A Call To Open Locked Doors

Today’s Readings: Acts 2:1-11, John 20:19-23 REFLECTION The risen Lord shows himself to the disciples who have been troubled and fearful when he told them of his departure during the last supper. The disciples are afraid that they too might suffer the fate of their Master and so they hide themselves. But the Lord is

DO YOU LOVE ME. . . More than these

Today’s Readings: Acts 28: 16-20. 30-31, John 21:20-25 REFLECTION Do you love me? This is the first time condition to be fullfilled by a shepherd in a Church. The dialogue between Jesus and Peter expresses what being a christian is all about. Jesus asks us everyday if we love him in a special and exclusive

Do You Love Me

Today’s Readings: Acts 25:13-21, John 21:15-19 REFLECTION Today’s gospel is about Peter’s rehabilitation after Jesus’ resurrection. Peter’s failure have shown him unfit for the office of an apostle. But Jesus sees things differently. He looks into Peter’s heart and sees Peter genuine love for him. Love is the one thing necessary for Peter to shepherd

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WACC-Asia Magazine Features CFA Peace Camp

T he Asia Region of the World Association for Christian Communication has just published a special magazine on the theme “Communication is Peace”, which features an article on the Peace Camp project of CFA. The magazine, which was published as part of special awareness campaign for Asia Communication Sunday on June 21st this year, features

Jesus Prays For All!… Sinner Or Saint

Today’s Reading: Acts 22:30; 23:6-11, John 17:20-26 REFLECTION Not only does Jesus pray for His disciples who traveled with Him and heard His words and teaching; But he also prays for those who will come to believe on Him through the word of the first disciples and believers.  Jesus prays that those who will yet

Heaven Is Our Home

Today’s Readings: Acts 20:28-38, John 17:11-19 REFLECTION What do we live for? Do we live for fame and fortune? Do we desire to gain the coolest gadget, the biggest house, or the grandest car? With the same passion, do we desire strong relationships with people around us and do we even desire a personal relationship

The World Today

Today’s Readings: Acts 20:17-27, John 17:1-11 REFLECTION In today’s Gospel, Christians are called to be the leaven of goodness, the light of the world, to defend the sacredness and inviability of human life. Some people, misinterpreting what Jesus means by “world”, takes it to mean something evil, a place to run away from. The world

True Faith… One That Is Tested and Tried

Today’s Readings: Acts 19:1-8, John 16:23-28 REFLECTION In today’s gospel it is clear that the disciples knowledge and belief about Jesus is possible only in light of the special working of the Holy Spirit to enlighten people and illuminate the truth.  The disciples  then understood that Jesus was “speaking clearly” (v. 30) and could “see”

Go Out To The Whole World

Today’s Readings: Acts 1:1-11, Mark 16:15-20 REFLECTION Today’s Gospel present different, even diffining details about this glorious event his Ascension. This is because the Ascension is a mystery that may be viewed in different lights. But what this certainly means is that with the ascension, Jesus comes to full communion with the Father. This entails

Jesus In Our Midst

Today’s Readings: Acts 18: 23-29, John 16:23-28 REFLECTION Jesus in our midst, but to be aware of his presence requires faith. It is not important that we feel his presence but what matters is to persevere in his ways. In order to attain mature faith, it is necessary that we be deprived of the consolation