Believing in the Power of the Word of God

Today we meditate on one of the most amazing passages of the Gospel. It reminds us of the origin of the prayer we say during Mass. Before communion, at the invitation of the priest saying: “Behold the Lamb of God….” we reply: “Lord I am not worthy that you should enter under my roof but…

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Called to Be Witnesses of God’s Miracles

It is sometimes said that to whom much is given, much is expected. Being a Christian is a true grace, and a true blessing, but also a responsibility. As disciples of Christ, we have the responsibility to bear witness to him. It is therefore a matter of translating our experiences of faith with the Risen…

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Discovering the Mystery of the Kingdom of God

During his public ministry, Jesus preached the Kingdom of God through words and actions. To help us reflect and meditate on the different facets of the mystery of the Kingdom, he used parables. In today’s Gospel, two parables are given to us: the parable of the sower and the mustard seed. Jesus Among Us The…

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104th Anniversary of the Apparitions of Our Lady of the Rosary in Fatima, Portugal: A Call to Prayer and Penance!

Photo of Our Lady of Fatima

Our Lady of the Rosary in Fatima The responsorial psalm today says: “The Lord has revealed to the nations his saving power.” These words of the psalmist resonate with today’s feast. While it is true that God’s revelation is totally and definitively achieved in the life of Christ Jesus, the mother Church considers some private…

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The Right Attitude Before God and Men

In today’s Gospel (Luke 18:9-14), there are two attitudes regarding our basic convictions about God and towards others. I will reflect on those two attitudes. The attitude of the Pharisee: The Pharisee begins by giving thanks to God. This is certainly commendable.  However, the reason for his thanksgiving is that he does not consider himself…

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The Whole Town was Gathered at the Door

Dear Brothers and Sisters, St Mark introduces us to the beginning of his Gospel with the public ministry of Jesus.  He gives us a picture of how Christ carries out his mission, which is to proclaim the Good News. Leaving the synagogue, Jesus enters the house of Simon Peter. Jesus was informed of the illness…

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Bearing Witnesses to Christ like John the Baptist

Dear brothers and sisters, this third Sunday of Advent is also called “Gaudet Sunday”, which means “Sunday of Joy”.  The word of God invites us to enter already into the joy of the birth of our Saviour.  The Gospel of St. John on this 3rd Sunday of Advent shares with us the testimony of John…

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