• Wartakanlah Injil kepada segala makhluk.
    Mrk 16:15

  • 你们往普天下去, 向一切受造物宣传福音
    谷 16:15

  • Everything is possible by the power of the Holy Spirit’s Grace.
    St Arnold Janssen

  • Segala sesuatu menjadi mungkin dalam kekuatan karunia Roh Kudus.
    St. Arnold Janssen

  • 我当传教士不是为主牺牲,而是上主给我的最大恩赐
    圣福若瑟神父

  • Với sức mạnh Ân Huệ của Chúa Thánh Thần, Mọi việc đều có thể được.
    St Arnoldus Janssen

  • Preach the Gospel to the whole creation./Anh em hãy đi khắp tứ phương thiên hạ, loan báo Tin Mừng cho mọi loài thọ tạo
    Mk 16:15

  • There are many different gifts, but it is always the same Spirit.
    1 Cor 12:4

  • And the Word became flesh and lived among us.
    Jn 1:14

  • Let the word of Christ, in all its richness, find a home with you.
    Col 3:16

  • To proclaim the Good News is the first and greatest act of love of neighbour.
    St Arnold Janssen

  • 传扬天国福音是第一且最大的爱近人行动
    圣杨生•爱诺德神父

  • Có nhiều đặc sủng khác nhau, nhưng chỉ có một Thần Khí/
    1 Cor. 14:4

  • 圣言成了血肉,寄居在我们中间
    若 1:14

  • Ada rupa-rupa karunia, tetapi Roh satu
    1 Kor 12:4

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Scripture Reflections
Saturday, 13 August 2016 12:39

20th Sunday in Ordinary Time - 2016

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The words of Jesus in today’s Gospel are a challenge to us dear friends: they speak of pain, they speak of division, they speak of struggle. 

Today, 9th August, we celebrate the feast of St Teresa Benedicta of the Cross.
I want to share with you how the Holy Spirit touched, guided and sustained one truly good and beautiful human being in her journey through life.

As a way of honouring St Mary of the Cross today, would you mind my sharing with you some reflections on the mystery of the Cross?

Friday, 05 August 2016 11:50

19th Sunday in Ordinary Time - 2016

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“Taste and see how good the Lord is!”, the words of response to the psalm in today’s liturgy, beautifully sum up for us the invitation and challenge within the three readings of today’s liturgy.

Friday, 29 July 2016 12:22

18th Sunday in Ordinary Time - 2016

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The SVD seminary that I attended in the USA was located in the midst of the richest suburbs of Chicago. Those suburbs were not there when the seminary was built in 1909.

Saturday, 23 July 2016 11:14

17 Sunday in Ordinary Time - 2016

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“Lord, teach us to pray.” The request of the disciples is one that Christians have had down through the centuries.

Friday, 15 July 2016 18:15

16th Sunday in Ordinary Time - 2016

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A contractor needed one more man to chop down trees for export. One day, two men appeared willing to do the job but only one can be employed so what the contractor did was to put the two men to a test,

Saturday, 09 July 2016 12:55

15th Sunday in Ordinary Time - 2016

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Last weekend I was with our Darwin Diocesan youth for the Breakaway retreat in Noonamah, NT. I drove up with two young men from Alice Springs for this retreat.

Friday, 01 July 2016 18:03

14th Sunday in Ordinary Time

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A good master teaches his apprentice how a work is done so that if ever the master goes, he knows that at any time the apprentice could take over and continue the work.

Friday, 24 June 2016 10:05

13th Sunday in Ordinary Time - 2016

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This Sunday’s Gospel reading reminds us of two important lessons to be learned if we are to be sincere followers of Christ.

Friday, 17 June 2016 16:33

12th Sunday in Ordinary Time - 2016

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To borrow another story from my friend, Fr Bel San Luis, SVD: There was a man who just came back from church after attending mass.

The liturgy of the day invites us to ponder over the theme of forgiveness. Jesus, in today’s Gospel forgives the woman who was considered a sinner by the people of her town.

Thursday, 02 June 2016 11:52

10th Sunday in Ordinary Time - 2016

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The Widow of Nain
The story:
The story of the Widow of Nain in Luke’s Gospel is extraordinarily short.

In almost all cultures, we show our hospitality by offering people food. For many of us, we see food as a way to connect, we see food as a way forge relationships.

Friday, 20 May 2016 16:27

The Most Holy Trinity

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Jesus said, “All that the Father has is mine. For this reason I said that [the Spirit] will take what is mine and declare it to you”

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