24 March, Friday – Our Identity

Friday of the 4th Week of Lent Wis 2:1,12-22Jn 7:1-2,10,25-30 “You know me, and you know where I come from? But I have not come of my own accord; he who sent me is true, and him you do not know. I know him, for I come from him, and he sent me.” There will... Continue Reading →

6 March, Monday – The Golden Rule

Monday of the 2nd Week of Lent Dan 9:4-10Lk 6:36-38 "... do not condemn, and you will not be condemned yourselves; grant pardon, and you will be pardoned." Today's readings speak about the golden rule -- to do unto others what you wish for them to do to you. Many times, we wish and pray... Continue Reading →

5 March, Sunday – Grace

2nd Sunday of Lent Gen 12:1-42 Tim 1:8-10Mt 17:1-9 ... not because of anything we ourselves have done but for his own purpose and by his own grace. As we begin the 2nd week of Lent, we are reminded of the grace of God in our readings today. We are once again confronted with the... Continue Reading →

11 December, Sunday — Joy

3rd Sunday of Advent Isa 35:1-6,10Jas 5:7-10Mt 11:2-11 "... yet the least in the kingdom of heaven is greater than he is." Blessed New Year! As we begin the new liturgical year, how wonderful it is to be reminded that we all should be filled with Hope, Peace, Joy & Love as we await the... Continue Reading →

23 July, Saturday — Living Out Our Faith

Jul 23 – Memorial for St. Bridget of Sweden, Religious Coming from a noble yet religious background, St. Bridget (1302-1373) was friend and counsellor to many priests and theologians of her day. As chief lady-in-waiting to Queen Blanche of Namur, she counselled and guided the Queen and King Magnus II. She was harassed by others... Continue Reading →

18 July, Monday — The Greater Sign

Monday of Week 16 in Ordinary Time Mic 6:1-4,6-8Mt 12:38-42 "The only sign it will be given is the sign of the prophet Jonah." In uncertainties, in our sufferings, in our loneliness and in our despair, many times we yearn for a sign, we yearn for hope. In our patience, when we are lost and... Continue Reading →

17 July, Sunday — Trust

16th Sunday in Ordinary Time Gen 18:1-10Col 1:24-28Lk 10:38-42 "you worry and fret about so many things, and yet few are needed, indeed only one." In my reflection today, I found that the recurring theme amongst all the readings was pointing me towards trust. How apt, as in this season, myself and my wife, who... Continue Reading →

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