20 October, Tuesday — On-Call Soldiers

Tuesday of Week 29 in Ordinary Time Eph 2:12-22Lk 12:36-38 “See that you are dressed for action and have your lamps lit.” As I was reflecting on today’s readings, I felt a sense of having to be ready — just like a soldier at war. Sometimes, they sleep with their weapons. Someone’s always at watch. It also made… Continue Reading →

17 October, Saturday — Share your story

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 animals…. Continue Reading →

16 October, Friday — Inheritance

Oct 16 – Memorial for St. Hedwig, Religious; Memorial for St. Margaret Mary Alacoque, Virgin St. Hedwig (1174–1243) was the daughter of the Duke of Croatia, and aunt of St. Elizabeth of Hungary. She married Prince Henry I of Silesia and Poland in 1186 at the age of 12, and became the mother of seven. She… Continue Reading →

15 October, Thursday — “His divine power has given us everything we need for a godly life.”

Oct 15 – Memorial for St. Teresa of Jesus, Virgin and Doctor Also known as Teresa of Avila, Teresa of Jesus (1515–1582) was born to the Spanish nobility, the daughter of Don Alonso Sanchez de Cepeda and Dona Beatriz. She grew up reading the lives of the saints, and playing at ‘hermit’ in the garden. Crippled by… Continue Reading →

11 October, Sunday — Offer to God all our plans

28th Sunday in Ordinary Time Isa 25:6-10Phi 4:12-14, 19-20Mt 22:1-44 There is nothing I cannot master with the help of the One who gives me strength This year has been a difficult time for everybody. The uncertainty and disruption which Covid-19 introduced into our lives has uprooted the plans which all of us created. Grandiose… Continue Reading →

10 October, Saturday — Trust in God

Saturday of Week 27 in Ordinary Time Gal 3:22-29Lk 11:27-28 The Lord remembers his covenant forever These past nine months has been hard for everybody. The disruption to all our schedules and routines because of COVID-19 has been something which has affected all industries, and every individual across ages and countries. It is indeed amazing… Continue Reading →


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