Daily Reflections

Jesus Christ the King and Judge


By Fr. Maurice Emelu / March 1, 2023 /

Biblical depiction of judgment in the prophecy of Jonah 3:1-10 and Luke 11:29-31 provides us with a powerful idea worth spreading. It is the project of today’s reflection. The message is about God, who is concerned that the sinful people of Nineveh would perish and sends a prophet to warn…

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My Word Shall Do My Will

By Sister Veronica Schueler, F.S.E. / February 28, 2023 /

The Our Father is a prayer that is the exemplar of a word that “shall do my will, achieving the end for which I sent it.” This is because it is a prayer that comes directly from the lips of Jesus and is the only indication that comes from Him…

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Our Oneness with God

By Fr. John Opara / February 27, 2023 /

The mystery of the incarnation, which we celebrate at Christmas, has much significance for us Christians’. One important aspect is the fact that Christ, who is one with the Father and the Holy Spirit (Jn 14:9), takes our human nature and becomes one with us, in order to save us.…

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By Arlene Braganza / February 26, 2023 /

Temptations!! They’re all around us! Just when you go on a diet, all the ads on TV will show nothing but visuals of mouth-watering food! Today is the first Sunday of Lent, a time for fasting and abstinence. Most people I know, myself included, usually give up something for Lent…

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Responding to the Call for Repentance

By Fr. Luke Ijezie / February 25, 2023 /

We are confronted daily with the option to change from old ways to new ways in the face of new realities. The Christian life is a new life and entry into it requires a total turning from the old way of living. This is what repentance means. Jesus begins his…

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Why Do We Fast, and You Do Not See It?

By Nicole Buchholz / February 24, 2023 /

The first reading today is one of those “slap in the face” readings. The prophets of the Old Testament definitely had it rough, but this is one of those times that it was particularly intense. The sarcasm of Isiah just comes through loud and clear! What the Lord is basically…

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The Revelation of Jesus

By Fr. Cyriacus Uzochukwu / February 23, 2023 /

Lenten Season My dear friends, yesterday, we celebrated the beginning of Lenten period known as Ash Wednesday. We were marked with ashes on our foreheads, calling us to repentance and reminding us that we are dust and unto dust we shall return. Lent is a forty-day spiritual journey of prayer,…

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Lent is Here

By Brett and Taylor Akins / February 22, 2023 /

The Season of Lent, as you know, is a very special time of the year. It’s not just a time to give up sweets or avoid meat on Fridays, but rather a time to deepen our devotion to our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ through prayer, fasting, and almsgiving. Prior…

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Created in the “Image and Likeness” of God

By Fr. Marcelo Javier Navarro Muñoz, IVE / February 21, 2023 /

In recent weeks the readings from Mass have provided extensive passages from the book of Genesis. The one that caught my attention again, and obviously (perhaps) more than the rest, was the story of the creation of human beings in the image and likeness of God. My memory took me…

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Evil Spirits Ironically Testify to the Existence of the All-Good God

By Tom Nash / February 20, 2023 /

The problem of evil poses a stumbling block for existing and would-be Christians. How and why would God permit evil? And if He allows it, why believe in such a God? The Catechism of the Catholic Church (CCC) addresses the mystery of iniquity, including how a loving God could permit…

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