6th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Simham)

For the past few weeks we have been hearing the gospels from Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount which is Mathew’s great composition. For Mathew, Jesus is the new Moses who came to liberate people from their bondage of sin and he is also the great law-giver. As Moses went up...

Epiphany (Fr. Simham)

Not much is known about the Magi or the wise men who came to visit Jesus on this feast of Epiphany. But what we do know is that these wise men traveled a long distance seeking the Messiah, the newborn king, a trip that took probably 1 to 2-years to complete. They had...

The Holy Family (Fr. Simham)

The Holy family is model to modern familiesIf at all if there is one feast which is very, very relevant to our present day society, it is the feast of the Holy family. At a time when all essential institutions started crumbling through the onslaught materialism and...

4th Sunday of Advent (Fr. Simham)

This is the last Sunday of Advent and we now move into the more immediate phase of our preparation for the great feast of Christmas. All these past weeks of Advent we have been hearing reading from prophets describing the grandeur of Messianic times and how to prepare...

2nd Sunday of Advent (Fr. Simham)

WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR? OR PREPARING FOR? We are in the season of Advent. Advent is a season of waiting or longing. There are two ways or types of waiting.You write your exams and you wait for the result. Here you can do nothing much about it. Already your fate or...