Regarding Jesus

How did his own people regard Jesus ? This is a question which has intrigued many. In today’s reading we are presented with an example of such a regard. Jesus challenges the rather narrow view that his townspeople of Nazareth had of God. By showing them about a couple of passages in the Scriptures where God … More Regarding Jesus

Mercy

“…we had to celebrate and rejoice, because this brother of yours was dead and has come to life; he was lost and has been found.” In today’s reading from the Gospel according to St Luke, we are reminded that Mercy and Forgiveness are at the very heart of our relationship with the Father. The parabble … More Mercy

True Riches

” They shall be like a tree planted by water, sending out its roots by the stream. It shall not fear when heat comes, and its leaves shall stay green; in the year of drought it is not anxious, and it does not cease to bear fruit.” In today’s first reading, Prophet Jeremiah speaks of … More True Riches

Charity and Integrity

“Learn to do good; seek justice, rescue the oppressed.” A mosaic has different bits and pieces, and if one or more pieces are empty the art piece wouldn’t be completed. The same can be said to these two virtues: Charity and Integrity. In practicing these virtues, Isaiah tells us: “…though your sins are like scarlet, … More Charity and Integrity

Transfiguration

“This is my Son, the Chosen One. Listen to him.” These words show us that the Transfiguration gave Jesus another affirmation of his Father’s love. In a few weeks time we are reminded again of the Father’s love,”For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him … More Transfiguration

Answering God

Lent is a time of fasting and prayer, of much human work and dedication, so that we may be disposed to let the beat of God’s heart and the rhythm of his spirit take possession of ours. Happy are they who follow the law of the Lord. A law which isn’t easy, the Lord never … More Answering God

Forgiveness

Revenge is a word which we tend to use often, in personal matters such as broken relationships even globally when it comes to war. During such times, we are tempted to continue the conflict and pursue the chain of hate, which lies between one another. Great as the temptation may be, we all know that … More Forgiveness