24 December, Saturday — Me before You : Action

24 December 2 Sam 7:1-5,8-12,14,16Lk 1:67-79 “…for you will go before the Lord to prepare a way for him…” Today’s Gospel shares with us Zechariah’s song of praise of God. Like Mary, two days ago, he too praises the graces that God has bestowed on His people. Zechariah also charts the path for John. If... Continue Reading →

30 May, Monday — On Peace

Monday of the 7th Week of Eastertide Acts 19:1-8Jn 16:29-33 “...so that you may find peace in me.” Peace -- something that the world needs right now. Loads of it. One could argue that we are suffering as a result of centuries of strife and wars and that the current generation of world leaders are... Continue Reading →

24 April, Sunday — Peace be with you

24 Apr – Divine Mercy Sunday The Congregation for Divine Worship decreed in 2003 that “throughout the world, the Second Sunday of Easter will receive the name Divine Mercy Sunday, a perennial invitation to the Christian world to face, with confidence in divine benevolence, the difference and trials that humankind will experience in the years to... Continue Reading →

17 February, Thursday — On Church

17 Feb – Memorial for The Seven Holy Founders of the Order of Servites The Order of the Servants of Mary (Servites) was named the fifth mendicant order by Pope Martin V. It was founded in 1233 by Sts. Alexis Falconieri, Bartholomew degli Amidei, Benedict dell’Antella, Buonfiglio Monaldi, Gherardino Sostegni, Hugh dei Lippi-Uguccioni, and John... Continue Reading →

28 July, Wednesday — Hidden Treasure

Wednesday of Week 17 in Ordinary Time Exo 34:29-35Mt 13:44-46 “…the kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field which someone has found; he hides it again, goes off happy, sells everything he owns and buys the field.” Here’s an interesting parable that Jesus taught about the kingdom of Heaven. Why would Jesus... Continue Reading →

8 July, Thursday – Peace Be With You

Thursday of Week 14 in Ordinary Time Gen 44:18-21,23-29,45:1-5Mt 10:7-15 "…let your peace come back to you." The Gospel for today is a continuation of Christ’s instruction to the apostles. As I reflect on it more, the more we choose to follow Christ, the more it gets harder. Though they have the capacity to cure... Continue Reading →

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