Today is the feast of the Holy Family. The homilist reminds us that we are all placed in families and we even though we have difficulties and challenges in our day-to-day lives especially with regards to disagreements, selfishness and fights over money etc. We should strive for two virtues in our families - peace and … Continue reading Holy is your family
Today’s Gospel recounts the familiar narrative of the angel Gabriel announcement to Mary; ‘Mary, do not be afraid; you have won God’s favour. Listen! You are to conceive and bear a son, and you must name him Jesus. He will be great and will be called Son of the Most High. The Lord God will … Continue reading Faithful obedience
This 3rd Sunday of Advent, the Gospel continues to tell us about John the Baptist. It opens with this description: "There was a man sent from God, whose name was John. He came for testimony, to bear witness to the light, that all might believe through him. He was not the light, but came to bear witness … Continue reading John the Baptist
Week 2 of Advent and the Gospel tells us about John the Baptist. Isaiah prophesies “Behold, I send my messenger before thy face, who shall prepare thy way; the voice of one crying in the wilderness: Prepare the way of the Lord, make his paths straight—” Gospel writer Mark confirms this with the text "John … Continue reading Who will you tell?