Daily Reflection, May 9, 2024

Daily Reflection, May 9, 2024

Readings: Acts 18:1-8. John16:16-20 Reflection: I’m sure that all of us have had the experience of a loved one or close friend moving overseas. As time draws near, we not only hang on to every word that they say, but we like to have quality time together. The imminent...
Daily Reflection, May 8, 2024

Daily Reflection, May 8, 2024

Readings: Acts 17:15,22-18:1John 16:12-15 Reflection: There is a wonderful challenge and lifelong lesson in the readings today. When we think of Paul, he never strays from peaching the gospel. In this first reading he is alone, yet he is not daunted by other great...
Daily Reflection, May 7, 2024

Daily Reflection, May 7, 2024

Readings: Acts 16:22-34John 16: 5-11 Reflection: The dynamic presence of the Spirit, unleashed through the resurrection of the Christ, continued to enliven the small Christian community. Today the Acts tells the action of Paul and Silas as they bring the good news...
Daily Reflection, May 6, 2024

Daily Reflection, May 6, 2024

Readings: Acts 16: 11-15John 15:26 – 16:4 Reflection: In these Readings today we hear that the first call to ALL his disciples, all who believe in him and want to follow him, was ‘to be with him’. The second call to ALL his disciples was to mission – ‘to be sent out...
Daily Reflection, May 5, 2024

Daily Reflection, May 5, 2024

Sixth Sunday of Easter Readings: Acts 10:25-26, 34-35, 44-481 John 4:7 – 10John 15:9 – 17 Reflection Last week we celebrated ANZAC day. When we celebrate a day like this, especially in the form of the Eucharist, we are never glorifying war. We are honouring the...
Daily Reflection, May 4, 2024

Daily Reflection, May 4, 2024

Readings: Acts 16:1-10John 15:18-21 Reflection The readings from John 15:18-21, where Jesus is speaking about the world’s hatred towards His followers, can challenge us in our modern world in several ways:                                     Personal Sacrifice:...
Daily Reflection, May 3, 2024

Daily Reflection, May 3, 2024

Saints Philip and James Readings: 1 Corinthians 15:1-8John 14:6-14 Reflection It might be argued that Thomas’ principal service in the gospel is to show us that even the faithful have doubts. What is more, his story shows us that faith can exist without any need for...
Daily Reflection, May 2, 2024

Daily Reflection, May 2, 2024

Readings: Acts 15: 7-21John 15: 9-11 Reflection God makes no distinction. He gives the Holy Spirit to everyone who receives the word of the gospel generously and believes in them firmly. This is evident in today’s first reading. The power of the Holy Spirit and the...
Daily Reflection, May 1, 2024

Daily Reflection, May 1, 2024

St Joseph the Worker Readings: Genesis 1:26-2:3Matthew 13:54-58 Today we celebrate St. Joseph, the patron saint of workers and in today’s gospel, we hear the story of Jesus being rejected in his hometown. Jesus performs miracles and teaches, yet instead of being...
Daily Reflection, April 30, 2024

Daily Reflection, April 30, 2024

Readings Acts    14: 19-28John: 14: 27-31a Reflection It would not seem right to lightly pass over the experiences of Paul recounted in today’s first reading. It seems that it was in Lystra that Jewish preachers had followed Paul and Barnabas from Antioch and Iconium...