12 October, Tuesday – Wisdom

Tuesday of Week 28 in Ordinary Time Rm 1:16-25Lk 11:37-41 The more they called themselves philosophers, the more stupid they grew... I’d like to touch on a very real trait that is well-known in Singapore society -- ‘kiasu-ism’. The Hokkien term ‘kiasu’ denotes someone who is afraid to lose and would literally do anything to... Continue Reading →

21 August, Saturday – Titles & Positions

Aug 21 – Memorial for St. Pius X, pope St. Pius X (1835-1914) encouraged frequent Holy Communion. He reformed the liturgy, promoted clear and simple homilies, and brought Gregorian chant back to services. He also reorganised the Roman curia, the administrative elements of the Church, and worked against the modern antagonism of the state against... Continue Reading →

11 May, Tuesday – “I Am Here”

Tuesday of the 6th Week of Eastertide Acts 16:22-34Jn 16:5-11 But Paul shouted...“Don’t do yourself any harm; We are all here!”             We have been in lockdown mode for more than a year now, with no end in sight. Just when we thought things were slowly returning to normal, we read about countries like India,... Continue Reading →

20 April, Tuesday – Waters of Life

Tuesday of the 3rd Week of Eastertide Acts 7:51-8:1Jn 6:30-35 "He who comes to me will never be hungry; he who believes in me will never thirst." What happens when our body is dehydrated? According to research, we can get by a few days without food, but not quite without water. Water is crucial for... Continue Reading →

19 April, Monday – Steadfast and Saved

Monday of the 3rd Week of Eastertide Acts 6:8-15Jn 6:22-29 But they could not withstand the wisdom and the Spirit with which he spoke When my son was 2 years old (a truly impressionable age), he was constantly observing his surroundings, the people around him, and absorbed details like a sponge. It surprised me sometimes... Continue Reading →

18 Apr, Sunday – Out Of Ashes

3rd Sunday of Easter Acts 3:13-15,17-191 Jn 2:1-5Lk 24:35-48 “Thus it is written that the Christ would suffer and rise from the dead on the third day and that repentance, for the forgiveness of sins, would be preached in his name…” We have survived Lent, we have carried our own crosses for 40 days, we... Continue Reading →

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