9 April, Saturday – On Quarrelling

Saturday of the 5th Week of Lent Eze 37:21-28Jn 11:45-56 “Jesus was going to die for the nation, and not only for the nation, but also to gather into one the dispersed children of God.” A few years ago, I was at a church event hosted by a group of women parishioners at my church... Continue Reading →

7 April, Thursday – What’s in a name?

Thursday of the 5th Week of Lent Gen 17:3-9Jn 8:51-59 “You shall no longer be called Abram; your name shall be Abraham...” Every year during Easter, our parish confirms about a dozen adults into the Catholic faith. In the run up to this, they spend 9 months learning about being a Catholic and take on... Continue Reading →

6 April, Wednesday – On Discipleship

Wednesday of the 5th Week of Lent Dan 3:14-20,24-25,28John 8:31-42 “If you make my word your home, you will indeed be my disciples...” The thing about being authentic to something is that at some point, your convictions will be tested. It’s only when you are put under duress that you discover the true nature of... Continue Reading →

5 April, Tuesday — Trust

Tuesday of the 5th Week of Lent Num 21:4-9Jn 8:21-30 “He who sent me is with me, and has not left me to myself,” Trust. We all admit to the importance of this quality in our relationships. From a human point of view, trust is earned and may or may not be associated with love.... Continue Reading →

4 April, Monday — We Are Not Alone

Monday of the 5th Week of Lent Dan 13:1-9,15-17,19-30,33-62Jn 8:12-20 “I am the light of the world; anyone who follows me will not be walking in the dark; he will have the light of life.” Psalm 23: The Lord is my shepherd; there is nothing I shall want.Fresh and green are the pastures where he gives... Continue Reading →

2 April, Saturday — Commitment

Saturday of the 4th Week of Lent Jer 11:18-20Jn 7:40-52 ...for I have committed my cause to you. In any leadership transition, there comes a time when those working directly under the ‘previous regime’ will feel disgruntled or question their value, especially when the new leadership team begins to make whatever changes they deem necessary... Continue Reading →

1 April, Friday — On Justification

Friday of the 4th Week of Lent Wis 2:1,12-22Jn 7:1-2,10,25-30 Let us...since... Today’s first reading smacks of arrogance, impatience and even a ‘know-it-all’ attitude. If this all sounds familiar to some of you, I think you probably know that it exists in many of our ministries and parish communities. We think we know better, and... Continue Reading →

31 March, Thursday — On Stubbornness

Thursday of the 4th Week of Lent Exo 32:7-14Jn 5:31-47 “I can see how headstrong these people are!” I’ve always admired people who are headstrong and stick to their beliefs/guns, without fear of speaking up and going against established thinking. They behave as if they have nothing to lose and either end of getting their... Continue Reading →

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