The “Cheeky” Dilemma

Posted on the February 18th, 2017 No Comments

7th Sunday in Ordinary Time (A) As a teenager, whenever I heard the gospel passage of today being read, I used to wonder if there is anyone in the world who would actually offer a cheek after having been struck on the other. It is quite possible to find people who would offer a tunic [...]

Talk the Talk, Walk the Talk.

Posted on the February 12th, 2017 No Comments

6th Sunday in Ordinary Time (A) For many of us today, a quality that we look for in people who are put in positions of authority is credibility. If someone lacks credibility, we are less likely to accept any words, advice, instructions or even promises that come from this person. We may have either heard  [...]

To be like everybody else?

Posted on the February 5th, 2017 No Comments

5th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year A) The gospel passage on this Sunday is situated in the context of the Sermon on the Mount. It is here that Jesus is teaching His disciples who were just commoners and that is probably why He had to make His teachings as easy as possible to understand. In [...]