31 March, Friday — Waiting for Godot

Friday of the 5th Week of Lent Jer 20:10-13Jn 10:31-42 …let me witness the vengeance you take on them, for I have committed my cause to you. When I was in my twenties, I broke off an engagement to someone I loved because of enmity with his family. It marked a turning point in my... Continue Reading →

26 March, Sunday — On Lent

5th Sunday of Lent Eze 37:12-14Rm 8:8-11Jn 11:1-45 “..when I open your graves and raise you from your graves… And I shall put my spirit in you, and you will live, and I shall resettle you on your own soil...” Every Lent, I try to fast from anger. In my head, I see myself wandering... Continue Reading →

20 September, Tuesday — Faith in action

Sep 20 – Memorial for St. Andrew Kim Taegon and Companions, Korean Martyrs; Memorial for Sts. Laurent Imbert, Bishop Jacques Chastan, Priest (martyrs of College General, Penang, Malaysia) There are 103 martyrs in this group, consisting of priests, missionaries and lay people who died in the early days of the Church in Korea. Most were... 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 →

6 October, Wednesday — Schadenfreude

Oct 6 – Memorial for St. Bruno, Priest St. Bruno (1030–1101) was educated in Paris and Rheims, France. He was ordained in 1055. He taught theology, and one of his students later became Blessed Pope Urban II. He presided over the cathedral school at Rheims from 1057 to 1075. He criticised the worldliness he saw in... Continue Reading →

3 April, Saturday – Live and Let Live

Holy Saturday -- Third Reading Ex 14:15—15:1 Ex 15:1-2,3-4,5-6,17-18 The cloud was dark, and the night passed without the armies drawing any closer the whole night long. 'Live and let live' was a phrase developed during World War I and popularized during the Christmas Truce of 1914, where troops deliberately abstained from the use of... Continue Reading →

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