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Doctrines & Morals

Is he still weeping?
By Religious              Thu, 22 Nov 2018
Jerusalem is the dwelling place and throne of God (Jer. 3:17); the place which God chose for his name to dwell there (1 Kings 11:13); and the holy mountain upon which God has set His King (Psalm 2)

What will you do with it?
By Religious              Wed, 21 Nov 2018
God entrusts each of us with certain gifts and talents as a test and as a trust. At the end of our life, we will be evaluated and rewarded according to how well we handled what God entrusted to us.

What is your own tree?
By Religious              Tue, 20 Nov 2018
Zacchaeus left the crowd and climbed a sycamore tree in order to see Jesus. For us, what is our own tree to climb in order to see Jesus? It is easy for us to see Jesus in the morning when we wake u

Heal my Blindness
By Religious              Mon, 19 Nov 2018
The blind man, in today’s gospel, asked Jesus to be healed of his defect but was silenced. The people in front scolded him and told him to keep quiet but he shouted all the more: “Son o

Let me see
By FR JULIUS OLAITAN              Mon, 19 Nov 2018
November 18, 2018 (Monday of Week 33 Year II)   Receive your sight   Dear friends in Chri

The ‘end of the world’ doesn’t matter…
By Religious              Sun, 18 Nov 2018
A story is told of St. Aloysius Gonzaga, who during his novitiate, was playing billiards with a friend. During the break, their talk shifted to a more serious one with his partner asking, “Su

The persistent widow
By FR JULIUS OLAITAN              Sat, 17 Nov 2018
November 17, 2018 (Saturday of Week 32 Year II)   The persistent widow   Dear friends in

Never Give Up
By Religious              Sat, 17 Nov 2018
Persistence pays off, and this is especially true for those who trust in God. Jesus illustrates how God as our Judge is much quicker to bring us his justice, blessing, and help when we need it.&nbs

The days of Noah
By FR JULIUS OLAITAN              Fri, 16 Nov 2018
November 16, 2018 (Friday of Week 32 Year II)   The days of Noah   Dear friends in Christ

10 The Return Of The Lord Is Certain
By Religious              Fri, 16 Nov 2018
The return of the Lord is certain, but the time is unknown. Jesus warns his listeners to not be caught off guard when that day arrives. It will surely come in God’s good time! We do not have

11 Slave brother
By FR JULIUS OLAITAN              Thu, 15 Nov 2018
November 15, 2018 (Thursday of Week 31 Year II: St Albert the Great)   No longer a slave  

12 Day of the Lord
By Religious              Thu, 15 Nov 2018
Why did Jesus associate lightning with the “Day of the Lord”? When lightning appears in the darkened sky, it manifests itself quite clearly. In like manner, when “the son of Man c

13 Ten lepers
By FR JULIUS OLAITAN              Wed, 14 Nov 2018
November 14, 2018 (Wednesday of Week 32 Year II)   Were not ten…   Dear friends in

14 Remember To Show Gratitude
By Religious              Wed, 14 Nov 2018
The gospel records an unusual encounter between people who had been divided for centuries.   The Jews and Samaritans had no dealings with one another.  And they were openly hostile w

15 Models
By FR JULIUS OLAITAN              Tue, 13 Nov 2018
November 13, 2018 (Tuesday of Week 32 Year II)   Model of good deeds    Dear friends

16 Our Duty
By Religious              Tue, 13 Nov 2018
Jesus used this parable of the dutiful servant to explain that we can never put God in our debt or make the claim that God owes us something. We must regard ourselves as God’s servants. Servi

17 Faith as mustard
By FR JULIUS OLAITAN              Mon, 12 Nov 2018
November 12, 2018 (Monday of Week 32 Year II)   Lord increase our faith   Dear friends in

18 Be A Good Example To Others
By Religious              Mon, 12 Nov 2018
While Jesus warns against the sin of bad example and scandal, he also demonstrates the power of faith for overcoming temptation and obstacles. Faith is a gift freely given by God to help us know hi

19 Widow's mite
By FR JULIUS OLAITAN              Sun, 11 Nov 2018

20 Real Giving
By Religious              Sun, 11 Nov 2018
Jesus taught his disciples a dramatic lesson in giving with love. Love doesn’t calculate; it spends lavishly! How can someone in poverty give more than someone who has ample means? Jesus taug

21 Either Not Both
By Religious              Sat, 10 Nov 2018
Ultimately, the choice boils down to two: God and “mammon”.  Mammon could refer to material wealth or possessions or whatever tends to control our appetites and desires.  Ther

22 Content
By FR JULIUS OLAITAN              Sat, 10 Nov 2018
November 10, 2018 (Saturday of Week 31 Year II: St Leo the Great, pp)   In Him who strengthens me  

23 St John Lateran
By FR JULIUS OLAITAN              Fri, 09 Nov 2018
November 9, 2018 (Dedication of the Lateran Basilica—Feast)   I saw water   Dear fr

24 Cleanse us, Lord
By Religious              Fri, 09 Nov 2018
Jesus’ cleansing of the temple is also a prophetic sign of what he wants to do with each of us.  He ever seeks to cleanse us of sin and make us living temples of his Holy Spirit. God&rsq

25 Joy in heaven
By FR JULIUS OLAITAN              Thu, 08 Nov 2018
November 08, 2018 (Thursday of Week 31 Year II)   More joy in heaven   Dear friends in Ch

26 Search and Bring Back the Lost Ones
By Religious              Thu, 08 Nov 2018
The scribes and Pharisees took great offense at Jesus because he associated with sinners and treated them graciously. Yet he insisted that sinners must be sought out and brought back into the fold.

27 Jesus my all
By FR JULIUS OLAITAN              Wed, 07 Nov 2018
November 07, 2018 (Wednesday of Week 31 Year II)   Not worthy of me   Dear friends in Chr

28 God First
By Religious              Wed, 07 Nov 2018
The love of God compels us to choose who or what will be first in our lives. To place any relationship or any possession above God is a form of idolatry. Jesus challenges his disciples to examine w

29 The Lord’s Feast
By Religious              Tue, 06 Nov 2018
After receiving excuses from the first group of people invited we see an unexpected turn to those who had no claim on the king and who would never have considered getting such an invitation. The ‘p

30 Excuse me
By FR JULIUS OLAITAN              Tue, 06 Nov 2018
November 06, 2018 (Tuesday of Week 31 Year II)   Hold me excused   Dear friends in Christ

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