16 June, Thursday – Figuring out how to pray  

Thursday of Week 11 in Ordinary Time Ecc 48:1-15Mt 6:7-15 "In your prayers, do not babble as the pagans do, for they think that by using many words they will make themselves heard." I have a constant struggle with prayer, because I have always found it difficult to maintain the balance between praying in a... Continue Reading →

11 May, Wednesday – Fasting and Prayer

Wednesday of the 4th Week of Eastertide Acts 12:24-13:5Jn 12:44-50 So it was that after fasting and prayer they laid their hands on them and sent them off The recent opening up of borders within Singapore has seen a surge in the number of people choosing to leave the country for holidays. There is a... Continue Reading →

16 April, Saturday — Easter Vigil

Dear Readers, The Easter Vigil Mass features a total of nine readings. It is an Oxygen tradition to have a reflection for each of these readings. This Easter, we feature a few of our regular contributors and welcome back Daryl. It is a long read, but we hope you enjoy the reflections and be inspired... Continue Reading →

8 March, Tuesday — Courage to do God’s will

Tuesday of the 1st Week of Lent Is 55:10-11Mt 6:7-15 “…your will be done...” What is God’s will for me? Some days, I feel scared that God’s will for me would mean that I have to make a drastic change in my lifestyle. Being a physically-challenged person means that some things relating to mobility which come naturally to... Continue Reading →

15 May, Saturday — Ask Jesus!

Saturday of the 6th Week of Eastertide Acts 18:23-28Jn 16:23-28 "Until now you have not asked anything in my name.  Ask and you will receive, and so your joy will be complete." As a cradle Catholic, I know the drill. I make the sign of the Cross and intone, “In the name of the Father,... Continue Reading →

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