SHEEP OR GOAT

November 22, 2020
  We have become so used to hearing this parable that it probably doesn’t even occur to us to ask why Jesus chose to compare sheep to goats and why…
  Today’s reading from the Gospel of Matthew is one of many which speak about what we are to do in life to prepare ourselves to be part of the…
I would like to share with you today some thoughts by the man known in history as Jean Vanier.  I am sure that all of you know that Jean Vanier…

Words to hang on to

October 25, 2020
  The events that took place in the passage we have heard from Matthew’s Gospel are part of the week that Jesus spent with the disciples in Jerusalem after his…

What we give to God

October 18, 2020
  The passage of Scripture that we have for today from Matthew’s Gospel relates to us one of the encounters that Jesus had with the Pharisees during the week leading…

A REFLECTION OF THANKFULNESS

October 11, 2020
Throughout recorded history, people of faith have ever been reminded by their leaders to reflect on how their lives have been blessed. Hardships and suffering are difficult times to live…

Listening is Seeing

October 4, 2020
  A few years ago, I picked up a book while on a silent retreat. It’s entitled The Sacred Art of Listening. The author is Kay Lindahl, founder of The…
  In the passage from Philippians, Paul encourages the people in the church to ever keep before them what was in the mind of Jesus Christ.   The greatest temptation we…

Respecting the rights of God

September 20, 2020
  When I thought about today’s lesson from Matthew, I recalled one of my own experiences as a day labourer.  I didn’t stand in the marketplace or on a street…