Journey With The Pope – 4/9/2020

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 4, 2020  “The pandemic has exposed and aggravated social problems, above all that of inequality. Some people can work from home, while this is impossible for many others. Certain children, notwithstanding the difficulties involved, can continue to receive an academic education, while this has been abruptly interrupted for many, many others. Some powerful nations can issue money to […]

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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 – 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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Fear and Faith

Gospel Reflection for Sunday August 9th 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time   We are all now experiencing a ‘new normal.’ We may still be feeling unsure and anxious. Can we stretch out our hand to Jesus as we hear him say to each of us, ‘Courage! It is I! Do not be afraid.’ Whatever storms we are experiencing today, we are not […]

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Journey With The Pope – 6/8/2020

THURSDAY AUGUST 6, 2020  “The life of sailors or fishermen and their families is very difficult.  Sometimes they are victims of forced labor or are left behind in distant ports.  The competition of industrial fishing and the problem of pollution make their work even more complicated.  Without the people of the sea, many parts of the world would starve.  Let […]

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Journey With The Pope – 26/7/2020

SUNDAY JULY 26, 2020  “The family ought to be protected. It faces many dangers: the fast pace of life, stress. Sometimes, parents forget to play with their children. The Church needs to encourage families and stay at their side, helping them to discover ways that allow them to overcome all of these difficulties. Let us pray that today families may […]

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May God help us cast off and transform anything that is troubling us this day!

16th Week of Ordinary Time Tuesday July 21st   Today’s reflection: “Have MERCY on us, O God, washday all our iniquities and cast all our wrong doing into the bottom of the sea.” (Micah 7:18-20) May God help us cast off and transform anything that is troubling us this day! We hope you have a great day. God bless, The Oblate Partners in […]

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Come to me all you who are overburdened…

Gospel Reflection for Sunday July 5th 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time   Jesus says to each of us this very day ‘Come to me if you are overburdened and I will give you rest.’ Jesus is not asking us to go through any of this on our own. He wants to walk with us by our side and wants us to walk […]

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Journey With The Pope – 1/7/2020

WEDNESDAY, JULY 1, 2020  “There is no true love without the cross, that is, without a personal price to pay…And when borne with Jesus, the cross is not scary because He is always at our side to support us in the hour of the most difficult trial, to give us strength and courage. Nor is it necessary to get agitated […]

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Journey With The Pope – 25/6/2020

THURSDAY, JUNE 25, 2020  “The Lord knows that evil and sins do not define us; they are diseases, infections. And he comes to heal them with the Eucharist, which contains the antibodies to our negative memory. With Jesus, we can become immune to sadness. We will always remember our failures, troubles, problems at home and at work, our unrealized dreams. […]

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