12 September, Sunday — Out with the pride, in with humility

24th Sunday in Ordinary Time Isa 50:5-9Jas 2:14-18Mk 8:27-35  The Lord is coming to my help, who will dare to condemn me? In today’s first reading from the book of Isaiah, it foretells what Jesus would have to endure during his passion – he who “offered my back to those who struck me, my cheeks... Continue Reading →

18 August, Wednesday – Generosity of God

Wednesday of Week 20 in Ordinary Time Jgs 9:6:15Mt 20:1-16 Why be envious because I am generous? One of the most compelling documentaries I have ever watched, College Behind Bars, offers a glimpse into the lives of prisoners who are also college students. Under the Bard Prison Initiative, a select number of prisoners are taught... Continue Reading →

18 March, Thursday — Being Headstrong

Thursday of the 4th Week of Lent Exo 32:7-14 Jn 5:31-47 “I can see how headstrong these people are!” As part of this year’s Catholic200SG celebrations, the ministries in CSC have been asked to take up one intercession slot each month, up to October, when we will do a month of rosaries. As the facilitator... Continue Reading →

5 September, Saturday — Pride and Purpose

Sep 5 – Feast of St. Teresa of Calcutta Mother Mary Teresa Bojaxhiu (born Anjezë Gonxhe Bojaxhiu, 26 August 1910 – 5 September 1997), honoured in the Catholic Church as Saint Teresa of Calcutta, was an Albanian-Indian Roman Catholic nun and missionary. She was born in Skopje (now the capital of North Macedonia), then part of the Kosovo Vilayet of the Ottoman Empire. After living in Skopje for eighteen years, she moved to Ireland and then to India,... Continue Reading →

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