19 September, Monday — Stewardship – Showing it

Sep 19 – Memorial for St. Januarius, Bishop and Martyr St. Januarius (d. 305) was arrested on account of his profession of the Christian religion during persecution of Christians. He was cast into the fiery furnace, through which he passed wholly unharmed. On the following day, along with a number of fellow martyrs, he was... Continue Reading →

13 September, Tuesday — Existence

Sep 13 – Memorial for St. John Chrysostom, Bishop and Doctor John’s (347-407) father died when he was young, and he was raised by a very pious mother. It was for his sermons that John earned the title ‘Chrysostom’ (golden-mouthed). They were always on point, they explained the scriptures with clarity, and they sometimes went... Continue Reading →

9 September, Friday — Blinded

Sep 9 – Memorial for St. Peter Claver, Priest St Peter Claver was born in Catalonia and studied at the University of Barcelona. He became a Jesuit; and while he was studying philosophy in Mallorca, the door-keeper of the college, Alfonso Rodríguez, saw that his true vocation was to evangelize the New World, and encouraged... Continue Reading →

30 August, Tuesday — Do you know Him?

Tuesday of Week 22 in Ordinary Time 1 Cor 2:10-16Luke 4:31-37 "I know who you are: the holy one of God." My daughter is just learning about magnets in school. She has a Weighted Assessment next week, and so we have been revising. Or rather, I've been frantically googling and re-teaching her. One concept she has yet to... Continue Reading →

5 July, Tuesday — On Disunity, Part 2

Jul 5 – Memorial for St. Anthony Mary Zaccaria, Priest St. Anthony (1502-1539) studied medicine at Padua, receiving his doctorate at age 22. Working among the poor in Cremona, he felt called to the religious life. He was ordained at age 26; legend says that angels were seen around the altar at his first Mass.... 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 →

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