Sunday Reflection

  • Twenty-eighth Sunday of Ordinary Time: Wearing the clothes of Christ

    Oct 10, 2020

    Wearing our Christianity is a solution to the problem of polarisation in our society. When we identify ourselves first as Christians rather than as members of this or that political party or as liberal or conservative, then our primary mode of action will be to treat others with the kindness of Jesus Christ.

  • Twenty-seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time: Tenant Farmers All!

    Oct 04, 2020

    The vineyard in today’s Gospel was constructed to produce fruit for its owner. Only, in today’s Gospel, the labourers in this vineyard decide to steal the vineyard from the Master and keep the fruit for themselves.

  • Twenty-sixth Sunday of Ordinary Time: The Eternal Offering

    Sep 26, 2020

    This Sunday we are treated to one of the most beautiful passages in the Bible. It is found in the Letter of St Paul to the Philippians.

  • Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time: Justice and Mercy

    Sep 20, 2020

    Human Resources would not have been happy with that landowner. Sometimes, it seems that Human Resources does not want to come out on the side of generosity. I remember a time that we wanted to pay an employee extra for work on a particular project. We were told that we could not do this unless we re-adjusted that employee’s pay scale for all his work.

  • Twenty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time: Are there limits to forgiveness?

    Sep 13, 2020

    Do not be concerned with the number 77. Jesus was using this number to say that the number of times we should forgive is far greater than we could imagine.

  • Twenty-third Sunday of Ordinary Time: Minority Report

    Sep 06, 2020

    The Lord puts the parable of the unforgiving debtor before us that we may learn from it. He has no desire for us to die, so he warns us: “This is how your heavenly Father will deal with you if you, any of you, fail to forgive your brother or sister from your heart.”

  • Twenty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time: Duped by love

    Aug 29, 2020

    Men of God, women of God, we have been wounded by Love. When we made the conscious choice of Jesus Christ, we set out on a course of action that does not allow turning back. But we don’t care. We are wounded by His Love. And we love it. He is within us, burning for us to proclaim his presence.

  • Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time: Our very human Church

    Aug 22, 2020

    The Lord could have found many different ways of establishing His Church. He could have entrusted it to the angels. He could have worked out a Church of some sort of direct inspiration where every move on earth was exactly dictated from heaven.

  • Catholic Bishop laments murder of human rights activist in Philippines

    Aug 19, 2020

    A Catholic Bishop deplored Tuesday the murder of a human rights activist in the Philippines. Zara Alvarez was shot dead Aug. 17 in Bacolod, a city on Negros Island in central Philippines.

  • Twentieth Sunday of Ordinary Time: One Church

    Aug 15, 2020

    The world and our country needs to experience in the Catholic Church the prophetic sign that diverse people can become one unified person.