• 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

  • 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

  • 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, 06 July 2013 15:30

Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

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The Lord of the harvest continually sends each of us into His plentiful harvest to be agents of peace, healing and liberation.

Friday, 28 June 2013 17:20

13th Sunday in Ordinary Time

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The opening verse sets the tone for this Sunday’s gospel reading “…he set his face to go to Jerusalem.”


Tuesday, 25 June 2013 18:13

Thank God for the gardeners - a reflection

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In the Scriptures vineyards are often mentioned. A vineyard is, of course, a type of garden.

Friday, 21 June 2013 16:22

12th Sunday in Ordinary Time

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Imagine the disciples of Jesus being asked the question, “Who do you say I am?” For the disciples, they thought that this might be a test.

Friday, 14 June 2013 10:02

11th Sunday in Ordinary Time

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Today’s gospel invites us to surrender ourselves at the feet of Jesus in an act of humility and repentance and to open ourselves to be immensely loved by God.


Friday, 07 June 2013 08:17

10th Sunday in Ordinary Time

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Both Elijah and Jesus are moved with compassion in the face of suffering and death.

Saturday, 01 June 2013 11:15

The Body and Blood of Christ

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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 to forge relationships.

Friday, 24 May 2013 11:14

Trinity Sunday

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Whenever we pray, we start and end our prayers with our acknowledgement of the Trinity.


Friday, 17 May 2013 10:19

Pentecost Sunday

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Fr-Asaeli-Raass-head-and-shoulders-150A few months before my father died, he wrote a letter addressed to my mum and all the siblings. We did not know it until the funeral day. It was a short letter written with so much love and affection for the family especially his grandchildren.

Dad loved to write in cursive style and I’ve always loved to watch him take special care in writing as well as the content of what he writes. He could write on anything from old cardboards to used A4 papers, and would still looked stunning.

Friday, 10 May 2013 09:13

The Ascension of the Lord

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Fr Albano Da Costa 150“The meaning of Christ’s Ascension,” writes Pope Benedict XVI, “expresses our belief that in Christ the humanity that we all share has entered into the inner life of God in a new and hitherto unheard of way. It means that we have found an everlasting place in God.” It would be a mistake to interpret the Ascension as “the temporary absence of Christ from the world.” Rather, “we go to heaven to the extent that we go to Jesus Christ and enter into him.” Heaven is a person: “Jesus himself is what we call heaven.”

frbillbburtsvd 150“Peace be with you!” These words, spoken by Jesus not long before His life on earth would seemingly come to an end, are recorded in the Gospel of John (14:23-29). With Jesus’ death, the relatively peaceful lives of those who heard those words, His closest followers, were thrown into turmoil. Rightfully, they must have wondered what Jesus could have meant by “peace” when they experienced the opposite.

Saturday, 27 April 2013 12:25

Fifth Sunday of Easter

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Love is a word that we always hear. Every time we hear the word love our eyes light up and somehow our heart beats just a little bit faster. However, the word love is one of the most misunderstood and one of the most abused words, in my opinion.

Fr Albano Da Costa 150The FOURTH Sunday of Easter is known as ‘Good Shepherd Sunday’. It is also the World Day of Prayer for Vocations. Each year on this Sunday we reflect on the image of Jesus as the ‘Good Shepherd’.

The image of God as a shepherd is Biblical. In the OT we have references to it in the book of the Prophets Isaiah chapter 40 and Ezekiel chapter 34 who speak of Yahweh as the shepherd of Israel.

Friday, 12 April 2013 13:08

Third Sunday of Easter

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Fr-Asaeli-Raass-head-and-shoulders-150Happy Easter! The three-fold question of Jesus to Peter emphasizes the seriousness of Jesus’ inquiry. To love Jesus is not just a single response – it takes a lifetime of service.

When I was discerning this path to become a religious missionary, my initial response was a very casual “yes”. I was not sure of what it would entail until I reached the continent of Africa. There I was challenged to the very core of my being of what it means to say “yes” to Jesus’ question.

Saturday, 06 April 2013 10:49

Second Sunday of Easter

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A nominal Catholic came up to the priest after a mass. He complained, “Father, your homily is boring. Every time I go to church it is always the same. It is always about the birth of Christ.” The priest replied, “My son, it is always the birth of Christ because you only come to church during Christmas.”