Looking At Ourselves Closer for the Father Sees

June 17, 2020 – Wednesday of the 11th Week in Ordinary Time Click here for the readings (http://www.usccb.org/bible/readings/061720.cfm) Jesus warns us about our narcissistic tendencies. We might not be aware of our tendency to draw other people’s attention to us. Indeed, there is a need for us to purify our every motivation and action soContinue reading Looking At Ourselves Closer for the Father Sees

To offer no resistance to one who is evil?

June 15, 2020 – Monday of the 11th Week in Ordinary Time Click here for the readings (http://www.usccb.org/bible/readings/061520.cfm) Violent, cruel, brutal and merciless are some of the words we could describe on what happened with Naboth the Jezreelite. A man who refused to give up his ancestral heritage was falsely accused, treated with so muchContinue reading To offer no resistance to one who is evil?

Body and Blood of Christ

June 14, 2020 – Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ Click here for the readings (http://www.usccb.org/bible/readings/061420.cfm) If you wish to experience and appreciate the unique culture of other people, try their local cuisine. Aside from their usual cultural sights and sounds, literatures, routine & rituals, exploring the local common & exotic food offersContinue reading Body and Blood of Christ

The Word of God nourishes and challenges us at the same time

June 5, 2020 – Friday 9th Week in Ordinary Time; Memorial of St. Boniface Click here for the readings (http://www.usccb.org/bible/readings/060520.cfm) The Holy Scriptures or the Bible is of great importance and gift to our Christian faith. The Second Letter of Paul to Timothy tells us that the scriptures will give us wisdom that leads to salvation,Continue reading The Word of God nourishes and challenges us at the same time

Look at God, and you will be at rest

May 31, 2020 – Pentecost Sunday Click here for the readings (http://cms.usccb.org/bible/readings/053120-day.cfm) Corrie ten Boom, a Nazi concentration camp Christian survivor of the Holocaust once said, “If you look at the world, you’ll be distressed. If you look within, you’ll be depressed. If you look at God, you’ll be at rest”. Though her words wasContinue reading Look at God, and you will be at rest

Jesus prays for me today, and so I pray for others too

Jesus is about to leave physically in the world. But it does not mean that Jesus will abandon his friends. In fact, Jesus prays for his friends. “I pray for them,” said Jesus. This means that Jesus remembers his friends in his thoughts.

BEING IN THE THOUGHTS OF JESUS ALSO MEANS THAT JESUS MAKES HIS PERSON PRESENT IN THE LIFE OF HIS FRIENDS. IT IS A PROMISE OF FAITHFULNESS AND OF CONSTANT PRESENCE OF GOD IN OUR LIFE, IN EACH OF US.

Today, Jesus reminds us too, that he prays for us and with us. Jesus joins us in our prayer. The Lord is there every time we pray. The Lord makes himself ever present the moment we also dispose ourselves in prayer. We can say this confidently, Jesus prays with me because he remembers me and he is with me.Continue reading Jesus prays for me today, and so I pray for others too