To become attentive of God’s presence

August 11, 2019 – 19thSunday in Ordinary Time From the Book of Wisdom (18:6-9) The night of the Passover was known beforehand to our fathers, that, with sure knowledge of the oaths in which they put their faith, they might have courage. Your people awaited the salvation of the just and the destruction of their foes. For when you punishedContinue reading To become attentive of God’s presence

Be welcoming, God’s grace and mercy is without borders

August 7, 2019 – Wednesday 18th Week in Ordinary Time From the Gospel of Matthew (15:21-28) At that time Jesus withdrew to the region of Tyre and Sidon. And behold, a Canaanite woman of that district came and called out, “Have pity on me, Lord, Son of David! My daughter is tormented by a demon.”Continue reading Be welcoming, God’s grace and mercy is without borders

It is through prayer and listening that we allow God to transform us

August 6, 2019 – Feast of the Transfiguration of Jesus From the Gospel of Luke (9:28b-36) Jesus took Peter, John, and James  and went up a mountain to pray. While he was praying his face changed in appearance  and his clothing became dazzling white. And behold, two men were conversing with him, Moses and Elijah, Continue reading It is through prayer and listening that we allow God to transform us

Never ignore what is familiar and ordinary because God reveals His grace to us in there

August 2, 2019 – Friday 17th Week in Ordinary Time From the Gospel according to Matthew (13:54-58) Jesus came to his native place and taught the people in their synagogue. They were astonished and said, “Where did this man get such wisdom and mighty deeds? Is he not the carpenter’s son? Is not his motherContinue reading Never ignore what is familiar and ordinary because God reveals His grace to us in there