Reading for Tuesday, Seventeenth Week in Ordinary Time Year A. Memorial: Saint Alphonsus Liguori, Bishop and Doctor of the Church. Liturgical Colour: white First Reading: (Exodus 33: 7-11; 34: 5b-9, 28) Responsorial Psalm:  (Psalms 103:6-7, 8-9, 10-11, 12-13) Gospel: (Matthew 13: 36-43)

First Reading: (Exodus 33: 7-11; 34: 5b-9, 28) Responsorial Psalm:  (Psalms 103:6-7, 8-9, 10-11, 12-13) Gospel: (Matthew 13: 36-43)   First Reading: (Exodus 33: 7-11; 34: 5b-9, 28) Moses also taking the tabernacle, pitched it without the camp afar off, and called the name thereof, The tabernacle of the covenant. And all the people that had any question, went forth to the tabernacle of the covenant, without the camp. And when Moses went forth to the tabernacle, all the people rose up, and every one stood in the door of his…

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TO ASK FOR WISDOM

TO ASK FOR WISDOM… Is it possible not to understand one’s request? Have you ever made a request without knowing exactly what you are asking for? There are certain requests that should not be made unless one understands the implication of the request. There can be no wisdom without knowledge and understanding. What is our knowledge and understanding of wisdom? Writing this reflection and having no clear cut picture of what it’s actual message would be; informs me that “wisdom” comes from above. Wisdom is a perfect attribute of God.…

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FORGETTING GOD

FORGETTING GOD… In the wilderness, the children of Israel exchanged “ELYON” their glory for the image of a bull that eats grass. Moses could not hold back his rage at the harshness of their ingratitude and two tablets of stone experienced the hardness of the ground. Imagine the pain of a mother who has been forgotten by the children she bore and nursed! Tell me the medicine that would easy such a pain if you know? When we fail to forgive those who offend us, we forget God who forgives…

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BLESSING FOR THE WEEK AND THE MONTH OF AUGUST.

BLESSING FOR THE WEEK AND THE MONTH OF AUGUST. May God impute no guilt on you, may He forgive your offences and have your sins blotted out. Even if great floods overflow, they will never reach you. God will be your refuge, He will guard you in trouble and sorround you with songs of deliverance. As you fix your gaze on God, your head will never hang in shame. As you call on God’s holy name, may He save you from all your troubles and give you His peace and…

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