In this Sunday’s Gospel, Jesus went to Capernaum and he encountered a man who was possess at the synagogue. He freed the man by telling the spirit to”Be quiet! Come out of him!” And the unclean spirit threw the man into convulsions and left with a loud cry. It is interesting to note that the … Continue reading Authority
In this Sunday’s Gospel, Jesus begins his ministry after John is arrested. He proclaimed “The time has come and the kingdom of God is close at hand. Repent, and believe the Good News.” As he walks along the Sea of Galilee, he summons Simon and Andrew and says “Follow me and I will make you … Continue reading Fishers of men
In this Sunday’s Gospel, two disciples encountered Jesus as he walked past them and they decided to follow Him. He invited them to “come and see” and they followed Him for the rest of the day. Andrew, one of the disciples then told his brother the next day that they had found the Messiah and … Continue reading Have you encountered the Lord?
Today we celebrate the feast of the Baptism of the Lord. The Gospel recounts how Jesus was baptised by his cousin, John the Baptist at the Jordan river. We often ask why does Jesus even need to be baptised? The homilist reminds us that John similarly asked Jesus why it shouldn't be the other way … Continue reading Baptism of the Lord
Today we celebrate the feast of the epiphany, and the Gospel recounts how Herod felt threatened by the birth of Jesus and wanted to get rid of Him. Wise men from the East came and told him how they were following a star to this new King and he secretly told them to report back … Continue reading Star men