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Never give up and never give in

Homily for the 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time , year B 2012 I’m heartbroken. My heart breaks as I read the news about Syria today. The uprising that has started over a year ago has already cost hundreds  if not thousands of lives. And this includes civilians, innocent people, children, women, and elderly victims. Just […]

Sunday XV B 2012

Last week’s readings focussed on prophecy, and at first glance you might say that this week’s do the same. After all, we begin with a few words from the prophet Amos – but let us understand what they are saying. Often we forget that there had been two Jewish kingdoms: the ‘northern kingdom’ called Israel, […]

Conversation with St Benedict of Nurcia

Today we celebrate the memorial of St Benedict, Abbot, Patriarch of Western Monasticism. So it’s good to stop for a while and have a chat with him. Junjun Faithbook: St Benedict, good day and thank you for this opportunity of chatting with you. For the sake of our audience, do you mind introducing yourself? St […]

Communion with God in Jesus: The Message of the Prophet

Homily delivered on the 14th Sunday in Ordinary time  year B  (July 8,2012) Morning Prayer  of the Church             Evening prayer of the Church  Last week, I’ve noted in my homily the fact that whether we like it or not, we’ve got the responsibility to show care and concern for the whole […]