3rd Sunday In Ordinary Time, Year B

Published on January 22, 2021.

Jesus began his ministry by inviting us into God’s kingdom and asking us to reject and renounce everything that is contrary to it.  He knew that he needed helpers to join him to announce the Good News of God’s kingdom, he therefore chose some disciples in the Gospel of today.

2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B

Published on January 15, 2021.

In the Gospel, (Jn 1:35-42), John the Baptist, amid his disciples, bore witness to Jesus Christ as the “Lamb of God”.  We recall that John came as a witness to the Light, (Jn 1:8).  As he pointed to the Light who is also the Lamb of God, two of his disciples became the disciple of Jesus.  They asked Jesus where he lived and he responded, “come and see”.

Baptism of The Lord, Year B

Published on January 13, 2021.

The Christmas season, celebrating the Self-revelation of God through Jesus, comes to an end with the Feast of the Baptism of Our Lord.  Christmas is the feast of God’s Self-revelation to the Jews, and the Epiphany celebrates God’s Self-revelation to the Gentiles.  At his Baptism […]

Feast of the Holy Family

Published on December 27, 2020.

To-day is the feast of the Holy Family. Our gospel reading relates to the purification of Mary and the presentation of Jesus. The reading reminds us that Jesus was part of a faith filled family, a family upholding the traditions of the Old Covenant, the […]

Christmas Message

Published on December 26, 2020.

Our dear friends in Christ, may the peace, love, and joy that Jesus Christ brings be with you all during this Christmas season.  We have been asked to give thanks in all circumstances.  However, we realise that this has been a challenging year for most […]

4th Sunday of Advent, Year B

Published on December 18, 2020.

Although Mary was chosen at her conception to be the mother of Jesus, she still had to say yes to the Lord.  God would not force her if she refused to cooperate with his grace.  Lucifer, (Satan), was the Angel of light but he rebelled against God.  Our fore parents, (Adam and Eve), were created in the state of grace and yet they disobeyed God.  Jesus, the Son of God, had to overcome varied temptations during his ministry.  Thus, Mary underwent many trials, but she remained steadfast to God’s plan for her.

3rd Sunday in Advent, Year B

Published on December 15, 2020.

Today is called “Gaudete Sunday” because today’s Mass began with the opening antiphon: “Gaudete in Domino semper” –“Rejoice in the Lord always.” In the past, when Advent was a season of penance, the celebrant of the liturgy used to wear vestments with the penitential color of […]

2nd Sunday of Advent, Year B

Published on December 4, 2020.

The Gospel, (Mk 1:1-8), presents us with the precursor of Jesus Christ: John the Baptist.  John was a man of integrity who devoted himself to the mission entrusted to him by God.  He was baptised in the womb of Elizabeth when Mary visited Elizabeth.  Luke 1:41 tells us that when Elizabeth heard Mary’s greeting the child leapt in her womb and Elizabeth was filled with Holy Spirit.

1st Sunday of Advent, Year B

Published on November 27, 2020.

Advent, which is from the Latin word ‘adventus’ or Greek word ‘parousia’ means ‘coming’ or ‘arrival’.  During the four weeks of Advent, we prepare for the second coming of our Lord and saviour Jesus Christ in glory as universal Judge and King at the end […]

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