Month: November 2018

Today we begin the season of advent, the season of special preparation for the coming of Jesus Christ at Christmas. The word advent is from the Latin word adventus, meaning coming. The season of advent is of expectation, anticipation and …

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One cannot help but continually reflect on the story of St. Rita of Cascia and her miraculous rose flower, an event that is indeed an amazing testimony of her holiness and God’s love for her. The miracle of the rose …

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Today we celebrate the feast of Christ the universal king, and this feast marks the end of the Church’s liturgical calendar. It is a celebration we can consider ancient and new. It is ancient because God did not become king …

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We are gradually coming to the close of the year, and also we are reminded that we are gradually coming close to the end of time. End time message is no longer sellable in our generation, that is not the …

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The widows and the orphans are no doubt special to God. He said he is the father to the fatherless and the defender of widows (Psalm 68:5). Also in Isaiah 1:17, he calls us to defend the fatherless and plead …

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A scribe asked Jesus; which commandment is the first of all? There must be a kind of build up to this question, something must have made the scribe to ask the question. The scribe heard the religious authorities disputing with …

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