12 August, Wednesday — Care or Cure?

Aug 12 – Memorial for St. Jane Frances de Chantal St. Jane married Baron de Chantal. She restored order in the household, which was on the brink of ruin, and brought back prosperity. During her husband’s absence at the court, or with the army, when reproached for her extremely sober manner of dressing, her reply was:... Continue Reading →

5 August, Wednesday – You Are Worthy

Aug 5 – Memorial for Dedication of the Basilica of St. Mary Major in Rome St. Mary Major is one of the four Roman basilicas known as patriarchal cathedrals in memory of the first centres of the Church. This basilica represents the See of Antioch, where Mary is supposed to have spent most of her... Continue Reading →

3 August, Monday — Doubt your doubts

Monday of Week 18 in Ordinary Time Jer 28:1-17 Mt 14:22-36 “Man of little faith...why did you doubt?” I find it sad how some people allow negativity to become a pervasive part of their psyche, and live in a constant spiral of issues and seemingly insurmountable challenges. As a result, they end up not making... Continue Reading →

2 August, Sunday — God’s love nourishes

18th Sunday in Ordinary Time Isa 55:1-3Rm 8:35,37-39 Mt 14:13-21 “...those he called he justified, and with those he justified he shared his glory.” Today’s readings revolve around two central themes -- the love of God and food. Both may have been considered as indispensable back in the day, but sadly, today’s culture of instant... Continue Reading →

28 July, Tuesday — Wheat and Weeds

Tuesday of Week 17 in Ordinary Time Jer 14:17-22Mt 13:36-43 "Then the virtuous will shine like the sun" The problem of evil and suffering is one that plagues many people. If there is a God and He is good, some might argue, then He should not allow the presence of evil in the world. Since... Continue Reading →

27 July, Monday — In His Time

Monday of Week 17 in Ordinary Time Jer 13:1-11Mt 13:31-35 "When it has grown it is the biggest shrub of all" Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerburg, Jack Ma. These are some of the best-known names in the world today, synonymous with brands that are a part of almost everyone’s life – Apple, Facebook and Alibaba. Their... Continue Reading →

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