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Reflection for the 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time

18th Sunday in Ordinary Time Reflection   During the week , as I surfed through the net I saw this picture  labelled as the ‘image of famine.’ The image was that of a very young Somali boy, literally looks like  mere skin and bone carried by his mother. That image really broke my heart. And […]

The Parable of the dragnet

By: Fr Binh Le…Vocations Director for the Archdiocese of Melbourne Today’s gospel the parable of the dragnet is the seventh and the last parable which Matthew used to explain Jesus‘ teachings on the kingdom of  heaven. Similar to the parable of the hidden treasure and the pearl of great price, the parable of the dragnet has […]

God’s plan for us…

Have we realized by now, what is God‘s plan for our life? Do we allow God to work in us, with us and through us? It’s not always helpful for us to imitate someone else. God does not want us to become another ‘St. Francis’ or ‘Mother Teresa.” He wants us to be our real […]

Homily for 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year A)

17th Sunday Homily (Year A) A few months ago,  I read a news of a 13-year-old boy in Cebu Philippines who committed suicide for the reason that his mother did not buy him a laptop computer. Reading that  I felt so sad and upset. I didn’t blame anyone though, because I realized that it was […]