1 December, Thursday — Trust in the Lord

Thursday of the 1st Week of Advent Isa 26:1-6Mt 7:21,24-27 "...and what a fall it had!" I once played with my friends the game called Jenga. Removing the blocks one by one and watching the edifice topple due to the lack of support often brought peals of laughter. The loser of the game is the... Continue Reading →

23 August, Tuesday — Inner cleansing

Aug 23 – Memorial for St. Rose of Lima, virgin A beautiful girl and devoted daughter, Rose (1586-1617) was so devoted to her vow of chastity, she used pepper and lye to ruin her complexion so she would not be attractive. She lived and meditated in a garden, raising vegetables and making embroidered items to... Continue Reading →

21 August, Sunday — Staying faithful

21st Sunday in Ordinary Time Is 66:18-21Heb 12:5-7,11-13Lk 13:22-30 They will proclaim my glory to the nations. Christians are to radiate the love of God to those around us. This can become very difficult because of the challenges that life throws us. I have found it very challenging in these past few days, to handle... Continue Reading →

28 June, Tuesday — Staying Faithful

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.... Continue Reading →

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