• 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
Friday, 08 November 2013 12:51

32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

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In many African tales and myths, there is a strong strand of belief that the way an adult man survived death was through his children.

Friday, 01 November 2013 17:23

31st Sunday in Ordinary Time

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Of the Four Gospels, only the Gospel of Luke includes the story of Zacchaeus.

 

Friday, 25 October 2013 10:50

30th Sunday in Ordinary Time

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For everybody who believes in a higher being like what we call God, prayer is not only optional but is essential ...

Wednesday, 23 October 2013 17:47

Belonging - a reflection

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Everyone wants to belong somewhere. We all like to feel included…

 

Friday, 18 October 2013 07:36

World Mission Sunday

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One important development in Catholic missionary practice after Vatican II was an emphasis on dialogue.

 

Friday, 11 October 2013 10:19

28th Week in Ordinary Time

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How often do we forget the people who have helped us get where we are, as if everything we have accomplished has been solely our own doing?

Friday, 04 October 2013 12:06

27th Sunday in Ordinary Time

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As Jesus and his disciples are on the way to Jerusalem, they stop for a breather. Suddenly they say, "Lord, increase our Faith." Why did they say this?

 

This Sunday Luke provides one of Jesus’ more powerful parables for our consideration: 

 

Friday, 27 September 2013 09:13

The Beauty of Bridges - reflection

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frbillbburtsvd 150Bridges are among the most important structures that are built in probably every society. Long or short, low or tall, made from rock, concrete, steel, wood or maybe from vines and bamboo, bridges are built to enable people to connect to each other. While made for practical reasons, they are very often things of great beauty. From ancient times till the present, people have designed bridges that not only bring people together but also have a "wow" factor. We can marvel at the engineering expertise of the designers and builders of the bridges we use, while at the same time admire their beauty.

 

Friday, 20 September 2013 18:19

25th Sunday in Ordinary Time

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Let’s say that you are on a boat with all your belongings as you are transferring house. Then there is a big storm and slowly the boat is taking on some water.

Friday, 13 September 2013 10:07

24th Sunday in Ordinary Time

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There is a logic to grace that is just confounding to the logic of justice. We have all come of age in a time where the logic of justice prevails.

Friday, 06 September 2013 11:46

23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

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I imagine Jesus chuckling at us as he asks, “If one of you decides to build a tower, will he not first sit down and calculate the outlay to see if he has enough money to complete the project?”

Thursday, 29 August 2013 20:13

22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

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The first reading of today's liturgy and Luke's Gospel account of conducting oneself properly at a wedding feast have a common theme: that of pride versus humility.

Saturday, 24 August 2013 10:30

21st Sunday in Ordinary Time

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Last week, we had a severe earthquake here in Wellington. It struck at about 2:30 in the afternoon with a magnitude of 6.5. 

Martin Luther once wrote, "Can a rock that has been in the sunlight all day not fail to give off warmth and heat at night? Can a Christian who has lived in the sunlight of God's love not fail to give off warmth and love?