Jesus Calls Each Of Our Name

Weekly Missionary ReflectionSunday, 08 May 2022Easter Week IVActs 13:14,43-52; Ps. 100:2,3,5; Rev. 7:9,14b-17; John 10:27-30 Today’s Gospel is the continuation of Jesus’ revelation of Himself as the Good Shepherd (John 10). Jesus indirectly answered the question from the curious Jewish people: Is He the promised and expected Messiah? In a brief and concise way, Jesus … Lanjutkan membaca Jesus Calls Each Of Our Name

Love – Surrendering Ourselves To The End!

Weekly Missionary ReflectionSunday, 15 May 2022Easter Week VActs 14:21b-27; Ps.145:8-9,10-11,12-13ab; Rev. 21:1-5a; John 13:31-33a,34-35 This discourse is set in the context of the last supper, when Jesus finished washing the feet of all His disciples, including Judas. Then the betrayer went away in the night: he joined with the “darkness coalition”. The time for the … Lanjutkan membaca Love – Surrendering Ourselves To The End!

Jesus Calls Each of Our Name

Weekly Missionary ReflectionSunday, 08 May 2022Easter Week IV59th World Day of Prayer for VocationsActs 13:14,43-52; Ps. 100:2,3,5; Rev. 7:9,14b-17; John 10:27-30 Today’s Gospel is the continuation of Jesus’ revelation of Himself as the Good Shepherd (John 10). Jesus indirectly answered the question from the curious Jewish people: Is He the promised and expected Messiah? In … Lanjutkan membaca Jesus Calls Each of Our Name

Cast The Net Again To Get Something!

Weekly Missionary ReflectionSunday, 01 May 2022Easter Week IIIActs 5:27b-32,40b-41; Ps. 30:2,4,5,6,11,12a,13b; Rev. 5:11-14; John 21:1-19 (long) or John 21:1-14 (short) After Jesus died, His disciples lost direction. Seven (perfect number!) of the twelve main disciples were back to their natural work as fishermen. They were back to their initial status and condition before they were … Lanjutkan membaca Cast The Net Again To Get Something!

Doubt for the Leap of Faith

Weekly Missionary ReflectionEaster Week II, 11 April 2021Acts 4:32-35; Ps. 118:2-4,16ab-18,22-24; 1 John 5:1-6; John 20:19-31 Who is the Apostle of Jesus that is always used as the object of reflection in the second week of Easter? He must be Thomas, also called Didymus: "the twins." His doubt has been so famous that this Apostle … Lanjutkan membaca Doubt for the Leap of Faith

Running to The Risen Beloved

Weekly Missionary ReflectionSunday, 17 April 2022EASTER DAYActs. 10:34a,37-43; Ps. 118:1-2,16ab-17,22-23; Col. 3:1-4 or 1Cor. 5:6b-8; John 20:1-9 Let’s focus on three verbs only: run, see and believe. These three verbs relate to three “main witnesses” of the Resurrection: two men, and one woman. Two witnesses are valid, three will make it more valid. Three of … Lanjutkan membaca Running to The Risen Beloved

No Meaningless Suffering

Weekly Missionary ReflectionPalm Sunday, 10 April 2022Isa. 50:4-7; Ps. 22:8-9,17-18a,19-20,23-24; Flp. 2:6-11; Luk. 22:14- 23:56 (long) atau Luk. 23:1-49 (short) Every Palm Sunday we reflect on the Passion of Jesus. Luke’s story has some characteristics and messages. First, only one sentence of Jesus’ word on the Cross is mentioned in the Gospel of Mark/Matthew: “My … Lanjutkan membaca No Meaningless Suffering

Before Judging Others, Look At Yourself!

Weekly Missionary Reflection5th Week of Lent, 03 April 2022Isa. 43:16-21; Ps. 126:1-2b,2c-3,4-5,6; Phil. 3:8-14; John 8:1-11 No chance to escape, for a criminal caught on the spot!. The woman in today’s Gospel could be in such situation. She was caught on the spot committing adultery. She might be married or engaged to a man. Her … Lanjutkan membaca Before Judging Others, Look At Yourself!

Father’s Abundant And Unconditional Love

Weekly Missionary Reflection4th Week of Lent, 27 March 2022Jos. 5:9a,10-12; Ps. 34:2-3,4-5,6-7; 2Cor. 5:17-21; Luk. 15:1-3,11-32 A story about two sons. Both turned away: the younger son traveled to a distant country, while the elder son went to the field. Only the father stayed, waiting for his children to come home! He would run out … Lanjutkan membaca Father’s Abundant And Unconditional Love

We Are “Chosen” To Live And Grow

Weekly Missionary Reflection 3rd Week of Lent, 20 March 2022 Exo.  3:1-8a,13-15; Ps. 103:1-2,3-4,6-7,8,11; 1Cor. 10:1-6,10-12; Luk. 13:1-9 We see a lot of catastrophes and disasters nowadays: earthquakes, floods, landslides, wars, and accidents. Also, new Pilates appear: cruel and oppressive tyrants and rulers. The victims are innocent people, who are forced to live in misery … Lanjutkan membaca We Are “Chosen” To Live And Grow