Lent

The season of Lent begins with Ash Wednesday. It is the time when the whole Church prepares to celebrate the death and resurrection of Christ. The period of Lent lasts for forty days. This is in imitation of Christ who fasted for forty days just before He began His...

Seek Justice, says the Lord …

We are like fig trees – we too need to be fruitful in life!  The ancient Christians believed that every Mass was a fruitful victory for the Kingdom of God.  The early martyrs were seen not as victims but as victors defeating evil in their witness to Jesus, who is...

In Jesus’ name I come to you…

Is the Lord asking too much?  Is he expecting too much of us?  No, He is only telling us to be forgiving so we can receive forgiveness.  In St Matthew’s Gospel, the Jewish people are told to be sincere or perfect as their heavenly Father is sincere or perfect.  In St...