9 January, Saturday — God’s Moment

Jan 9 -- Saturday after Epiphany Sunday 1 Jn 5:14-21Jn 3:22-30 “He must grow greater, I must grow smaller.”             As a parent, my job is to prepare my son for the life that awaits him. I need to ensure that he is able to read, write, and do arithmetic by the time he goes... Continue Reading →

27 December, Sunday — Extended Family

The Holy Family Sir 3:2-6,12-14Col 3:12-21Lk 2:22-40 Over all these clothes, to keep them together and complete them, put on love.            I gave birth to my second child this year during lockdown in Singapore, and what was meant to be a joyous occasion became quite an unexpected challenge. For starters, our respective families do... Continue Reading →

14 November, Saturday — Persevere in His love

Saturday of Week 32 in Ordinary Time 3 Jn 5-8Lk 18:1-8 “Now will not God see justice done to his chosen ones who cry to him day and night...?”             One of my favourite movies of all time is Shawshank Redemption. There is a scene in the movie about persistence and perseverance -- the protagonist, Andy Dufresne, wants to expand the... Continue Reading →

5 September, Saturday — Pride and Purpose

Sep 5 – Feast of St. Teresa of Calcutta Mother Mary Teresa Bojaxhiu (born Anjezë Gonxhe Bojaxhiu, 26 August 1910 – 5 September 1997), honoured in the Catholic Church as Saint Teresa of Calcutta, was an Albanian-Indian Roman Catholic nun and missionary. She was born in Skopje (now the capital of North Macedonia), then part of the Kosovo Vilayet of the Ottoman Empire. After living in Skopje for eighteen years, she moved to Ireland and then to India,... Continue Reading →

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