19th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Simham)

19th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Simham) I want you to observe one strange thing happening in the Gospel. Jesus is in the midst of an important discourse on the Eucharist about bread of life. How it is better than manna and how it is going to give them eternal life...

18th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Simham)

18th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Simham) I remember the story of a man who rang up to his mom and said, “Mom today I don’t want to go to church, because I have to two reasons. 1. It’s same old faces I see everyday and 2. They don’t like me anyway. And the mother said...

17th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Simham)

17th Sunday in Ordinary Time YOU CAN MAKE A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE I remember the story of a king who wanted to appoint a new Prime Minister. There were many applicants for the job from whom three were recruited. But only one is needed for the post. And the king wanted...

16th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Simham)

16th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Simham) One year back I took one month off from the parish and visited my native parish in India. I thought of having good rest and seeing some of my childhood places. When I went there and attended to celebrate daily mass, I was...

15th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Simham)

15th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Simham) Less Luggage and More Comfort Those who have travelled by Indian railways must have seen a short notice on every trains. It will at almost every door or window. It says “Less luggage; more comfort”. What they mean to say is:...

14th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Simham)

14th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Simham) THORN IN THE FLESH If you watch some of the Christian channels on T.V and also some of the churches services and prayer groups, you’ll see lot of importance being given to “TESTIMONIES”. You know what ‘testimonies’ are? They...