33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Simham)

Go on working and eating your foodIn the second reading today, St. Paul writing to Thessalonians says, “we gave you a rule when we were with you: not to let anyone have any food if he refuses to do any work. Now we hear that there are some of you who are living in...

32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Francis)

Living and Dying for Heaven“You accursed fiend, you are depriving us of this present life, but the King of the world will raise us up to live again forever. It is for his laws that we are dying.”— 2 Maccabees 7:9The Old Testament is filled with examples of fidelity to...

32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Simham)

Is your faith ridiculousIn today’s gospel we come across a situation which is familiar to us in our present world where our faith is questioned and our beliefs are ridiculed at. In the name of pseudo-secularism the world is moving farther and farther away from God and...

31st Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Francis)

This Sunday we are once more presented with a tax collector receiving the mercy of God. Last week you might remember we had the parable of the tax collector and the Pharisee in the Temple. This one is that short man named Zacchaeus.In the New Testament, tax collectors...

31st Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Simham)

One Page Summary by Fr. Tony KadavilIntroduction: The common theme of today’s readings is the benevolent, compassionate and forgiving mercy of God for sinners and the response of repentance and conversion expected from us.Scripture lessons summarized:The first reading...

All Souls Day 2019 (Fr. Francis)

All Souls’ Day specially set apart that we may remember and pray for our dear ones who have gone for their eternal reward and who are currently in a state of ongoing purification.Ancient belief supported by Church tradition: People of all religions have believed in...