4 June, Saturday — Our Lord Jesus Christ is God and His actions are immeasurable

Saturday of the 7th Week of Eastertide Acts 28:16-20,30-31Jn 21:20-25 There are many things that Jesus did; if all were written down, the world itself, I suppose, would not hold all the books that would have to be written. The Ten Commandments in the bible contain the summary of human laws -- commandments meant to... Continue Reading →

30 May, Monday — On Peace

Monday of the 7th Week of Eastertide Acts 19:1-8Jn 16:29-33 “...so that you may find peace in me.” Peace -- something that the world needs right now. Loads of it. One could argue that we are suffering as a result of centuries of strife and wars and that the current generation of world leaders are... Continue Reading →

29 May, Sunday — Saints in the making

7th Sunday of Eastertide Acts 7:55-60Apo 22:12-14,16-17,20Jn 17:20-26 “I have given them the glory you gave to me...” It has been an interesting couple of weeks for me from a ministry perspective -- serving at two retreats a fortnight apart and being blessed to have listened to two priests who, though separated by a significant... Continue Reading →

25 May, Wednesday — Can We Handle the Truth?

May 25 – Memorial for St. Bede the Venerable, Priest and Worker; Memorial for St. Gregory VII, Pope; Memorial for St. Mary Magdalene de Pazzi, Virgin St. Bede (672-735) was born around the time England was finally, completely Christianized. He was raised from age seven in the abbey of Sts. Peter and Paul at Wearmouth-Jarrow, and lived... Continue Reading →

24 May, Tuesday — “I Am Here”

Tuesday of the 6th Week of Easter Acts 16:22-34Jn 16:5-11 But Paul shouted at the top of his voice, “Don’t do yourself any harm; we are all here!”            COVID-19 has really turned our lives on its head. Even though most countries have eased restrictions, life as we know it will not be quite the... Continue Reading →

23 May, Monday — Listening vs Hearing

Monday of the 6th Week of Eastertide Acts 16:11-15Jn 15:26-16:4 “One of these women was called Lydia, a devout woman from the town of Thyatira who was in the purple-dye trade. She listened to us, and the Lord opened her heart to accept what Paul was saying.” I have two young children and my youngest... Continue Reading →

22 May, Sunday — I Will Provide

6th Sunday of Easter Acts 15:1-2,22-29Rev 21:10-14,22-23Jn 14:23-29 “Peace I bequeath to you, my own peace I give you, a peace the world cannot give, this is my gift to you. Do not let your hearts be troubled or afraid.” If there was a word that would describe how this year has been so far,... Continue Reading →

21 May, Saturday – Persecution and Detachment

May 21 – Saint Christopher Magallanes and his Companions St. Cristóbal Magallanes Jara was born in the state of Jalisco in Mexico, in 1869. He was ordained priest at the age of 30, and became parish priest of his home town of Totatiche. He took a special interest in the evangelization of the local indigenous Huichol people... Continue Reading →

20 May, Friday – Expressions of Love

May 20 – Memorial for St. Bernadine of Siena, Priest St. Bernadine (1381-1444) was a Friar Minor, a priest, an itinerant preacher, and a theological writer. His preaching skills were so great and the conversions so numerous, that he has become associated with all areas of speaking, advertising, public relations, etc. Bernadine’s charismatic preaching filled the... Continue Reading →

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