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Ordinary Time 20th Wk : Tuesday 20th August, 2019

DGeMs- Daily Gospel eMessage Dear Friend in the Lord, Riches – Hindrances: It is a blessing to have material and financial riches; and to be gifted with many talents, and good health.  However, in today’s Gospel, Jesus proclaims that unless our minds and hearts are enlightened by God’s Light and our hearts reflect His Love,…

Ordinary Time 20th Wk : Monday 19th August, 2019

DGeMs- Daily Gospel eMessage Dear Friend in the Lord, Faith – Detachment: In today’s Gospel, the good and fervent rich man approached Jesus for advice: “Master, what good deed must I do to possess eternal life?”  He obeyed all the commandments, but was not willing to be detached from his material riches, even for the…

Ordinary Time 20th Wk : Sunday 18th August, 2019

DGeMs- Daily Gospel eMessage Dear Friend in the Lord, Faith – Commitment: Jesus proclaims, “I will bring division!”  This refers to our need to live our faith with single-mindedness and total commitment.  Is our faith in the moral, social, doctrinal teachings of the Church, lived with divided interests and diluted commitment?  What hindrances am I…

Ordinary Time 19th Wk : Saturday 17th August, 2019

DGeMs- Daily Gospel eMessage Dear Friend in the Lord, Children – Innocence: When we gaze and ponder on an infant’s vulnerability, and total dependence on the parent’s and family’s care and love, we are reminded of the grave responsibilities that God has placed in our hands.  The future development of our children not only in…

Ordinary Time 19th Wk : Friday 16th August, 2019

DGeMs- Daily Gospel eMessage Dear Friend in the Lord, Marriage – Challenges: The Church is compassionate towards the suffering in marriages that are painfully divisive and abusive.  In such marriages, the innocent and vulnerable children are the ones who suffer the most.  The pain inflicted on them may last even a life time.  Pray for…

The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary: Thursday 15th August, 2019

DGeMs- Daily Gospel eMessage Dear Friend in the Lord, Mary, Assumed into Heaven: We all know that the penalty of sin is death.  Mary was assumed body and soul into heaven; she was pure, sinless and a perfect Mother and disciple of Jesus, who is our Lord and Saviour.  Ponder on Mary’s very privileged role…

Ordinary Time 19th Wk : Wednesday 14th August, 2019

DGeMs- Daily Gospel eMessage Dear Friend in the Lord, Respect and Compassion: When we face challenges in relationships with people in our family or community, we are called to be compassionate like Jesus and try to win back the person who has strayed.  There will be no peace, if we distant and divide our community…

Ordinary Time 19th Wk : Tuesday 13th August, 2019

DGeMs- Daily Gospel eMessage Dear Friend in the Lord, God’s Kingdom: If we build a personal relationship with Jesus, we will grow in the holiness of God’s Will.  Our attitudes and behavior will be Christ-like – humble, compassionate, selfless in our service, and generous and forgiving in our relationships.  Pray for the wisdom to be…

Ordinary Time 19th Wk : Monday 12th August, 2019

DGeMs- Daily Gospel eMessage Dear Friend in the Lord, Secular Authority: In today’s Gospel, Jesus did not object to the paying of the taxes.  When we live the Gospel with fidelity and commitment, we will become more patriotic citizens.  The values of the Gospel teach us to live more wholesome lives that contribute s invaluably…

Ordinary Time 19th Wk : Sunday 11th August, 2019

DGeMs- Daily Gospel eMessage Dear Friend in the Lord, Securities of life: Ponder on what secure securities that can give us lasting and deep peace and security in our lives.  Will our material wealth, health, power, popularity and people give us such needs?  Jesus in today’s Gospel proclaims that the true “treasures” of our lives…