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  • The woman at the well

    Mar 25, 2024

    Like the Samaritan woman, Jesus touched me in the most painful place — in a young girl losing her mother, but He did it with tenderness and compassion. He got me ready. There in my most profound brokenness, I found and experienced God.

  • Forever ahead of our souls

    Mar 25, 2024

    Our souls eventually do catch up with us, but it would be good if we didn’t wait until we were in assisted living for this to happen.

  • Putting to death all that separates us from God

    Mar 15, 2024

    Reflecting on our Sunday Readings with Fr Philip Tay, OCD

  • Catechising in a changing world

    Mar 15, 2024

    Over the past decade, there has been increasing concerns about the lack of knowledge and understanding of the Catholic faith among the youth.

  • Towards freedom in Lent

    Mar 15, 2024

    The light of Christ that comes to us through the Easter candle brings light to the church, and leads us into the second part of the liturgy, namely, the proclamation of the Scriptures.

  • Lent: our opportunity for sustainable change

    Mar 15, 2024

    At the start of the last week of February, while some may have spent the time wondering what exciting and significant thing to do on February 29 -- the extra day of the leap year, I had little to no time for such daydreaming as I found myself immersed in a two-day workshop in the heart of KL, ruminating with somewhat like-minded individuals and stakeholders on the KL Urban Climate Change Resilience (KLUCCR) Workshop.

  • Ageing as a natural monastery

    Mar 15, 2024

    The process of aging is a natural monastery. If we live long enough, eventually the aging process turns everyone into a monk. Monks take four vows: poverty, chastity, obedience, and perseverance.

  • Embracing Divine Mercy: A call to transformation

    Mar 10, 2024

    Reflecting on our Sunday Readings with Fr George Vaithynathan

  • The God of second chances

    Mar 10, 2024

    Insanity, says Albert Einstein, is repeating the same thing over and over again, but expecting different results. That is why this Lent is going to be just another failed diet for many.

  • Repentance and change

    Mar 10, 2024

    The challenge of maintaining change