29th Week in Ordinary Times : Wednesday 21st October, 2020

Dear Friend in the Lord, Blessings – Vigilance: In today’s Gospel, Jesus explains to His disciples that as they are blessed abundantly, “more is expected” of them.  Ponder on, “When God blesses us abundantly, we are also expected to use them generously and selflessly for the Greater Glory of Continue Reading

29th Week in Ordinary Times : Tuesday 20th October, 2020

Dear Friend in the Lord, Vigilance – Faith: In today’s Gospel, Jesus reminds His disciples to live their faith vigilantly; at all times.  Ponder on, “To live our faith vigilantly, is to love God with sincerity and commitment regardless of the temptations and trials of life.  To love God Continue Reading

29th Week in Ordinary Times : Monday 19th October, 2020

Dear Friend in the Lord, Human Finitude:  In today’s Gospel, Jesus’ Parable of the “rich man” who planned to live his retirement in comfort and luxury, was shocked with the truth that he would die that very night.  Ponder on, “The length of life on earth is in God’s Continue Reading

29th Sunday in Ordinary Times : 18th October, 2020

Dear Friend in the Lord, Hypocrisy – Faith: In today’s Gospel, Jesus exposed the Pharisees for their hypocrisy: while they praised Him for His integrity, their intention was to trap Him.  Hypocrisy is living a deceptive life; in the practice of our faith.  Pray for the grace of God’s Continue Reading

28th Week in Ordinary Times : Saturday 17th October, 2020

Dear Friend in the Lord, Witnessing – Faith: In today’s Gospel, Jesus affirms those who have the courage to speak in defence of and witness the faith; they will be blessed abundantly by God, who will always protect and provide them in all their needs.  While we are to Continue Reading

28th Week in Ordinary Times : Friday 16th October, 2020

Dear Friend in the Lord, God-Centred Living: In today’s Gospel, Jesus cautioned His disciples about the dangers of the Pharisees’ hypocrisy.  However, He assured them not to fear, if they live a God-centred life.  When our life’s dreams, desires and directions are Christ-centred, we will always have God’s Peace; Continue Reading

St Teresa of Jesus, Avila : Thursday 15th October, 2020

Dear Friend in the Lord, Responsibility – Faith: In today’s Gospel, Jesus reprimanded the Pharisees angrily for the evil and murderous deeds of their ancestors which they have to be responsible for; including their present evil living.  Ponder on, “God expects us to be responsible for the way we Continue Reading

28th Week in Ordinary Times : Wednesday 14th October, 2020

Dear Friend in the Lord, Hypocrisy – Faith: In today’s Gospel, Jesus reprimanded the Pharisees forcefully for their hypocrisy.  They deceive the public into thinking that they are very religious and righteous, when in fact, they are unjust, corrupt and oppressive.  Pray daily for greater sincerity and sanctity in Continue Reading

28th Week in Ordinary Times : Tuesday 13th October, 2020

Dear Friend in the Lord, Authenticity – Faith: In today’s Gospel, Jesus challenged the Pharisees to be authentic in the practice of the faith.  Their external display of religiosity must be in harmony with their hearts’ desire to praise, reverence and serve God in the way they lived daily.  Continue Reading

28th Week in Ordinary Times : Monday 12th October, 2020

Dear Friend in the Lord, Vigilance in Faith: In today’s Gospel, Jesus reprimanded the crowd for their blindness in not recognising Him as the Saviour, and their obstinate refusal to obey God’s Commands.  Ponder on, “Do we live our faith with vigilance or are we lukewarm in the practice Continue Reading

28th Sunday in Ordinary Times : 11th October, 2020

Dear Friend in the Lord, Gratitude – Faith: In today’s Gospel, Jesus’ parable of the “Wedding banquet” reminds us of our need to be grateful to God and not take His Goodness, Mercy and Love for granted. Ponder on, “Do I give excuses for not praying, and get caught Continue Reading

27th Week in Ordinary Times : Saturday 10th October, 2020

Dear Friend in the Lord, God’s Word: In today’s Gospel, Jesus proclaims that hearing and keeping God’s Word of Eternal Salvation is the greatest blessings of life.  However, we are bombarded and enveloped with distorted truths about God; from social media.  We need to be empowered by God’s Word, Continue Reading

27th Week in Ordinary Times : Friday 9th October, 2020

Dear Friend in the Lord, Power of Devils: In today’s Gospel, Jesus was accused of casting out a devil through the power of Beelzebul, the prince of devils.  If we love God deeply, no devil can harm and destroy us.  We will live in the freedom of God’s Peace Continue Reading

27th Week in Ordinary Times : Thursday 8th October, 2020

Dear Friend in the Lord, God’s Love: In today’s Gospel, Jesus proclaims the Good News that God our Father’s Love is infinitely Merciful, Compassionate and Caring at all times.  However, we tend to limit God’s Love because of our limited human love.  Entrust our lives more fully to God Continue Reading
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