13 June, Sunday – Walking by Faith and not by sight

11th Sunday in Ordinary Time Eze 17:22-242 Cor 5:6-10Mk 4:26-34 And when the crop is ready, he loses no time: he starts to reap because the harvest has come I have had people ask me why I continue to be a Catholic, in light of what has happened to the Church in recent years. These... 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 →

2 January, Saturday – Staying Faithful

Jan 2 -- Sts Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen, bishops, doctors Basil the Great (329-379) was a noble by birth. His parents and four of his nine siblings were canonized, including St. Gregory of Nyssa. He was the grandson of St. Marcina the Elder. As a youth, he was noted for organizing famine relief, and... Continue Reading →

1 January, Friday – O Happy Day

Jan 1 – Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God The Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God is celebrated on Jan 1, the Octave Day of Christmas (i.e. 8th day after Christmas). It is a celebration of Mary’s motherhood of Jesus. The title “Mother of God” is a western derivation from the Greek term ‘theotokos’, the... Continue Reading →

8 December, Tuesday — Co-operating with God

Dec 8 – Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary On this and the following eight days, the Church celebrates, with particular solemnity, the immaculate conception of the ever-blessed Virgin Mary who, from all eternity, was chosen to be the daughter of the heavenly Father, the spouse of the Holy Ghost, the... Continue Reading →

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