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1st Week in Advent : Friday 6th December, 2019

DGeMs- Daily Gospel eMessage Dear Friend in the Lord, Jesus’ Compassion: Wherever Jesus went, He always reached out to those who were suffering – illnesses and crises of all kinds e.g. depressions.  So, when the two blind men approached Him, Jesus willingly cured them.  Do we have Jesus’ compassionate heart or do we “ignore” people’s…

1st Week in Advent : Thursday 5th December, 2019

DGeMs- Daily Gospel eMessage Dear Friend in the Lord, God’s Word: We all hear the Gospel of Jesus proclaimed during Mass. We also have a Bible in our homes.  It is good to ask ourselves, “Do I take God’s Word to heart and try to contemplate on it and pray for the strength to live…

1st Week in Advent : Wednesday 4th December, 2019

DGeMs- Daily Gospel eMessage Dear Friend in the Lord, Jesus “Rewards”: When we give ourselves to God e.g. spending time in prayer, serving His people in need, supporting the poor financially, witnessing the Gospel with courage and humility, Jesus will never fail to bless and “reward” us abundantly; infinitely more than what we expect.  Have…

St Francis Xavier, Priest – Patron of Missions : Tuesday 3rd December, 2019

DGeMs- Daily Gospel eMessage Dear Friend in the Lord, Serving God: St Francis Xavier, the patron saint of missions, brought the Catholic faith to India and East Asia.  He proclaimed the faith with such great passion, that he eventually died from the exhaustion of his service to God’s people, and the unfulfilled dreams of bringing…

1st Week in Advent : Monday 2nd December, 2019

DGeMs- Daily Gospel eMessage Dear Friend in the Lord, “Roman Centurion”: In today’s Gospel, the Roman Centurion’s deep faith in Jesus’ divine power and his great compassion for his servant, moved Jesus to cure his servant.  Is our faith in Jesus and our compassion for others deep, sincere and humble like the centurion?  If so,…

First Sunday of Advent : 1st December, 2019

DGeMs- Daily Gospel eMessage Dear Friend in the Lord, Advent Preparation: As we begin our Advent season of preparation for the Birth of Jesus at Christmas, let us thank God for the opportunities to reflect on our faith more deeply.  Let us also ask God for the graces to be more fully disposed towards loving…

St Andrew, Apostle : Saturday 30th November, 2019

DGeMs- Daily Gospel eMessage Dear Friend in the Lord, Faith – Openness: In today’s Gospel, Jesus called Simon, Andrew, James and John to follow Him as His Apostles.  They immediately left everything and obeyed Jesus’ call.  Have we felt “called” by God to love, share and serve for His Greater Glory, in spite of the…

Ordinary Time 34th Wk : Friday 29th November, 2019

DGeMs- Daily Gospel eMessage Dear Friend in the Lord, Faith – Fidelity: When there is sincere and deep love for someone, e.g. our family member, we would naturally want to deepen our relationship with that person.  We would also happily make the needed sacrifices and share generously what we have with him/her.  Likewise, ponder on,…

Ordinary Time 34th Wk : Thursday 28th November, 2019

DGeMs- Daily Gospel eMessage Dear Friend in the Lord, Faith – Vigilance: We are tempted to drift in our faith and push God to the background of our lives when things are going well.  Some of us seem to need a “crisis” to wake us up to the reality that our lives are dependent on…

Ordinary Time 34th Wk : Wednesday 27th November, 2019

DGeMs- Daily Gospel eMessage Dear Friend in the Lord, Faith – Perseverance: In today’s Gospel, Jesus cautioned His disciples that they would be persecuted for their faith.  Indeed, other than St John the Evangelist and Judas who betrayed Jesus, the rest of the apostles were martyred for their faith.  Jesus assured them that the Holy…