30 April, Sunday — “Sparks Joy.”

Good Shepherd Sunday Acts 2:14,36-411 Pet 2:20-25Jn 10:1-10 “I have come so that they may have life and have it to the full.” I will always remember this verse. It was at one of the retreats that I attended when I was serving at St Anne’s Church in the early 2000’s where the Parish Priest... Continue Reading →

28 April, Friday — Showing up

Friday of the 3rd Week of Easter Acts 9:1-20Jn 6:52-59 “Here I am, Lord”. What does it take for someone to change his/her life totally and to offer it up to God as a sacrifice? In the course of serving in various retreats over the past 12-odd years and hearing many, many testimonies, there is... Continue Reading →

27 April, Thursday — Silence of the lambs

Thursday of the 3rd Week of Easter Acts 8:26-40Jn 6:44-51 …like these he never opens his mouth. How many times have we found ourselves in a situation where in order to ‘preserve the peace’, we don’t speak up or offer others our opinions? Or for those of us who work in organisations where ‘groupthink’ rules... Continue Reading →

24 April, Monday – Fountains

24 Apr – Memorial for St. Fidelis of Sigmaringen, priest & martyr St. Fidelis Sigmaringen (1577-1622) was a lawyer and teacher of philosophy. Disgusted by the greed, corruption, and lack of interest in justice by his fellow lawyers, Mark Rey abandoned the law, became a priest and a Franciscan friar with his brother George. He... Continue Reading →

23 April, Sunday — Healing the Soul

3rd Sunday of Easter Acts 2:14,22-231 Pet 1:17-21Lk 24:13-35 “They had recognised Him at the breaking of bread.” The road to Emmaus is an important account of one of the early post-resurrection appearances of Jesus after his crucifixion and the discovery of his empty tomb. More importantly, it describes an encounter whereby Jesus journeyed with... Continue Reading →

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