Catholic Teachings

Enough Is Enough 19th March, 2017

Enough Is Enough 19th March, 2017

In life, problems are realities which we experience daily. Where do you go when your plans fail in life? What do you do when all odds seem to be against you?

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My Own Transfiguration In Lent 12TH MARCH, 2017

My Own Transfiguration In Lent 12TH MARCH, 2017

Our natural inclination is to stay where we are, to make a tent and to settle comfortably. God continually urges us to a land which He Himself will show us.

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My Own Temptation 5th March, 2017

My Own Temptation 5th March, 2017

When a student is going to write an examination, there is usually a moment of preparation. The motive is to put the student in shape in order to be adequately prepared to render

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Guide To Holiness 19th February, 2017

Guide To Holiness 19th February, 2017

The readings of today invite us to reflect on our relationship with God, our relationship with people in the world and the relationship we have with our own selves.

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Be A Real Christian 12th February, 2017

Be A Real Christian 12th February, 2017

Man by nature is not robotic. What this means is that, God has endowed man with the gift of free will. With this free will, man is able to decide for the self in life. Either to choose the good and embrace

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The True Christian Identity: Salt And Light 5TH FEBRUARY, 2017

The True Christian Identity: Salt And Light 5TH FEBRUARY, 2017

Dear family of God, today being the fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time and the first Sunday of a new month, the month of February, the readings of the day invite us

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Becoming Happy In Life 29TH JANUARY, 2017

Becoming Happy In Life 29TH JANUARY, 2017

In life, there are many things we do which make us happy. For some, their happiness is dependent on going to the beach to party with friends; for others,

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Lamb of God 15TH JANUARY, 2017

Lamb of God 15TH JANUARY, 2017

With the celebration of the Baptism of the lord last week Monday, we end the Season of Christmas and we now enter into the first phase of the season of Ordinary Time

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Epiphany Of The Lord 8th January, 2017

Epiphany Of The Lord 8th January, 2017

Epiphany means manifestation. In the gospel reading of today the whole story of the Epiphany is told. Next week we shall read the story of the second manifestation

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Solemnity Of The Blessed Virgin Mary ,1st January, 2017

Solemnity Of The Blessed Virgin Mary ,1st January, 2017

The Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God: We celebrated the liturgical feast of the Blessed Virgin Mary on January 1st, which is the Octave of Christmas.

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The God Who Comes,18TH DECEMBER, 2016

The God Who Comes,18TH DECEMBER, 2016

A kindergarten teacher tells her class the Christmas story of the Shepherds and the Three Wise Men. At the end she asked them, “Now tell me, who was the first to know about the birth of Jesus?”

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Preparing For The Coming Of The LORD, 4TH DECEMBER, 2016

Preparing For The Coming Of The LORD, 4TH DECEMBER, 2016

John the Baptist, back then, was a figure of the role of the church today. With all of the many dimensions of our preparations for Christmas, we, as Christians, must give priority to the preparation

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Waiting For The Redeemer, 27TH NOVEMBER, 2016

Waiting For The Redeemer, 27TH NOVEMBER, 2016

Today is the First Sunday of Advent and it marks the beginning of a new year in the Church liturgy celebration of the mysteries of Christ, our Redeemer. A new liturgical year begins, a new season begins,

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Journey’s End, 13TH NOVEMBER 2016

Journey’s End, 13TH NOVEMBER 2016

As we draw near to the end of the liturgical year – next Sunday is the last Sunday – the Church is putting this question to each of us: “What do you see as the purpose of your life,

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Life After Death, 6th November 2016

Life After Death, 6th November 2016

The skepticism of the Sadducees in today’s Gospel still has a hold in many a Christian heart, even when in our creed we profess belief in the resurrection of the body, and life everlasting.

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A Call To Conversion, 30TH OCTOBER 2016

A Call To Conversion, 30TH OCTOBER 2016

Beloved, the Gospel reading of today gives an example of the conversion of Zacchaeus and Jesus’ attitude towards sinners for us to follow. Zacchaeus, a wealthy man and a senior tax collector,

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The Secret Of Good Worship, 23RD OCTOBER 2016

The Secret Of Good Worship, 23RD OCTOBER 2016

Today’s gospel is one to which every believer needs to pay close attention. It is the story of two believers, a Pharisee and a tax collector. It is important to underline the facts that both men were

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With prayer all things are possible, 9TH OCTOBER 2016

With prayer all things are possible, 9TH OCTOBER 2016

The readings for today’s Liturgy, especially the First and Gospel, invites us to a deep prayer life because with prayer all things are possible. We are invited, again, to let our prayer be action oriented

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Lord increase Our Faith, 2ND OCTOBER 2016

Lord increase Our Faith, 2ND OCTOBER 2016

There is really no “ordinary” time for the Christian. Yet, especially in times of extraordinary pressures, when challenged to go even further, we may often be moved to pray, hopefully if not

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Two Separate Worlds, 25TH SEPTEMBER 2016

Two Separate Worlds, 25TH SEPTEMBER 2016

It is ironic when we listen to today’s gospel about Lazarus and the rich man, we tend automatically to identify with Lazarus. We miss the whole point of the story. We, in fact, collectively are the

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Who Is Master: God Or Money? 18TH SEPTEMBER, 2016

Who Is Master: God Or Money? 18TH SEPTEMBER, 2016

The preaching of Amos has a clearer message for modern day social standards than that of any other Old Testament prophet. He prophesied that Israel would be punished for the crimes, that her

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The Door To The Kingdom, 21ST AUGUST 2016

The Door To The Kingdom, 21ST AUGUST 2016

In today’s Gospel Luke tells us about the door policy of the kingdom of God and how there is no such thing as automatic membership. Whiles Jesus is making his way to Jerusalem, someone asks

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Vanity Of Vanities All Is Vanity, 31ST JULY 2016

Vanity Of Vanities All Is Vanity, 31ST JULY 2016

Here the gospel is emphatically telling us that a real and meaningful life cannot be attained from an abundance of material possessions alone. The rich man in the gospel reading must have

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The Good Samaritan, 10TH JULY 2016

The Good Samaritan, 10TH JULY 2016

Of all of the teachings of Jesus the parable of the Good Samaritan is undoubtedly the most famous, known to Christians and non-Christians alike. His parable is, of course, about responsibility,

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Solemnity Of Saints Peter And Paul ,3RD JULY 2016

Solemnity Of Saints Peter And Paul ,3RD JULY 2016

SAINTS PETER AND PAUL: Veneration of the two great Apostles, Peter and Paul, has its roots in the very foundations of the Church. They are the solid rock on which the Church is built. They are at

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Cost Of Discipleship, 26TH JUNE 2016

Cost Of Discipleship, 26TH JUNE 2016

A renewal of personal loyalty to Jesus and to his teaching seems to be the obvious theme today. One might begin by talking about decisions or choices. Few really important decisions are made

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