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  • The Passion of Christ as Passivity

    Apr 04, 2024

    The passion of Jesus teaches us that, like Jesus, we give as much to others in our passivity as in our activities.

  • Living the new life of Easter ....to the fullest!

    Apr 04, 2024

    We are an Easter people, Alleluia is our song”

  • The Simple Life

    Apr 04, 2024

    Created by Dr Steven Selvaraju, this is a comic strip that wishes to tell simple stories of life and faith.

  • An encounter with the Presence within

    Mar 27, 2024

    Our group consisted of a spiritual director, three facilitators and five participants, with me being one of them. Since we were all from different dioceses, we could only meet face-to-face during the first and final sessions; with the rest being conducted online.

  • Practising the Way – Be with Jesus

    Mar 27, 2024

    I recently finished reading John Mark Comer’s new book Practising the Way – Be with Jesus; Become like him; Do as he did. By way of a recommendation, I offer a series of sound bytes from the book which I hope will give you a nice taste of both the language and substance of the book.

  • Jesus did not turn away from His mission

    Mar 25, 2024

    Today, Palm or Passion Sunday, is the first day of Holy Week, the high point of the Church’s year, climaxing in the Easter Triduum: Holy Thursday, Good Friday, and the Easter Vigil on Holy Saturday.

  • The ‘privatisation’ of Jesus

    Mar 25, 2024

    The idea of God or Jesus as a personal saviour was, perhaps, reinforced during the revival movement or in ‘born again’ circles in recent decades.

  • 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