Daily Reflection, July 17, 2024

Daily Reflection, July 17, 2024

Readings: Isaiah 10:5-7, 13b-16Matthew 11:25-27 Reflection: Jesus’ words in today’s Gospel reading appear in both Matthew and Luke. However, the evangelists place them in different settings. Luke 10:21-22 comes after the return of the 72 disciples. It is prayer of...
Daily Reflection, July 16, 2024

Daily Reflection, July 16, 2024

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Readings: Isaiah 7:1-9Matthew 11:20-24 Reflection: Have you ever noticed that Mary has so many titles in the Church and is honoured as Mother of God, the Blessed Virgin, Queen of All Saints and Our Lady of the Rosary. Some titles relate to her...
Daily Reflection, July 15, 2024

Daily Reflection, July 15, 2024

Readings: Ephesians 3:14-19Matthew 23:8-12 Reflection: Someone may wonder why we should address a priest as “father.” It is one of the parents’ titles, not the priests – the servants. Even Jesus says to his disciples, “You must call no one on earth your father,”...
Daily Reflection, July 14, 2024

Daily Reflection, July 14, 2024

15th Sunday in Ordinary time Readings: Amos 7:12-15Ephesians 1:3-10Mark 6:7-15 Reflection: On the 8th July, we were informed about the demise of Fr. Francis CP, a wonderful, energetic, hardworking, joyful and a smiling brother. I lived with him during his novitiate...
Daily Reflection, July 12, 2024

Daily Reflection, July 12, 2024

Readings: Hosea 14:2-10Matthew 10:16-23 Reflection: “In the last month or so, one of the key themes that has been coming to me in my prayers, my reflections and in my life is a theme of vulnerability. My work with students in the Passionist Youth Retreat Team...
Daily Reflection, July 11, 2024

Daily Reflection, July 11, 2024

Feast of St. Benedict Readings: Hosea 11: 1-4, 8-9Matthew 10: 7-15 Reflection: Our first reading from Hosea uses a very comforting; some might say a very feminine, image of God nurturing, encouraging and leading with ‘strings of love’. This passage ends with the words...