4 September, Saturday — Unwrapping the gift of Faith

Saturday of Week 22 in Ordinary Time Col 1:21-23Lk 6:1-5 ...as long as you persevere and stand firm on the solid base of faith... The times we live in are indeed very uncertain. The media of today constantly reminds us of the challenges which various countries face. Indeed, it is a struggle for each one... Continue Reading →

4 August, Wednesday – Praying with Faith

Aug 4 – Memorial for St. John Mary Vianney, priest In his youth, John Mary Vianney (1786-1859) taught other children their prayers and catechism. As a priest, was assigned to a parish which suffered from very lax attendance. He began visiting his parishioners, especially the sick and poor, spent days in prayer before the Blessed... Continue Reading →

28 June, Monday – The joy of the Holy Spirit

Jun 28 – St. Irenaeus, bishop, martyr Irenaeus (c.130–202) was a disciple of St. Polycarp of Smyrna. He was ordained in 177. He was Bishop of Lugdunum, Gaul (modern Lyons, France). He worked and wrote against Gnosticism, basing his arguments on the works of St. John the Apostle, whose gospel is often cited by Gnostics. He... Continue Reading →

27 June, Sunday – Faith in God

13th Sunday in Ordinary Time Wis 1:13-15,2:23-242 Cor 8:7,9,13-15Mk 5:21-43 I will praise you, Lord, you have rescued me. The past one and a half year has been a whirlwind of events. The pandemic has brought about tremendous challenges to my faith, and it has been a difficult period time. The change in lifestyle was... Continue Reading →

6 June, Sunday – Love Is The Answer

June 6 – Corpus Christi Feast celebrated in honour of the Body of Christ in the Blessed Sacrament and in commemoration of the institution of the Blessed Sacrament. It was established in 1246, at the suggestion of Saint Juliana of Mont Cornillon, by Bishop Robert de Thorete of Liege, where the first celebration was held... Continue Reading →

27 April, Tuesday – Knowing God

Tuesday of the 4th Week of Eastertide Acts 11:19-26Jn 10:22-30 "I know them and they follow me." How do we know somebody? Is it through the various identification papers which he/she has, or even the occupation in which they are engaged in? Such an approach is what the world adopts but it certainly is not... Continue Reading →

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