26 December, Sunday — We are family

Dec 26 – Feast of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph We celebrate the Holy Family of Nazareth which is the model for all who fear the Lord and walk in his ways. - the Sunday Missal 1 Sam 1:20-22,24-28 1 Jn 3:1-2,21-24 Lk 2:41-52  Think of the love that the Father has... Continue Reading →

26 June, Saturday — Humble Yourself

Saturday of Week 12 in Ordinary Time Gen 18:1-15Mt:8:5-17 “I will come myself and cure him”  Jesus has so much compassion for all those who come to him asking for help. He will go to great lengths to perform miracles, just so that he could take “our sicknesses away and carry our diseases for us”.... Continue Reading →

25 June, Friday — If You Want To

Friday of Week 12 in Ordinary Time Gen 17:1,9-10,15-22Mt 8:1-4 “If you want to, you can cure me.”  There’s something so humbling in the way the leper asks for help. By simply adding, “if you want to” or “if you are willing”, it is an act of surrender in itself. I find this sentence such... Continue Reading →

3 April, Saturday — We Are Never Abandoned

Holy Saturday -- Fourth Reading Is 54:5-14Ps 30:2,4,5-6,11-12,13 “I did forsake you for a brief moment, but with great love will I take you back.” It’s easy to think that God has abandoned us when trials come our way, or when our prayers are not answered. I don’t think I’ve ever outrightly blamed God or accused... Continue Reading →

24 October, Saturday — God’s Gift To Us

Oct 24 – Memorial for St. Anthony Mary Claret, Bishop St. Anthony Mary Claret (1807–1870) was a weaver and a seminary student with Blessed Francis Coll. He was ordained on 13 June 1835, and became a missionary in Catalonia and the Canary Islands. He directed retreats and founded the Congregation of Missionary Sons of the Immaculate... Continue Reading →

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