27 October, Thursday — Get Thee Behind Me, Satan

Thursday of Week 30 in Ordinary Time Eph 6:10-20Luke 13:31-35 Put God's armour on so as to be able to resist the devil's tactics. When I was a child, I liked a hymn called "Put on the armour of Jesus Christ". Now, reading this passage from St Paul's letter to the Ephesians, I realise how closely... Continue Reading →

17 October, Monday — The spark of life

Oct 17 – Memorial for St. Ignatius of Antioch, Bishop and Martyr St. Ignatius (c. 50–107) was a convert from paganism to Christianity. He succeeded Peter as bishop of Antioch, Syria. He served during persecution of Domitian. During the persecution of Trajan, he was ordered to be taken to Rome to be killed by wild... Continue Reading →

30 August, Tuesday — Do you know Him?

Tuesday of Week 22 in Ordinary Time 1 Cor 2:10-16Luke 4:31-37 "I know who you are: the holy one of God." My daughter is just learning about magnets in school. She has a Weighted Assessment next week, and so we have been revising. Or rather, I've been frantically googling and re-teaching her. One concept she has yet to... Continue Reading →

18 June, Saturday — Wilting Lilies

Saturday of Week 11 in Ordinary Time 2 Chr 24:17-25Mt 6:24-34 "Think of the flowers growing in the fields; they have never to work or spin." When my second child was born 5 years ago, I contemplated quitting my job to become a stay at home parent. While my husband was supportive, I personally had reservations,... Continue Reading →

17 June, Friday — Listen to your heart

Friday of Week 11 in Ordinary Time 2 Kgs 11:1-4,9-18,20Mt 6:19-23 "For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also." In today's gospel, Jesus, in his sermon on the Mount, warns us against becoming too caught up in earthly things that we forget about the heavenly treasures that await us. Indeed, the things mentioned... Continue Reading →

27 April, Wednesday — The Gray Area

Wednesday of the 2nd Week of Easter Acts 5:17-26Jn 3:16-21 ...indeed, everybody who does wrong hates the light and avoids it, for fear his actions should be exposed... My family watched the livestream of the Easter Vigil from the Cathedral of the Good Shepherd because my 8-year-old wanted to watch the Liturgy of Light and... Continue Reading →

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