Sunday Reflection

  • Twenty-Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time: Psychic Surgery?

    Sep 30, 2018

    If today's Gospel reading seems to join very diverse and disconnected sayings, they may come together like this: we are challenged to be inclusive with regard to people we perceive as encroaching “outsiders” (be brother to the other; sister to the visitor).

  • Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time: From jealousy to wisdom

    Sep 23, 2018

    Today’s readings confront these human maladies. The first reading presents wicked men plotting the destruction of the Just One. They can’t stand the fact that he is so close to God. They are jealous, just like Cain was jealous of his brother Abel’s relationship with God.

  • Twenty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time: The happiest place on Earth

    Sep 14, 2018

    Hundreds of thousands of people travel to Florida every year to visit a place that calls itself the happiest place on earth. Yes, that’s right, they come here to see Mickey Mouse, and Donald Duck and a whole lot of Goofies at Disney World.

  • Twenty-third Sunday of Ordinary Time: He Touches Us

    Sep 09, 2018

    He took him away from the crowd. He touched his ears and his mouth and said, “Be open”. And the man left singing the praises of God to the world.

  • Twenty Second Sunday in Ordinary Time: Clean hands, dirty hands

    Sep 02, 2018

    Dirt is matter out of place. A farmer does not call the fertile soil that nurtures her soybean crop “dirt.” But that same soil tracked by kids across the kitchen linoleum is definitely dirt, decidedly matter out of place. That simple fact reminds us that human preoccupation with purity and cleanliness is not so much about hygiene as it is about creating a sense of order.

  • Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time: Good News, tough choices

    Aug 26, 2018

    Jesus’ talk of eating his body and drinking his blood, John says, was a turnoff for “many of his disciples.” “This saying is hard,” they said. “Who can accept it?” Even when Jesus makes it clear that he was not inviting them to cannibalism, he does not back off from demanding the total commitment of faith.

  • Twentieth Sunday of Ordinary Time: Tangible

    Aug 19, 2018

    Sally and Sam Jones made a parenting mistake that they deeply regret. They are really good parents, but even good parents make an error in judgment.

  • Nineteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time: On murmuring

    Aug 12, 2018

    Today’s Gospel reading, the third of the five Sundays from the Sixth chapter of the Gospel of John, begins with the Jews murmuring.

  • Pemimpin Katolik kunjungi Yang Di Pertuan Besar N.Sembilan

    Aug 10, 2018

    Perwakilan dari Gereja Katolik telah membuat kunjungan kehormat kepada Yang Di-Pertuan Besar Negeri Sembilan, Yang Amat Mulia Tuanku Muhriz ibni Almarhum Tuanku Munawir pada 25 Julai lalu.

  • Eighteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time: Ya gotta eat

    Aug 05, 2018

    Today’s Gospel, the second of our five Sundays on the sixth chapter of John, takes place the day after Jesus had fed the five thousand people with five barley loaves and two fish.