Get behind me Satan!

Gospel Reflection for Sunday August 30th 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time At times, we too fall and fail. We too are often reluctant to follow Jesus with our cross. We may at times even deny him. But Jesus never deserts us. Please enjoy my gospel reflection for this Sunday. With every blessing, Br Michael Moore OMI Gospel Reflection: Get behind me […]

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Journey With The Pope – 30/8/2020

SUNDAY AUGUST 30, 2020  “If the virus were to intensify again in a world that is unjust to the poor and vulnerable, then we must change this world… We must act now, to heal the epidemics caused by small, invisible viruses, and to heal those caused by the great and visible social injustices. I propose that this be done by […]

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Journey With The Pope – 29/8/2020

SATURDAY AUGUST 29, 2020  “Christ Himself, Who is God, despoiled Himself, making Himself similar to men; and he chose not a life of privilege, but he chose the condition of a servant (cf. Phil 2:6-7). He annihilated Himself by making Himself a servant. He was born into a humble family and worked as a craftsman… He stood among the sick, […]

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Journey With The Pope – 28/8/2020

FRIDAY AUGUST 28, 2020  “The pandemic has exposed the plight of the poor and the great inequality that reigns in the world. And the virus, while it does not distinguish between people, has found, in its devastating path, great inequalities and discrimination. And it has exacerbated them!  The response to the pandemic is therefore dual. On the one hand, it […]

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Journey With The Pope 27/8/2020

THURSDAY AUGUST 27, 2020  “It is necessary to understand Jesus, to be familiar with Jesus. I always go back to the advice that I give you: always carry a small pocket-size Gospel and read a passage every day. There you will find Jesus as He is, as He presents Himself; you will find Jesus who loves us, who loves us […]

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Journey With The Pope – 26/8/2020

WEDNESDAY AUGUST 26, 2020  ““Have mercy on me, Lord!” (Mt 15:22). It is the cry that is born out of a life marked by suffering… What type of faith is great? Great faith is that which brings its own story, marked even by wounds, and brings it to the Lord’s feet asking Him to heal them, to give them meaning.  […]

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Journey With The Pope – 25/8/2020

TUESDAY AUGUST 25, 2020  “We might ask ourselves – do we remember to praise God? Do we thank Him for the great things He does for us? For every day that He gives us, because He always loves us and forgives us, for His tenderness? In addition, for having given us His Mother, for the brothers and sisters He puts […]

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Journey With The Pope – 20/8/2020

THURSDAY AUGUST 20, 2020  “Let us ask the Lord to give us eyes attentive to our brothers and sisters, especially those who are suffering. As Jesus’s disciples we do not want to be indifferent or individualistic. These are the two unpleasant attitudes that run counter to harmony. Indifferent: I look the other way. Individualist: looking out only for one’s own […]

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