Nov 24 2017

Lay Minister’s Quiet Day 18 November 2017

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Nov 24 2017

Pew Leaflet Sunday 26 November 2017

REFLECTIONS FOR THIS SUNDAY:

The Gospel Reading unveils the meaning of all the previous parables – Parables of Waiting, Wise and Foolish Virgins, The Faithful Servant, The Talents, etc. What do you do while you are ready and waiting? You feed the hungry and clothe the naked; What does it mean to be a faithful servant? It means to visit the sick and care for the stranger; What does it mean to invest your talents? It means to use your talents to serve the most vulnerable. The biggest surprise was in the understanding of spirituality. If you have compassion and concern, you will go to heaven. (Gospel confronts Life – John D Mello)

Nov 26.pdf

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Nov 17 2017

Pew Leaflet Sunday 19 November 2017

REFLECTIONS FOR THIS SUNDAY:

How can you use your resources of time, talents and treasures for the sake of God’s reign today?

Practice for Today: One of simplest ways to participate in the work of God’s Reign is to become well-practiced in the discipline of giving. Whether it’s our time, friendship, expertise, compassion, material resources, or solidarity, we all has to contribute that can bless and uplift those around us. Today, find every opportunity to participate in God’s mission through the act of giving. (Sacredise Daily Worship)

Nov 19.pdf

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Nov 03 2017

Pew Leaflet Sunday 5 November 2017

REFLECTIONS FOR THIS SUNDAY:

The spirituality of the Pharisees was a spirituality of the status quo. They spoke about titles, positions, places of honour, ranking, privileges, a rigid hierarchy. Jesus was against this whole hierarchical system, against the status quo. So Jesus, being a rabbi, was asking the prostitutes, tax collectors and sinners to be part of his inner circle. That’s how he went against the social system, challenged the status quo. So the point is that every time you challenge the status quo, you will have opponents and adversaries. And that is the choice before each one of us as well. (Gospel confronts Life; John De Mello)

Nov 5.pdf

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Oct 27 2017

Pew Leaflet Sunday 29 October 2017

REFLECTIONS FOR THIS SUNDAY:

Today’s Gospel reading is in two parts. The first is the familiar Great Commandment in which Jesus speaks of the most important commandment in two parts -loving God and loving others. Then he adds the challenging claim that the entire law and the prophets (the Bible as they knew it then) are based on these commandments. If we want to know what righteousness or holiness looks like, then this our answer -it looks like the love of Christ. If we want to know what sin is, this is also our answer -it is anything that stands in the way of Christ like love. The Bible always speaks of love in terms of what we do, rather than what we feel. Love is always expressed through actions of self-giving, service and compassion. Today, allow the love of Jesus to be expressed through you by serving those around you as well as you can. (Sacredise Daily Worship)

October 29.pdf

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