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Twenty Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Published on September 26, 2020
I remember reading a beautiful poem by Robert Frost: “Stopping by woods on a snowy evening”. The last verse is very thought provoking: ‘The woods are lovely dark and deep, but I have promises to keep and miles to go before I sleep and miles to go before I sleep’. It is apparently about the […]

Twenty Fifth Sunday

Published on September 22, 2020
During the great depression, working conditions were very difficult. The men had no contract. They would go to the factory in the morning, and they would hope to get work. If they were lucky, they would be hired, and they would receive a full day’s salary at the end of the day. Sometimes they would […]

Twenty Fourth Sunday

Published on September 22, 2020
Forgiveness is at the heart of the Christian message yet one of the stumbling blocks for many Christians is forgiveness. Impetuosity of Peter draws a clear message from Jesus. There is no limit to forgiveness. Story of two brothers who were after having an almighty row. At bedtime they were still at it and the […]

23rd. Sunday in Ordinary Time

Published on September 5, 2020
The gospel of today presents us with an issue of practical importance: whether and how we ought to engage in fraternal correction. We have all heard of Julius Cesar, he was a great general and a great ruler, but he trusted the wrong people. One day he was going to the Senate and his wife […]

22nd. Sunday in Ordinary Time.

Published on August 29, 2020
Maybe it happened in your life sometime, that you wanted to make someone very happy and you did something for them, maybe a surprise, and they were not happy at all. They may have been very angry with you for what you did. This happens to me all the time. In the gospel today, it […]

21st. Sunday In Ordinary Time.

Published on August 29, 2020
Sometimes when we are watching a film there is a person in the film whom we don’t know who they are or what they are doing. And we are impatient and we want to find out who they are. And someone says to us, be patient and you will see; as the movie goes on, […]

20th. Sunday in Ordinary Time.

Published on August 15, 2020
We all know what a beggar is; a beggar is someone who has to ask for something for nothing they can give nothing in return for what they’re asking for. Maybe we had to beg sometime, I had to beg on one occasion in Chile, I had to beg on the street for five pesos, […]

19th. Sunday In Ordinary Time

Published on August 14, 2020
A new PP was appointed by the Bishop to a parish; but they were not ready to accept him as their new spiritual leader. Installation coincided with the parish picnic, which would take place on an island. Boats ferried people to and fro. In the afternoon PP appeared, climbed aboard one of the boats, one […]

18th. Sunday in Ordinary Time

Published on August 4, 2020
One of the greatest faculties we have is our eyesight, with our eyes we can see where we are going we can read a book, we can look into the eyes of the people we love, that’s why we have the expression you are the apple of my eye, and the way we look at […]

17th. Sunday in Ordinary Time

Published on July 25, 2020
There was a famous American author John Steinbeck who wrote many famous novels, “The Grapes of Wrath”; “Of Mice and Men”, etc. He wrote a beautiful story called the Pearl. The Pearl, which takes place in La Paz, Baja California and it begins with a description of the seemingly ideal family life of a poor […]