30 December, Thursday – Prayerful contemplation

6th day within the Octave of Christmas 1 Jn 2:12-17Lk 2:36-40 Meanwhile the child grew to maturity, and he was filled with wisdom; and God’s favour was with him. I often wondered how Jesus’s childhood went by. Was it one which was uneventful, like a typical ordinary child? Did he also struggle with the usual... 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 →

7 October, Wednesday — A Love Letter

Oct 7 – Memorial for Our Lady of the Rosary This day was originally observed as the Feast of Our Lady of Victory. Its date was chosen to commemorate the European victory at the third naval Battle of Lepanto in 1571. This battle marked the high point of Turkish (Muslim) advance on European soil with... Continue Reading →

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