2nd Week in Ordinary Time (Year B) : Monday, 18th January 2021

Dear Friend in the Lord, Jesus, “New Wine”: In today’s Gospel, Jesus proclaims the need to open our minds and hearts to His Good News of Salvation that have “new” challenges.  Our superficial, routine and lukewarm love for Him will not lead to conversion in our lives.  Ponder on Continue Reading

Second Sunday of Ordinary Time (Year B) : 17th January, 2021

Dear Friend in the Lord, Desires for God: In today’s Gospel episode, the apostles Andrew and Peter were filled with zeal to follow Jesus, and be His disciples.  Do we have deep desires to be Jesus’ disciples in our daily living?  Are these desires challenged by our attachments and Continue Reading

1st Week in Ordinary Time (Year B) : Saturday 16th January, 2021

Dear Friend in the Lord, Sinners, Yet Loved: In today’s Gospel, Jesus witnessed that the Gospel of Salvation is compassionate towards sinners.  He calls Matthew the public tax-collector to be His apostle.  Our true dignity is being a child of God.  While our sins tarnish our relationship with God, Continue Reading

1st Week in Ordinary Time (Year B) : Friday 15th January, 2021

Dear Friend in the Lord, Faith – Miracles: In today’s Gospel, Jesus cured the paralytic because of his great faith in Him.  Ponder on, “Is our faith in Jesus deep and personal; as our Saviour and Lord?  How is Jesus, the Risen Lord part of our daily living, including Continue Reading

1st Week in Ordinary Time (Year B) : Thursday 14th January, 2021

Dear Friend in the Lord, God’s Providence: In today’s Gospel, Jesus moved with Compassion, cured the man who in his great joy shared the Good News with all peoples.  However, even as a large crowd was clamoring for Jesus, God our Father’s Providence for His Son’s Suffering and Death Continue Reading

1st Week in Ordinary Time (Year B) : Wednesday 13th January, 2021

Dear Friend in the Lord, Good News – For All: In today’s Gospel, great crowds were clamouring for Jesus to be cured and freed from their demon possessions.  However, Jesus instructed His disciples to move on to other neighbouring countries as the Good News of Salvation is for all Continue Reading

1st Week in Ordinary Time (Year B) : Tuesday 12th January, 2021

Dear Friend in the Lord, Divine Power: In today’s Gospel, Jesus taught with great Wisdom and expelled demons with His Divine Power.  When we live in the Peace and Joy of Christ, and our love and compassion is Christ-like, we will undoubtedly experience the divine power of Jesus in Continue Reading

The Baptism of the Lord : Sunday 10th January, 2021

Dear Friend in the Lord, Christ-Centred Living: Today’s Gospel episode captures the Baptism of Jesus as the Lord and Saviour of the world.  Our greatest gift is the divine gift of faith in the Good News of Salvation.  The deepest way to live our lives is to be Christ-centred Continue Reading

Saturday after Epiphany : 9th January, 2021

Dear Friend in the Lord, Sin – Faith: In today’s Gospel, John the Baptist continued to proclaim that Jesus is the Messiah who must “grow greater” and he “lesser.”  The Truth of Christ will set us free from our sins of envy, pride and greed for glory, so that Continue Reading

Friday after Epiphany : 8th January, 2021

Dear Friend in the Lord, Jesus – Healing: In today’s Gospel, Jesus heeded the pleadings of the man with skin disease and cured him.  When we have illnesses, including emotional traumas and the darkness of sin, we should likewise plead to Jesus to free us from them.  He never Continue Reading

Thursday after Epiphany : 7th January, 2021

Dear Friend in the Lord, Knowing the Messiah: In today’s Gospel, Jesus proclaimed the fulfillment of the prophets of Holy Scriptures to His villagers at Nazara.  They were astonished at His Wisdom.  If we were to read and reflect on God’s Word, with an open mind, we too would Continue Reading

Wednesday after Epiphany : 6th January, 2021

Dear Friend in the Lord, Knowing Jesus: In today’s Gospel, Jesus walked on water and calmed the stormy sea as He got into His disciples’ boat.  They were dumbfounded by what they witnessed.  Do we know Jesus as our Lord and Saviour personally, so as to be able to Continue Reading

Tuesday after Epiphany : 5th January, 2021

Dear Friend in the Lord, Divine Compassion: In today’s Gospel, Jesus was moved with pity for the crowd who were like “sheep without a shepherd” in their search for the Messiah.  The crowd is like people today; living a secular and materialistic life and lost in the darkness of Continue Reading

Monday after Epiphany : 4th January, 2021

Dear Friend in the Lord, True Hope – Jesus: In today’s Gospel, Jesus settled in Capernaum; and from there began to unveil the Good News of Salvation, through His teachings and miracles.  Jesus is the True Hope of all the darkness and suffering in this world, and the challenges Continue Reading
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