8 August, Sunday — The Ultimate Superfood

19th Sunday in Ordinary Time 1 Kgs 19:4-8Eph 4:30-5:2Jn 6:41-51 “I am the living bread which has come down from heaven” In Chinese culture, it is common to greet one another with the question, “Have you eaten?” in place of “How are you?” It may appear odd for those new to this customary greeting. But... Continue Reading →

7 May, Friday – His Greatest Commandment

Friday of the 5th Week of Eastertide Acts 15:22-31Jn 15:12-17 “What I command you is to love one another.” While this is a familiar scripture passage which I have come across countless times, what struck me as I reflected upon today’s gospel is verse 16 “You did not choose me, but I chose you …” Prior... Continue Reading →

1 April, Thursday – The Anointed One!

Maundy Thursday – Chrism Mass Isa 61:1-3,6,8-9Apo 1:5-8Lk 4:16-21 “...he has anointed me.” In preparing for today’s reflection, I did some searching, literally online, and then some soul searching too! I asked myself what does it mean to be the anointed one? I knew of course that our Lord Jesus Christ is THE anointed one... Continue Reading →

1 April, Thursday — God has my back!

Maundy Thursday – Mass of The Lord’s Supper Exo 12:1-8,11-141 Cor 11:23-26Jn 13:1-15 Jesus knew that the Father had put everything into his hands, and that he had come from God and was returning to God..."At the moment you do not know what I am doing, but later you will understand.” How easy it is... Continue Reading →

24 April, Friday – His Love

24 Apr – Memorial for St. Fidelis of Sigmaringen, priest & martyr St. Fidelis Sigmaringen (1577-1622) was a lawyer and teacher of philosophy. Disgusted by the greed, corruption, and lack of interest in justice by his fellow lawyers, Mark Rey abandoned the law, became a priest and a Franciscan friar with his brother George. He... Continue Reading →

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