A Walk & a Chat with the Saints

May 3: Feast of Saints Philip and St James, Apostles

In the first reading,  St Paul speaks of the manifestations of Christ after his resurrection. One of these appearances was to James. In the gospel, Jesus tells the apostle Philip, whose feast we celebrate, that whoever sees him, the Son of God, sees the Father. Jesus and the Father are one and Jesus has revealed the […]

Which voice will the young people of the twenty-first century choose to follow? B. JP II

“Which voice will the young people of the twenty-first century choose to follow? To put your faith in Jesusmeans choosing to believe what HE says no matter how strange it may seem, and choosing to reject the claims of evil no matter how sensible or attractive they may seem.” ( BL. JPII- Globe and Mail– 25 […]

A Chat with St John Baptist de La Salle

Today we are privileged to have a chat with our celebrant of the day, St John Baptist de La Salle, founder of the Brothers of Christian Schools (A.D. 1719). JF: Oh what an honour to have you with us today St John the Baptist de la Salle. Thank you for calling in for a chat. […]

Prayer of St Francis

(A paraphrase of  St Francis’ prayer as inspired by his spirituality) Lord, make us walk in your way: Where there is love and wisdom, there is neither fear nor ignorance; Where there is patience and humility, there is neither anger nor annoyance; Where there is poverty and joy, there is neither greed nor avarice; Where […]

St Andrew the Apostle feast

He was born in Bethsaida, in Galilee, and worked as a fisherman. He may have been a disciple of St John the Baptist. He became one of the first to follow Jesus and introduced his brother, Simon Peter, to him. As one of the twelve Apostles he was widely venerated in ancient times, and became […]

Today’s Gospel Message (ST Martin of Tours)

Gospel Luke 17:20-25 © Asked by the Pharisees when the kingdom of God was to come, Jesus gave them this answer, ‘The coming of the kingdom of God does not admit of observation and there will be no one to say, “Look here! Look there!” For, you must know, the kingdom of God is among […]

St Teresa of Avila- Tribute

St Teresa of Avila, a lady whose friendship with Jesus is remarkable and yet so simple that anyone of us can readily establish with him as long as we cast all our cares unto him….Happy Fiesta…