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MOUNTAIN SYMBOLISM IN THE BIBLE – 17TH March 2019, 2ND Sunday Of Lent

Gn 15:5-12, 17-18; Phil 3:17-4:1; Lk 9:28-36 – Edmond Lo Born a resident of Tsuen Wan, Hong Kong, I grew up admiring the Tai Mo Shan, which held our small rural town in its broad embrace like a giant. What…

WHO IS MY LORD? – 10th March 2019, 1st Sunday Of Lent

Deuteronomy 26:4-10; Romans 10:8-13; Luke 4:1-13 – Pope Benedict XVI Reflecting on the temptations to which Jesus was subjected in the wilderness invites each one of us to answer a fundamental question: What really counts in my life? In the…

REMOVING THE SPLINTER IN OUR EYE – 3rd March 2019, 8th Sunday In Ordinary Time (C)

Sir 27:4-7; 1 Cor 15:54-58; Lk 6:39-45 – John Paul II In different parts of the world there is a great neglect of the Sacrament of Penance. This is sometimes linked to an obscuring of the religious and moral conscience,…

LORD, TEACH ME TO LOVE AS YOU HAVE LOVED US – 24TH February 2019 – 7th Sunday In Ordinary Time (C)

1 Sam 16:2,7-9,12-13.22-23; 1 Cor 15:45-49; Lk 6:27-38 – Pope Francis We can ask: What keeps us united? Why are we united? What prompts us to encounter each other? The certainty of knowing that we have been loved with a…

“Happy is a synonym for holy” – 6TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

Jer 17:5-8; 1 Cor 15:12, 16-20; Lk 6:17, 20-26   Pope Francis   MOST ENLIGHTENING … Nothing is more enlightening than turning to Jesus’ words and seeing His way of teaching the truth. Jesus explained with great simplicity what it…

FEAT NOT, BE BOLD, FOR GOD IS WITH US! – 3rd February 2019, 4th Sunday In Ordinary Time

Jer 1:4-5, 17-19; 1 Cor 12:31 – 13:13; Luke 4:21-30 – Paul Yeung Luke puts this episode at the beginning of Jesus’ public ministry for a reason. The remarkable contrast between the initial acceptance and admiration and the subsequent rejection…

YOUR WORD: JOY OF MY HEART, LIGHT TO MY FEET – 27th January 2019, 3rd Sunday In Ordinary Time

Neh 8:2-10; 1 Cor 12:12-30; Lk 1:1-4, 4:14-21 – Fernando Armellini SCJ Claretian Publications, Macau It was a Saturday. Like every pious Jew, Jesus goes to the synagogue. There are two readings and the one who reads the second text…

HE NEEDED TO PRAY – 14th January 2019, Baptism Of Our Lord Jesus

Luke 3:15-16,21-22 – Fernando Armellini SCJ Claretian Publications The Gospel opens with a significant finding, “the people were in expectation.” It is easy to imagine what they are waiting for: the slaves expected freedom, the poor a new condition of…

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THE KEY TO PEACE – 16th December 2018, 3rd Sunday of Advent

Zephaniah 3:14-18a; Philippians 4:4-7; Luke 3:10-18 Shiu Lan www.FLL.cc In this third Sunday of Advent as we anticipate and prepare ourselves to relive the spirit of that first Christmas more than two thousand years ago, the scripture readings remind us…

MY PROPHETIC ROLE REQUIRES MY OWN REPENTANCE AND REFORMATION – 9TH December 2018, 2ND Sunday In Advent (C)

Bar 5:1-9, Phil 1:4-6, 8-11, Lk 3:1-6 – May Tam www.FLL.cc “The word of God came to John the son of Zechariah in the desert:”  what an unlikely opening verse for the preparation of Jesus’ public ministry! Luke had just…