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Friday week 15
By FR JULIUS OLAITAN              Fri, 19 Jul 2019
July 19, 2019 (Friday of week 15 Year B)   I desire mercy   Dear friends in Christ, to lo

I Will Give You Rest
By Fr. John Oscar Obi              Thu, 18 Jul 2019
The people of Israel were slaves for many years in Egypt. They treated them with scorn, they were overburdened. However, the Lord decided to rescue them from their captors. He sent Moses to go and

THURSDAY WEEK 15
By FR JULIUS OLAITAN              Thu, 18 Jul 2019
July 18, 2019 (Thursday of Week 15 Year B)   I will give you rest...   Dear friends in Christ, after the work of creation w

Oppression
By Fr. John Oscar Obi              Wed, 17 Jul 2019
In the first reading, we hear God saying, “behold the cry of the sons of Israel has come to me and I have seen the oppression with which the Egyptians oppress them.” God does not suppor

Wednesday week 15
By FR JULIUS OLAITAN              Wed, 17 Jul 2019
July 17, 2019 (Wednesday of Week 15 Year B)   I am   Dear friends in Christ, God’s dealings with his chosen people wa

Repentance
By Fr. John Oscar Obi              Tue, 16 Jul 2019
The people of Chorazin and Bethsaida failed to repent after the message of repentance and mighty works done by Jesus before their very eyes. The mighty works were meant to help them believe and mak

Tuesday week 15
By FR JULIUS OLAITAN              Tue, 16 Jul 2019
July 16, 2019 (Tuesday of Week 15 Year B)   Moses   Dear friends in Christ, God’s ways are quite mysterious. He creat

Threatened By The Progress Of Others
By Fr. John Oscar Obi              Mon, 15 Jul 2019
Many people are easily threatened by the progress or success of others. In our first reading, the new king of Egypt was threatened by the progress of the sons of Israel and he began to deal shrewdl

Monday of week 15
By FR JULIUS OLAITAN              Mon, 15 Jul 2019
July 15, 2019 (Monday of Week 15 Year B: St Bonaventure)   If anyone loves me   Dear frie

10 Who is my neighbour
By Fr. John Oscar Obi              Sun, 14 Jul 2019
The story in today’s gospel is actually a response to the question: “Who is my neighbour?” As the Jewish lawyer himself says, the neighbour is the one “who shows mercy&rdquo

11 15th Sunday C
By FR JULIUS OLAITAN              Sun, 14 Jul 2019
15th Sunday C   WHO IS MY NEIGHBOUR?   Dear friends in Christ, the command to love your n

12 “The disciple is not superior to his teacher”
By Fr. John Oscar Obi              Sat, 13 Jul 2019
Jesus, today reminds his disciples very clearly that they can expect no better treatment than he himself received. “The disciple is not superior to his teacher.” All in all, Christians

13 I am not God
By FR JULIUS OLAITAN              Sat, 13 Jul 2019
July 13, 2019 (Saturday of Week 14 Year B)   God meant it for good   Dear friends in Chri

14 Sheep among wolves
By Fr. John Oscar Obi              Fri, 12 Jul 2019
Today’s passage clearly reflects later experiences of the Church as, for instance, described in many parts of the Acts of the Apostles and, of course, in the later history of the Church. We a

15 Friday week 14
By FR JULIUS OLAITAN              Fri, 12 Jul 2019
July 12, 2019 (Friday of Week 14 Year B)   Sheep among wolves!   Dear friends in Christ,

16 Proclaim the kingship of God
By Fr. John Oscar Obi              Thu, 11 Jul 2019
Jesus now instructs them on what they are to say and do. They are to proclaim that the kingship of God is close at hand. This, of course, is true because of the presence and work of Jesus. Je

17 God sent me
By FR JULIUS OLAITAN              Thu, 11 Jul 2019
July 11, 2019 (Thursday of Week 14 Year B: St Benedict, Abbot)   You received without pay… Dear

18 God Of Wonder
By Fr. John Oscar Obi              Wed, 10 Jul 2019
God chooses the foolish things of the world to shame the wise, and chooses the weak things of the world to shame the strong (1 Corin. 1:27). Joseph who was sold into slavery in Egypt became leader

19 Wednesday week 14 B
By FR JULIUS OLAITAN              Wed, 10 Jul 2019
July 10, 2019 (Wednesday of Week 14 Year B)   The Lost sheep   Dear friends in Christ, it

20 A call to serve
By Fr. John Oscar Obi              Tue, 09 Jul 2019
A man is brought to Jesus by the people. Jesus drives out the demon and the man immediately is able to speak. There is a double reaction. The people are astounded: “Nothing like this has ever

21 God's compassion and love
By FR JULIUS OLAITAN              Tue, 09 Jul 2019
July 09, 2019 (Tuesday of Week 14 Year B)   Compassion   Dear friends in Christ, we have

22 Your faith as gift
By FR JULIUS OLAITAN              Mon, 08 Jul 2019
July 08, 2019 (Monday of Week 14 Year B)   Your faith has made you well   Dear friends in

23 14th Sunday C
By FR JULIUS OLAITAN              Sun, 07 Jul 2019
14th Sunday C The Mission My dear friends in Christ, often when we talk about mission to spread the gospel message, it is very easy to think that it belongs to priests and religious. Today&

24 14th Sunday C
By FR JULIUS OLAITAN              Sat, 06 Jul 2019
14th Sunday C    The Mission   My dear friends in Christ, often when we talk about m

25 Saturday Week 13
By FR JULIUS OLAITAN              Sat, 06 Jul 2019
July 06, 2019 (Saturday of Week 13 Year B—St Maria Gorreti) New wine…fresh wineskins Dear friends in Christ, today is the memorial of St Maria Gorreti. She was just eleven years and eight mo

26 But sinners
By FR JULIUS OLAITAN              Fri, 05 Jul 2019
July 05, 2019 (Friday of Week 13 Year B) Not the virtuous but sinners Dear friends in Christ, the call to follow Jesus is not reserved for saints. Jesus came to call everyone particularly sinner

27 Sacrifice your son
By FR JULIUS OLAITAN              Thu, 04 Jul 2019
July 04, 2019 (Thursday of Week 13 Year B)   Take your son…offer him   Dear friends in Christ, what greater sorrow c

28 030919-- St Thomas
By FR JULIUS OLAITAN              Wed, 03 Jul 2019
July 3, 2019 (St Thomas Apostle, Feast)   Put your finger here…   Dear friends in

29 Tuesday week 13b 2019
By FR JULIUS OLAITAN              Tue, 02 Jul 2019
July 2, 2019 (Tuesday of week 13 Year B)   Why are you afraid?   Dear friends in Christ,

30 Foxes
By FR JULIUS OLAITAN              Mon, 01 Jul 2019
July 1, 2019 (Monday of Week 13 Year B)   Foxes have holes   Dear friends in Christ, our