27 February, Monday – Love God, Love People

Monday of the 1st Week of Lent Lev 19:1-2,11-18Mt 25:31-46 But love your neighbour as yourself I often hurry into the season of Lent, bent on setting my heart and mind to practice some form of prayer, fasting and almsgiving. The priest would be preaching during Ash Wednesday mass and my mind would often be... Continue Reading →

19 November, Saturday — DEFCON

Saturday of Week 33 in Ordinary time Apo 11:4-12Lk 20:27-40 Blessed be the LORD, my rock. DEFCON, or Defence Condition, is the classification system for determining the preparedness of an armed force in response to a prevailing threat situation. It is featured regularly in movies, with the action mostly taking place when DEFCON 1, meaning... Continue Reading →

17 June, Friday — Listen to your heart

Friday of Week 11 in Ordinary Time 2 Kgs 11:1-4,9-18,20Mt 6:19-23 "For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also." In today's gospel, Jesus, in his sermon on the Mount, warns us against becoming too caught up in earthly things that we forget about the heavenly treasures that await us. Indeed, the things mentioned... Continue Reading →

11 April, Sunday — Personal Touch

2nd Sunday of Eastertide -- Divine Mercy Sunday Divine Mercy Sunday (also known as the Feast of the Divine Mercy) is celebrated on the Second Sunday of Easter, which concludes the Octave of Easter. The feast day is observed by Roman Catholics as well as some Anglicans.[1] It is originally based on the Catholic devotion to the Divine Mercy that Faustina Kowalska reported as part of her encounter with Jesus, and... Continue Reading →

7 September, Monday — True Repentance

Monday of Week 23 in Ordinary Time 1 Cor 5:1-8Lk 6:6-11 “Get rid of all the old yeast” In conversations I have had with different people recently, I received disgruntled comments about many Christians. What they shared was that they felt many Christians were 'Christians' only on Sundays, while living decidedly non-Christian lives the rest... Continue Reading →

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