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Octave of Easter: Friday 26th April, 2019

DGeMs- Daily Gospel eMessage Dear Friend in the Lord, Breakfast with Jesus: In today’s Gospel, Jesus the Risen Lord, cooked breakfast for Peter and his apostles at the shore.  Everyone was awestruck and filled with deep joy of seeing Jesus alive.  Do we also feel blessed to have the gift of the faith in Jesus…

Octave of Easter:Thursday 25th April, 2019

DGeMs- Daily Gospel eMessage Dear Friend in the Lord, Risen Christ: In today’s Gospel, Jesus the Risen Lord appears to His apostles in a spiritual form that is recognizable.  Jesus shows them the wounds of His Crucifixion.  What “scars and wounds” do we have to show our fidelity and courage of loving Jesus and witnessing…

Octave of Easter: Wednesday 24th April, 2019

DGeMs- Daily Gospel eMessage Dear Friend in the Lord, Road to Emmaus: In today’s Gospel episode the two disciples were downcast at the death of Jesus.  They were reawakened and ablazed with God’s Love when they recognised the Risen Lord.  Ponder on the reality that the Spirit of the Risen Christ is truly present within…

Octave of Easter: Tuesday 23rd April, 2019

DGeMs- Daily Gospel eMessage Dear Friend in the Lord, Jesus’ Personal Love: In today’s Gospel, Jesus the Risen Lord calls out to Mary by her name, and she immediately recognizes Jesus’ voice. Jesus’ love for each of us is very personal and intimate.  He is patiently forgiving, compassionately consoling, and lovingly endearing in all our needs. …

Octave of Easter: Monday 22nd April, 2019

DGeMs- Daily Gospel eMessage Dear Friend in the Lord, Destroying Truth: In today’s Gospel, when the Jewish authorities discovered that Jesus has risen, they bribed the guards to lie that the apostles had stolen Jesus’ body in the night when they were asleep.  Evil schemes will never triumph, they only perpetuate greater destruction; only the…

Easter Sunday 21st April, 2019

DGeMs- Daily Gospel eMessage Dear Friend in the Lord, Easter Sunday: In today’s Gospel, Jesus is Risen!  The great joy of discovering that Jesus has destroyed the darkness of sin and death. Ponder on the contrast of: a death that promises eternal happiness with God and one that plunges us into a bottomless abyss. Fr Philip…

Easter Saturday 20th April, 2019

DGeMs- Daily Gospel eMessage Dear Friend in the Lord, Tomb’s Day: Let us spend today in solemn silence.  Ponder on the Death of Jesus the Messiah.  He had done immense Good, showed unconditional Love and served Selflessly to the point of laying down His Life; for our sake and Salvation.  He now lies in a…

Good Friday 19th April, 2019

DGeMs- Daily Gospel eMessage Dear Friend in the Lord, Good Friday: In today’s Gospel, Jesus embraces His most cruel torments that threatened to kill Him even before He is Crucified.  The Romans have “perfected” their evil forms of torture that inflict the most painful and prolonged suffering before the criminal dies.  Do we treat people…

Holy Week: Thursday 18th April, 2019

DGeMs- Daily Gospel eMessage Dear Friend in the Lord, Washing of the Feet: In today’s Gospel, during the Last Supper Jesus got up and washed the feet of His apostles.  Being Master and Lord, he showed His disciple that a “True Master” is one that serves with great humility, and even be willing to die…

Holy Week: Wednesday 17th April, 2019

DGeMs- Daily Gospel eMessage Dear Friend in the Lord, Betrayal of Jesus: In today’s Gospel, Jesus, with deep sadness, reveals that one of His Twelve apostles is going to betray Him.  The eleven apostles were shocked to hear this.  However, Judas has already made up his mind to betray Jesus.  Let us pray for the…