Sunday Reflection

  • Difficult demands, but not impossible to meet

    Feb 18, 2023

    Be holy, for I, the Lord your God am holy.” This is God’s call to His people in the first reading.

  • Reflecting on our Sunday Readings with Bro Selva Francis

    Feb 10, 2023

    Jesus is challenging us to choose freely either to observe the laws He gave to us or not. Yes... it does involve sacrifice and consistency, they are heavy, but His salvation awaits those who choose them with courage and confidence.

  • Purify and preserve His teachings

    Feb 03, 2023

    Jesus, in today’s Gospel, uses some images to describe what His disciples are like. The first image is that of salt. As we know, good salt is very pure so one of its functions is to purify.

  • What is our response to God’s call?

    Jan 20, 2023

    The Word of God is His communication in love with His children aimed to establish a relationship of love with them. By creating all human beings in His own image God desired to strike this love relationship with them. God has been faithful to this relationship of love down through the ages of human

  • Jesus coming towards me

    Jan 13, 2023

    “To those who accepted Him, He gave power to become children of God.” Now I know who I am. I can make a difference! “Here am I, Lord; I come to do your will!”

  • 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.

Sunday Reflection

God is not like us

God is beyond us. That is what the readings point to this weekend. The fact that God is a mystery and beyond our thinking is not something that should frustrate or disappoint us but, rather, it should be a source of our hope and the ground that we walk on as Christians.

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