This Sunday's Gospel tells us of how John the Baptist points to Jesus as "the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world". Do we as Christ followers, similarly, point our family and friends towards Him? It is not an easy task but our challenge is to reflect Jesus by the lives … Continue reading Laser pointer
In this week's Gospel, we remember the baptism of Jesus. Though he was without sin, he needed to get baptised so that he can be revealed as the Christ. He is the Anointed one. After his baptism, he began his ministry to spread the word about the good news and to tell us of God's … Continue reading Anointed
An Epiphany is an aha moment - a time of manifestation. This week's Gospel tells us of how the wise men from the East came to pay homage to the infant King. The homilist says that what is not widely known, is that, these men dropped everything when they followed the wondrous star. They were … Continue reading Aha!
This weekend we celebrate the feast of the Holy Family. The Gospel this week is short, but it reminds us that though God chose Joseph and Mary to be Jesus' family, they didn't get the red carpet treatment through life. When Jesus was born, he had to make his grand entrance in a manger. Can … Continue reading Holy Family
This weekend's Gospel tell us of the obedience of Joseph. When he found out that Mary was with child, he wanted to send her away quietly. But he had a dream and an angel to told him to go on with the plan to marry Mary and to look after her son. That must have … Continue reading Obedience
Today's Gospel recounts the time John the Baptist asked his disciples to ask Jesus, “Are you he who is to come, or shall we look for another?” I've always toyed with the idea that even if Jesus came into the world today and did the miracles he did and said the things he said, we … Continue reading Are you He?
Today's Gospel speaks of John the Baptist, who is asked to announce the coming of a Jesus. He says to the Pharisees and Sadducees "bear fruits that befits repentance". This line struck a chord with me. As we start to prepare for the coming of the Lord in Christmas, we sometimes start to think about … Continue reading Are you fruitful?