Receive The Holy Spirit!

Weekly Missionary ReflectionSunday, 28 May 2023Solemnity Of The PentecostAct. 2:1-11; Ps. 104:1ab,24ac,29c-30,31,34; 1Cor. 12: 3b-7.12-13; Joh. 20:19-23 Pentecost in the Liturgical Calendar marks the end of the Easter season. We might be familiar with the story of the coming of the Holy Spirit upon the apostles as in the first reading. I personally feel that … Lanjutkan membaca Receive The Holy Spirit!

Speaking with the heart, Acting with a Conscience

Weekly Missionary Reflection7th Sunday of Easter, 21 May 2023World Communication DayActs 1:12-14; Ps. 27:1,4,7-8a; 1Pet. 4:13-16; John 17:1-11a Dear missionary friends, Today we are celebrating the 7th Sunday of Easter as well as the World Communication Day. In his message for the 57th World Day of Social Communication, Pope Francis would like to focus on … Lanjutkan membaca Speaking with the heart, Acting with a Conscience

Holy Spirit, The Advocate

Weekly Missionary Reflection6th Sunday of Easter, 14 May 2023Act. 8:5-8,14-17; Ps. 66:1-3a,4-5,6-7a,16,20; 1Pet. 3:15-18; John 14:15-21 This is the 6th Sunday of Easter. Both the first reading and Gospel reading invite us to ponder the role of the Holy Spirit God. As Catholics, we believe that God becomes a  man in Jesus through the mystery … Lanjutkan membaca Holy Spirit, The Advocate

How to be Faithful?

Weekly Missionary Reflection5th Sunday of Easter, 07 May 2023Act. 6:1-7; Ps. 33:1-2,4-5,18-19; 1Pet. 2:4-9; John 14:1-12 We need to understand the language of each other in our communication. It’s good to use the same language: Indonesian language or the same dialect. We also have to understand if our partner needs “sign language” if he/she is … Lanjutkan membaca How to be Faithful?

Vocation: Grace and Mission

Weekly Missionary Reflection60th World Day of Prayer for Vocations4th Sunday of Easter, 30 April 2023Acts 2:14a,36-41; Ps. 23:1-3a,3b-4,5,6; 1Pet. 2:20b-25; John 10:1-10 Dear beloved missionaries, Today we celebrate the Week of Vocation which celebration coincides with the fourth Sunday of Easter. The Church devotes this Sunday, especially to paying attention to the call for Priests, … Lanjutkan membaca Vocation: Grace and Mission

Emmaus Journey

Weekly Missionary Reflection3rd Sunday of Easter, 23 April 2023Act. 2:14,22-33; Ps. 16:1-2a,5,7-8,9-10,11; 1Pet. 1:17-21; Luk. 24:13-35 On the third Sunday of Easter we are invited to ponder the journey of the two disciples of Jesus to Emmaus. This story happened after Mary Magdalene and some disciples of Jesus found the empty tomb of Jesus. It’s … Lanjutkan membaca Emmaus Journey

Rise in Spirit

Weekly Missionary Reflection2nd Sunday of Easter, 16 April 2023Acts 2:42-47; Ps. 118:2-4,13-15,22-24; 1Pet. 1:3-9; Joh. 20:19-31 We have heard that the Lord Jesus assigned the woman Apostle to send the Good News of His resurrection to the Apostles. The Gospel of Easter is also proclaimed in many ways. During Easter afternoon the risen Jesus Christ … Lanjutkan membaca Rise in Spirit

Jesus Is Risen

Weekly Missionary ReflectionSunday, 09 April 2023EASTER – THE RESURRECTION OF JESUS CHRISTActs 10:34a,37-43; Ps. 118:1-2,16ab-17,22-23; Col. 3:1-4 or 1Cor. 5:6b-8; Yoh. 20:1-9  Resurrection is the Act of God “Jesus is risen” and “we are the witness”, are the cores of all Easter messages. In his specific way, St. John, the author of the Gospel, wrote … Lanjutkan membaca Jesus Is Risen

Struggling and Persevering in Faith

Weekly Missionary ReflectionPalm Sunday, 02 April March 2023Isa. 50:4-7; Ps. 22:8-9,17-18a,19-20,23-24; Phil. 2:6-11; Matt. 26:14 - 27:66 (long) or Matt. 27:11-54 (short) Today we celebrate Palm Sunday, and the Holy Week begins. The Church invites us to contemplate the passion of Jesus Christ. Some of us might have memorized the way of the cross of … Lanjutkan membaca Struggling and Persevering in Faith

Persistent In Faith And See The Glory of God

Weekly Missionary Reflection5th Sunday of Lent, 26 March 2023Eze. 37:12-14; Ps. 130:1-2,3-4b,4c-6,7-8; Rom. 8:8-11; John 11:1-45 (long) or John 11:3-7,17,20-27,33b-45 (short) On the 5th Sunday of Lent, the Church invites us to contemplate the story of Jesus and Lazarus. I am always interested in this story of the Gospel. We can see that Martha, Mary, … Lanjutkan membaca Persistent In Faith And See The Glory of God