1 July, Friday – The Church is for Sinners & the Sick

Friday of Week 13 in Ordinary Time Amo 8:4-6, 9-12 Mt 9:9-13 “...I did not come to call the virtuous, but sinners.” The well and the sick in the gospel are figurative expressions for the righteous and sinners. In today’s gospel context, the Pharisees were included among the former, not on account of their righteousness... Continue Reading →

21 March, Monday — On Healing

Monday of the 3rd Week of Lent 2 Kgs 5:1-15Lk 4:24-30 But his servants approached him and said, 'My father, if the prophet had asked you to do something difficult, would you not have done it? All the more reason, then, when he says to you, ‘"Bathe and you will become clean.”' Lent is a... Continue Reading →

15 November, Monday – Believe in Healing

Nov 15 – Memorial for St. Albert the Great, bishop, religious, doctor St. Albertus (1206-1280) was the son of a military nobleman. A Dominican priest, he taught theology at Colgone and Paris and was the teacher of St. Thomas Aquinas. He was an influential teacher, preacher, and administrator, and became the Bishop of Regensburg. He introduced... Continue Reading →

8 June, Tuesday — Come, Holy Spirit, Come

Tuesday of Week 10 in Ordinary Time 2 Cor 1:18-22Mt 5:13-16 Remember it is God himself who assures us all… marking us with his seal and giving us the pledge, the Spirit, that we carry in our hearts. My son recently ‘attended’ Pentecost Mass online. He was enjoying the children’s liturgy songs and attentively listening... 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 →

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