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Twenty Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

Published on October 1, 2022
Story of poor farmer who lived in the west of Ireland, Paddy, married, piece of land, 6 children. Because of the current situation he found himself unable to pay his electricity bill and heating bill and he had fallen into arrears in his mortgage payments. He had a great personal faith in God, decides to […]

Twenty Sixth Sunday In Ordinary Time

Published on September 24, 2022
In 1950 a committee representing 17 different nations voted Ludwig Albert Schweitzer: “The man of the century”. Two years later, in 1952 Schweitzer was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. He was a theologian, organist, musicologist, writer, humanitarian, philosopher, and Schweitzer has been acclaimed the world over as a multiple genius. But the most remarkable thing […]

Twenty Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Published on September 10, 2022
There’s a short story by Richard Pindell called ‘Somebody’s Boy’. It speaks about a runaway boy, named David sitting by the side of the road writing a letter to his mother. The letter expresses the hope that his old-fashioned father will forgive him and accept him again as his son. In the letter the boy […]

Twenty Third Sunday in Ordinary Time

Published on September 3, 2022
We’ve often heard the old Proverb: ‘The grass always looks greener on the other side of the fence’. This reminds me of the story of the Christian who wanted to change the cross that God had given him – look at the cross that the people of Ukriane are carrying now, just think of the […]

Twenty Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

Published on August 27, 2022
In some of his plays, Shakespeare tells the lives of some English Kings.  One of them was Richard II.  In true life,  he became King when he was very young.  He was powerful and successul; his court was famous for its art and culture,  and people obeyed him.  But one day, everything changed. He lost […]

Twenty First Sunday in Ordinary Time

Published on August 20, 2022
In the Old Testament, we have the beautiful story of Jonathan and David.  They were great friends, Jonathan was the heir to the throne (the son of Saul), but God wanted David to be the next king of Israel. Jonathan could have been hurt,  he could have been envious,  but he was not.  He was […]

Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Published on August 13, 2022
One of the characteristics of any sport is the camaraderie y mutual support that exists between the team. As soon as a fracas, or a brawl flares up you will see every member of the team getting involved some will make the situation worse, others will try to calm the situation by pulling the most […]

Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Published on August 6, 2022
In his book Unfinished Business Halford Luccock, an American Methodist minister, professor at Yale Divinity School New Haven Connecticut, describes a novel about: The man who lost himself. In one scene the hero of the novel trails a man to Paris. He thinks he knows at what hotel the man is staying, but he’s not […]

Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Published on July 23, 2022
The year is 387, the place is a little town on the Italian coast, here we find a mother, speaking to her two adult sons.  She is saying goodbye, because she is dying.  But she is happy, because one of her sons had been searching in darkness for happiness for many years; he had lost […]

Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Published on July 16, 2022
This little story in the gospel today has a way of getting into our hearts. Many people would see this as being very unfair to Martha; after all she was being very hospitable. There are many ways of interpreting this passage and I would like to give you three different interpretations. The first one is […]