Last Days

Our life is full of last days – last day of school, last day of work, last day of living at home with one’s parents, last day of serving on a committee whether it be church or social. It is at times like these that we realise that a part of our life is coming to an end […]

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Where are we going?

Where are we going? That is a question our readings pose to us today where they speak to us about the resurrection. In the First Reading we listen to how seven brothers whose belief in the resurrection was so strong they were prepared to die painful deaths before they would give up any of their beliefs […]

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Focus and Growth

In this Sunday’s Gospel we are once again invited to reflect upon where is our focus? In this regard we see a stark contrast between the Pharisee and the Tax Collector […]

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Persistence

This week’s Gospel gives us something else to consider when we pray and that is the importance of persistence […]

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Increase our faith

St Vincent was a man of faith and the way that he showed his faith shows up in two ways in the Gospel we have heard today: being led and being in relationship with others […]

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Stewardship

All of life is to be seen a gift: our health, our time, our relationships, our money and possessions. This realisation should certainly lead us to thankfulness. However, that on its own is not enough. Thankfulness must give way to generosity […]

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The call to be generous

How generous are we? How prepared are we to leave our comfort zones and go “outside” to reach out to people even though our gesture may not be appreciated? Are we happy to be generous even though we may not get anything in return? […]

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