting for us. My friend, 'B', recently passed away, to my utter shock. I miss my friend dearly. I remember all the times we used to hang out together in... Continue Reading →

25 October, Monday — Be unafraid to be led by the Spirit

Monday of Week 30 in Ordinary Time Rm 8:12-17Lk 13:10-17                                                                                               But the synagogue official was indignant because Jesus had healed on the sabbath... Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the world has been subject to new laws and regulations relating to lockdowns, the number of persons who can dine out together, or even the... Continue Reading →

24 October, Sunday — Enablers or Disablers?

30th Sunday in Ordinary Time Jer 31:7-9Heb 5:1-6Mk 10:46-52                                                                                               ‘Courage’, they said 'get up; he is calling you’ Today’s Gospel talks about the blind man who calls out to Jesus, asking to be healed of his blindness. This particular story talks about unabashed faith; about being unafraid to step up and call out to our... Continue Reading →

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