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29th Week in Ordinary Time : Tuesday 22nd October 2019

St John Paul II, Pope29th Week in Ordinary Time : Tuesday 22nd October 2019Rom. 5:12,15b, 17-19,20b-21; Ps. 40(39):7-8a,8b-9,10,17; Lk. 12:35-38 (Ps Wk I) The Gospel reading stresses the importance of  keeping alert and ready for whatever is to come our way.  The example given is the alertness expected of a servant who waits on his/her…

29th Week in Ordinary Time : Monday 21st October 2019

Lord, help me to choose you always29th Week in Ordinary Time : Monday 21st October 2019Rom. 4:20-25; (R. Ps.) Lk. 1:69-70,71-72,73-75; Lk. 12:13-21 (Ps Wk I) The Gospel passage describes how Jesus is interrupted in his instruction to the disciples by a man who wants Jesus’ help in acquiring his rightful share in the family…

29th Week in Ordinary Time : Sunday 20th October 2019

29th Sunday in Ordinary Time (C)29th Week in Ordinary Time : Sunday 20th October 2019Rom. 4:20-25; (R. Ps.) Lk. 1:69-70,71-72,73-75; Lk. 12:13-21 (Ps Wk I) “When the Son of Man comes, will he find any faith on earth?” Jesus’ question may generate many different emotions in our human hearts. The power of the Gospel created…

28th Week in Ordinary Time : Saturday 19th October 2019

Ss John de Brebeuf and Isaac Jogues, priests28th Week in Ordinary Time : Saturday 19th October 2019Rom. 4:13,16-18; Ps. 105(104):6-7,8-9,42-43; Lk. 12:8-12 (Ps Wk IV) We too often think of the final judgement as God’s opportunity to condemn us or even to cast great sinners into hell. But from another point of view we may…

28th Week in Ordinary Time : Friday 18th October 2019

ST LUKE, EVANELIST28th Week in Ordinary Time : Friday 18th October 20192 Tim 4:10-17; Ps. 145(144):10-11,12-13,17-18; Lk. 10:1-9 (Ps Wk IV) Today Jesus has stern words for the Pharisees. The tombs honour the prophets but Jesus reminds these leaders of the painful truth that it was their own ancestors who killed these innocent prophets. Legal…

28th Week in Ordinary Time : Thursday 17th October 2019

St. Ignatius of Antioch, an Apostolic Father, bishop and martyr.28th Week in Ordinary Time : Thursday 17th October 2019Rom. 3:21-30a; Ps. 130(129):1-2,3-4,5-7a; Lk. 11:47-54 (Ps Wk IV) Today Jesus has stern words for the Pharisees. The tombs honour the prophets but Jesus reminds these leaders of the painful truth that it was their own ancestors…

28th Week in Ordinary Time : Wednesday 16th October 2019

St Hedwig, religious28th Week in Ordinary Time : Wednesday 16th October 2019Rom. 2:1-11; Ps. 62(61):2-3,6-7,9; Lk. 11:42-46 (Ps Wk IV) As far as GOD is concerned, what is essential is that the. ‘inside’ (heart) be cleansed of greed and wickedness. GOD, our maker, sees the inside and the evil within persons! Alms giving will cleanse…

28th Week in Ordinary Time : Tuesday 15th October 2019

St Teresa of Jesus28th Week in Ordinary Time : Tuesday 15th October 2019Rom. 1:16-25; Ps. 19(18):2-3,4-5; Lk. 11:37-41 (Ps Wk IV) Paul was uncompromising. He insisted that no one could claim that they didn’t know God or the difference between right and wrong. God was plainly evident in creation, if only we see with the…

28th Week in Ordinary Time : Monday 14th October 2019

Lord, help me to be aware of Your Presence around me28th Week in Ordinary Time : Monday 14th October 2019Rom. 1:1-7; Ps. 98(97):1,2-4; Lk. 11:29-32 (Ps Wk IV) People saw Jesus driving out devils and healing people, and were rightfully amazed. But their reactions were incredible — thinking evil of the exorcist and healer! Furthermore,…

28th Week in Ordinary Time :Sunday 13th October 2019

Lord, help me to bring your love to others, without counting the cost28th Week in Ordinary Time :Sunday 13th October 20192 Kgs. 5:14-17; Ps. 98(97):1,2-3ab,3cd-4; 2 Tim. 2:8-13; Lk. 17:11-19 (Ps Wk IV) “God has made known his salvation, has shown his justice to the nations”. These words from the psalm highlights the core message…