Posts Tagged ‘Faith’

Jesus’ uplifting presence in the Gospels

“Lord Jesus, open the Scriptures to us: make our hearts burn with love when you speak. Alleluia” (Gospel Acclamation, See Luke 24:32)
Publish date: 2018 - 4 - 15


Jesus, the Master Story-Teller

Of all the parables of Jesus, I find the parable of the laborers in the vineyard particularly intriguing and thought-provoking. The story never fails to elicit strong reactions from its listeners that include disbelief, protest, or even outright anger. But once properly understood, its reward for those who care to really listen is the consolation […]
Publish date: 2017 - 9 - 24


Be steadfast in our faith

We have Jesus' promise that if we persevere and endure trials and sufferings to follow His way, "you will gain your souls" (Gospel reading, Luke 21:19)
Publish date: 2016 - 11 - 13

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Pope Francis: A Church or a Christian who does not give witness is like a dead person who thinks they are alive

(CNA/EWTN News) During his Mass for the feast of Saints Peter and Paul on June 29, Pope Francis called on the Church's new archbishops to be courageous witnesses who are not ashamed of Christ, and who are convinced by what they themselves teach.
Publish date: 2015 - 7 - 3


Live not in your grave

Fifth Sunday of Lent “Those who are in the flesh cannot please God.” (Romans 8:8) Living according to the flesh is like living according to one’s will and desires, focusing on one’s needs rather than others’. When we are so self-centred, we are trapped within our own self, our grave, and we will die. Jesus […]
Publish date: 2014 - 4 - 6


To risk or not to risk

Second Sunday of Lent Lenten season serves as an invitation to us to change. But changes are not always welcome in our comfortable lives. The greatest risk in our faith journey is to not take any risks, and to be too comfortable with the status quo. Yet, only under one condition should these risks be […]
Publish date: 2014 - 3 - 16