Sunday Reflection

  • Immanuel, God with us

    Jan 06, 2023

    The Gospel for today’s feast, the Feast of the Epiphany, provides an indication of an answer. Its story is about some Magi from the East making their way to do homage to the “infant king of the Jews”. Magi were a priestly caste from Persia dedicated to the interpretation of dreams, especially with regard to the births or deaths of great figures.

  • His light shines throughout the year

    Dec 24, 2022

    Naturally, there was spiritual preparation too — Confession was a must and listening to and singing Christmas carols brought a certain sense of awareness of the coming of the Christ Child.

  • May we always say ‘Yes’ to God’s will

    Dec 16, 2022

    The Gospel for the Fourth Sunday of Advent (Mt 1:18-24) tells the story of how Joseph of Nazareth responded to the news that Mary, his bride to be, was “with child through the Holy Spirit” (Mt 1:18).

  • Are you the One, or are we to wait for another?

    Dec 09, 2022

    Today, we are officially past the half way mark of Advent, with only one more Sunday to go before Christmas. We call this Sunday Gaudete Sunday. It means ‘to rejoice’. We are given reasons for rejoicing.

  • Getting ourselves ready for the Messiah

    Dec 02, 2022

    John’s message interrupts the circumstances of our life. His message disrupts the patterns and habits of our life within our family, social circumstances, business transactions, and consumer activities.

  • Advent is a wake-up call from God

    Nov 25, 2022

    Today the Church begins the new Liturgical Year with the season of Advent. This season can be seen as a kind of wake-up call to us to ask us how we are preparing for the coming of Christ.

  • Jesus is King … a crucified King

    Nov 18, 2022

    Leadership is rather about searching for the lost and saving them, like the good thief and Zacchaeus, the lost sheep, the lost coin, the lost son, the woman of ill-repute, etc. It is about serving the deprived, the oppressed and the scum of the earth. It is about forgiveness. It is about service in

  • How shall we endure?

    Nov 11, 2022

    Stand firm to the end, Jesus tells us. “By your endurance, you will gain your souls.”

  • Believing in the Resurrection

    Nov 04, 2022

    In today’s first reading, which is the moving story of the martyrdom of the seven brothers, we see our own story as Christians in this age and time.

  • God gives us the grace to repent endlessly

    Oct 28, 2022

    For Catholics, this truth is also part of our Sunday Mass. Our Eucharistic prayer paraphrases the Roman centurion whose faith in Jesus allowed his servant to be healed without Jesus’ presence.