25 March, Thursday — Exam Smarts

Mar 25 -- The Annunciation of The Lord Isaiah 7:10-14, 8:10Hebrews 10:4-10Luke 1:26-38 ‘I will not put the Lord to the test.’ Assessments, rankings, evaluations, audits, reviews, examinations; our lives are an endless cycle of tests and benchmarking to ensure our professional relevance. Good performers are rewarded with promotions and recognition, which lend to increased... Continue Reading →

1 January, Friday – O Happy Day

Jan 1 – Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God The Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God is celebrated on Jan 1, the Octave Day of Christmas (i.e. 8th day after Christmas). It is a celebration of Mary’s motherhood of Jesus. The title “Mother of God” is a western derivation from the Greek term ‘theotokos’, the... Continue Reading →

8 December, Tuesday — Co-operating with God

Dec 8 – Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary On this and the following eight days, the Church celebrates, with particular solemnity, the immaculate conception of the ever-blessed Virgin Mary who, from all eternity, was chosen to be the daughter of the heavenly Father, the spouse of the Holy Ghost, the... Continue Reading →

29 June, Monday — Rescue

Jun 29 – Solemnity of Sts. Peter and Paul, apostles Peter (c.1–64) was a professional fisherman. He was the brother of St. Andrew the Apostle, the man who led him to Christ. Given the name Simon, he was renamed “Peter” (rock) by Jesus to indicate that Peter would be the rock-like foundation on which the... Continue Reading →

19 June, Friday — Hearts Burdened with Sin but Bursting with Love

Solemnity of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus The devotion to the Sacred Heart (also known as the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, Sacratissimum Cor Iesu in Latin) is one of the most widely practiced and well-known Roman Catholic devotions, taking Jesus Christ′s physical heart as the representation of his divine love for humanity. This devotion is predominantly used in the Roman Catholic Church and... Continue Reading →

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