31 May, Wednesday — His Lowly Servants

May 31 – Feast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary This day is called the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary because on it, Mary visited her cousin Elizabeth, whom, as the angel had told her, God had blessed with a son in her old age. Patron Saint Index Rm 12:9-16Lk 1:39-56 “…my... Continue Reading →

17 May, Wednesday — Timing and Truth

Wednesday of the 6th Week of Easter Acts 17:15,22-18:1Jn 16:12-15 “I still have many things to say to you but they would be too much for you now.” Think of a time when God used you to bring timely words of advice someone. Or maybe an occasion when you wanted to speak, but decided that... Continue Reading →

12 May, Friday — Do what He commands

May 12 – Memorial for Sts. Nereus and Achilleus, Martyrs; Memorial for St. Pancras, Martyr Sts. Nereus and Achilleus (d. 98) were soldiers in the imperial Roman army, and members of the Praetorian Guard. They were converts to Christianity and baptized by St. Peter the Apostle. They were exiled for their faith, suffered with St.... Continue Reading →

6 May, Saturday — Show Me the Money!

Saturday of the 4th Week of Easter Acts 13:44-52Jn 14:7-14 ‘Philip said, “Lord let us see the Father and then we shall be satisfied.” Of course, Philip is right! Philip is Cuba Gooding Jr in the film Jerry Maguire; hips gyrating as he makes Tom Cruise yell that unforgettable phrase over the phone – Show... Continue Reading →

5 May, Friday — We worry…like Thomas

Friday of the 4th Week of Easter Acts 13:26-33Jn 14:1-6 “Do not let your hearts be troubled…” An instruction, yet a gentle one. One that comes before the disciples would be overwhelmed with how Jesus would be tortured and crucified. A promise to return and ‘take’ them with him. Thomas is so real, so human,... Continue Reading →

30 April, Sunday — “Sparks Joy.”

Good Shepherd Sunday Acts 2:14,36-411 Pet 2:20-25Jn 10:1-10 “I have come so that they may have life and have it to the full.” I will always remember this verse. It was at one of the retreats that I attended when I was serving at St Anne’s Church in the early 2000’s where the Parish Priest... Continue Reading →

23 April, Sunday — Healing the Soul

3rd Sunday of Easter Acts 2:14,22-231 Pet 1:17-21Lk 24:13-35 “They had recognised Him at the breaking of bread.” The road to Emmaus is an important account of one of the early post-resurrection appearances of Jesus after his crucifixion and the discovery of his empty tomb. More importantly, it describes an encounter whereby Jesus journeyed with... Continue Reading →

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