How to Contemplate Calamity

How to Contemplate Calamity

How to Contemplate Calamity: “The waves of death encompassed me the torrents of destruction assailed me this God his way is perfect.” 2 Samuel 22 verse 5 and 31 after the loss of his ten children owing to a natural disaster Job 1:19 Job said, “The Lord gave and the Lord has taken away blessed […]

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Pentecost, the Incarnation and Prayer

Pentecost, the Incarnation and Prayer

So, we’re here in the Ridley chapel, which for Ridley staff and students is a pretty familiar place. We’re here every day, praying together in the morning and at other times through the day as well. And one of the things I’ve been thinking about recently is: Why do we pray? Why do we pray […]

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2nd Sunday in Lent (A) 8th March 2020

2nd Sunday in Lent (A) 8th March 2020

A young and newly inducted Animator of the Small Christian Community , shared his experience at the monthly meeting. He was on his way to one of the family in his charge. Accompanied by a senior Animator they embarked on their home visit. The Area entrusted to him was a Government housing project meant to […]

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1st Sunday in Lent (A) 1st March 2020

1st Sunday in Lent (A) 1st March 2020

My dear brothers and sisters in the Lord, We have already begun a new liturgical season in this year, the season of Lent, which is also known as the season of grace. We are now on the very first Sunday of the Lent. This Sunday is also known as ‘Temptation Sunday.’ So, let’s reflect on […]

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7th Sunday in Ordinary Time (A) 23rd February 2020

My Dear sisters and brothers! In today’s gospel we have the hardest of Jesus’ teachings! Among other things, he tells us very candidly: ‘Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you’. In a world of hatred, revenge, pride and selfishness, we wonder how such a teaching of Jesus can be lived! Today’s society […]

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Ash Wednesday (A) 26th February 2020

Ash Wednesday (A) 26th February 2020

Welcome to Lent! We begin this holy season by receiving ashes on our foreheads. The season of Lent lasts forty days plus Sundays in imitation of the time Jesus spent in the desert before inaugurating his public ministry. Christians have never felt that it was appropriate to fast on Sundays. Because these seven and a […]

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