29 May, Monday — Let us storm heaven with spiritual bouquets of roses to Mother Mary!

May 29 - Mary, Mother of the Church Gen 3:9-15,20Jn 19:25-34 “Behold your son. Behold your mother.” Recently, I mingled with some Christian friends, who told me that they did not see the importance of praying to Our Blessed Mother in their lives; simply praying to the Holy Trinity is enough. While I was praying... Continue Reading →

18 May, Thursday — The Enormity of Faith

18 May -- Ascension of the Lord Acts 1:1-11Eph 1:17-23Mt 28:16-20 “It is not for you to know the times or seasons that the Father has established by His own authority…” I have an irrational aversion towards uncertainty; nobody likes it, but I avoid it like the plague. It is an occupational hazard from the... Continue Reading →

25 February, Saturday — Repentance

Today we welcome Andrew Sia, who grew up Catholic since birth. For him, weekly Sunday mass and Christmas was about spending time in church. Then at age 27, he was asked to convert to become a Baptist in order to marry his Protestant girlfriend. Standing before Mother Mary’s altar in the Church of St Francis... Continue Reading →

14 February, Tuesday — He Listens, He Answers, He Builds.

14 Feb -- Dedication of the Cathedral of the Good Shepherd The Cathedral of the Good Shepherd is the oldest Roman Catholic church in Singapore, built in 1847. It is located in the Museum Planning Area within the Civic District. Bounded by the parallel Queen and Victoria Streets, and Bras Basah Road, the cathedral sits within shaded grounds. Much of its architecture is reminiscent of two famous... Continue Reading →

8 January, Sunday — Seeing

Jan 8 -- Epiphany of the Lord Epiphany, also known as Theophany in Eastern Christian traditions, is a Christian feast day that celebrates the revelation of God incarnate as Jesus Christ. In Western Christianity, the feast commemorates principally (but not solely) the visit of the Magi to the Christ Child, and thus Jesus Christ's physical manifestation to the Gentiles. It is sometimes called Three Kings' Day, and in some traditions celebrated... Continue Reading →

2 March, Wednesday — A Call to Repentance

Ash Wednesday Joel 2:12-182 Cor 5:20-6:2Mt 6:1-6;16-18 'Now, now -- it is the Lord who speaks -- come back to me with all your heart, fasting, weeping, mourning.' Let your hearts be broken, not your garments torn, turn to the Lord your God again...' Yesterday was Shrove Tuesday. The word 'shrove' is taken from the word... Continue Reading →

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