Saint Matthew: Apostle, Evangelist : Monday 21st September, 2020

Dear Friend in the Lord, Judgmental – Faith: In today’s Gospel Jesus called Matthew the public tax collector-sinner to be one of His apostles.  He also dined with the other sinners.  Jesus is reminding us not to be judgmental of sinners.  Instead, reach out to them with Christ-like compassion.  Continue Reading

25th Sunday in Ordinary Times : 20th September, 2020

Dear Friend in the Lord, God’s Generous Love: In today’s Gospel, Jesus proclaimed the “Parable of the Landowner” who practiced Justice, and was deeply compassionate and generous towards those workers who were poor and needy.  Ponder on, “God is inviting us to tamper our strict justice with mercy, compassion Continue Reading

24th Week in Ordinary Times : Saturday 19th September, 2020

Dear Friend in the Lord, Faith – Daily Living: In today’s Gospel, Jesus proclaims the “Parable of the Sower.”  We know that the Word of God offers us divine Light, Love and Eternal Life.  Yet, do we open our minds and hearts to ponder, pray and allow its Truth Continue Reading

24th Week in Ordinary Times : Friday 18th September, 2020

Dear Friend in the Lord, Evangelisation: Today’s Gospel episode captures a typical scene of Jesus, His apostles and disciples, including women evangelising the Gospel of Salvation as a community.  As Jesus proclaims the Gospel, He also cures illnesses and expels demons.  Do we witness and evangelise as a community Continue Reading

24th Week in Ordinary Times : Thursday 17th September, 2020

Dear Friend in the Lord, Repentance of Sins: In today’s episode, Jesus accepted the deep sorrow of the woman who was a public sinner and forgave her sins.  Ponder on, “What are the root causes of my sins?”  Ask God for the wisdom and humility the desire to be Continue Reading

24th Week in Ordinary Times : Wednesday 16th September, 2020

Dear Friend in the Lord, Superficial Faith: In today’s Gospel, Jesus reprimands the crowd for their superficial faith that is distracted, divided and directed towards self-destruction.  They take for granted God’s Merciful and Divine Love to save them and shows no interests in God.  Is our faith superficial like Continue Reading

Our Lady of Sorrows : Tuesday 15th September, 2020

Dear Friend in the Lord, Mary’s Sorrows: In today’s Gospel scene, Mary is kneeling at the foot of the Cross of her Son’s Death; which tore her heart.  In Mary’s unconditional love for her Son and all of us her children, she embraces Jesus’ Passion as our Saviour and Continue Reading

Exaltation of the Holy Cross: Monday 14th September, 2020

Dear Friend in the Lord, God’s Mercy: In today’s Gospel, Jesus proclaims to Nicodemus, “For God sent His Son into the world not to judge the world, but so that through Him the world might be saved.”  When we sin and reject God’s Love, only God can reconcile us Continue Reading

24th Sunday in Ordinary Week : 13th September, 2020

Dear Friend in the Lord, Forgiveness – Faith: In today’s Gospel, Jesus proclaimed the need to forgive others seventy-seven times; which is all the time.  This is because God our Father is all merciful and all forgiving.  Are we humble enough to admit our faults, failures and sinfulness and Continue Reading

23rd Week in Ordinary Times : Saturday 12th September, 2020

Dear Friend in the Lord, Faith and Deeds: In today’s Gospel, Jesus reminds His disciples that “listening to His Words of Truth and Salvation” is not complete, until they are lived out in concrete deeds.  Have we spoken about God and virtues to others?  At the same time, are Continue Reading

23rd Week in Ordinary Times : Friday 11th September, 2020

Dear Friend in the Lord, Pride – “Blindness”: In today’s Gospel, Jesus explains that a “blind person cannot lead another blind person, as both will fall in the pit.”  Pride is the main cause of our sin and rejection of God’s Love and others.  Pride makes us ego-centred, selfish Continue Reading

23rd Week in Ordinary Times : Thursday 10th September, 2020

Dear Friend in the Lord, Christ-like Love: In today’s Gospel, Jesus’ proclamation of the Good News of Salvation will only make sense to someone who deeply desires to love God as Jesus has shown and taught.  Pray for the grace to live the Christ-like life that God Wills of Continue Reading

23rd Week in Ordinary Times : Wednesday 9th September, 2020

Dear Friend in the Lord, “Beatitudes” – Faith: In today’s Gospel, Jesus proclaims the “Beatitudes” to His disciples to teach them the wisdom of how they are to love God unconditionally, selflessly and humbly.  Do we have the wisdom also to live the “Beatitudes” daily especially when we face Continue Reading

The Nativity of Mary : Tuesday 8th September, 2020

Dear Friend in the Lord, Mary’s Nativity: In today’s Gospel episode, God’s Providence is clearly for Mary to be the Mother of Jesus our Saviour and Lord.  Also, Mary’s perfect obedience and total fidelity to God’s Will throughout her life, in spite of the trials and tribulations she encountered, Continue Reading
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