11 March, Saturday — Rejoicing over the Lost and Found

Saturday of the 2nd Week of Lent Mic 7:14-15,18-20Lk 15:1-3,11-32 “...your brother here was dead and has come to life; he was lost and is found.” The prodigal son is one of my favourite parables. It gives us so much hope that even when we have disappointed and offended our Heavenly Father, He is still... Continue Reading →

10 March, Friday — Distorted Views

Friday of the 2nd Week of LentGen 37:3-4,12-13,17-28Mt 21:33-43,45-46 “This is the heir. Come on, let us kill him and take over his inheritance.” Today’s readings have a similar theme. Joseph’s brothers were so jealous of their father’s love for Joseph; they were so distorted with anger, they wanted to kill him. Likewise, in the... Continue Reading →

18 January, Wednesday — Anger Issues

Wednesday of Week 2 in Ordinary Time Heb 7:1-3,15-17Mk 3:1-6 “…grieved to find them obstinate, he looked angrily round at them…” Do you suffer from anger issues? I know I do. Do you understand what anger is and where it comes from? I thought I did but realised that I didn’t truly understand the passion... Continue Reading →

17 January, Tuesday — God’s Promise

17 Jan – Memorial for St. Anthony, abbot Following the death of his parents when he was about 20, St. Anthony (251-356) ensured that his sister completed her education, then sold his house, furniture, and the land he owned, gave the proceeds to the poor, joined the anchorites who lived nearby, and moved into an... Continue Reading →

1 October, Saturday — The End Game

Oct 1 – Feast of St. Thérèse of the Child Jesus, Virgin and Doctor, Patroness of Missions Born to a pious middle-class French family of tradesmen, Francoise-Marie Thérèse Martin (1873–1897) was the daughter of Blessed Louis Martin and Blessed Marie-Azelie Guerin Martin, and all four of her sisters became nuns. Her mother died when Francoise-Marie... Continue Reading →

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