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What Pope Francis wants us to learn from Mary’s Visitation

May 31 – Thursday Feast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Reading: LK 1:39-56   Reflection: What Pope Francis wants us to learn from Mary’s Visitation Pope Francis pointed to Mary’s encounter with Elizabeth at the Visitation as a lesson in service and joy in the Christian life.   “Serving others is a […]

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The Son of Man came to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.

May 30 – Wednesday Wednesday of the Eighth Week in Ordinary Time Reading: MK 10:32-45 The Son of Man came to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.   Reflection: GOD-CENTERED OR SELF-CENTERED?   In today’s Gospel, Jesus predicts His Passion for the last time. Once again, the Apostles fail to […]

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A limited number of days

May 29 – HOLIDAY Tuesday of the Eighth Week in Ordinary Time Reading: MK 10:28-3   Reflection:   A limited number of days…… These excerpts from a poem by an unknown author. They could very well be our checklist of how to live well. God will not ask what kind of car you drove, but […]

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Friday of the Seventh Week in Ordinary Time

May 25 – Friday Friday of the Seventh Week in Ordinary Time Reading: MK 10:1-12   Reflection: Jesus stuns the Pharisees and his disciples by forbidding divorce. On what grounds? In words repeated in the marriage rite he insists, ‘What God has joined together, let no one separate.’ God who ‘from the beginning’ in his […]

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Thursday of the Seventh Week in Ordinary Time

May 24 – Thursday Thursday of the Seventh Week in Ordinary Time Reading: MK 9:41-50   Reflection: ‘Love changes everything’ is the title of a song from the musical ‘Aspects of Love’. It is love that makes the world go round despite the efforts of the musical Cabaret to convince us that it is money […]

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Any one who does a mighty work in my name

May 23 – Wednesday Wednesday of the Seventh Week in Ordinary Time Reading: MK 9:38-40 Any one who does a mighty work in my name Reflection: Love does not envy others. Envy and jealousy, its counterpart, are sinful because they lead us to sorrow over what should make us rejoice – namely, our neighbor’s good. […]

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App Jamming Summit

“Everyone in this country should learn how to program a computer… because it teaches you how to think.”- Steve Jobs In partnership with Coding Bee, First Code Academy organized the first ever App Jamming Summit in Indonesia on the 24th February 2018 in Summarecon Digital Center (SDC).  Saint John’s Junior High School Meruya made it […]

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Who is the greatest in God’s kingdom

May 22 – Tuesday Tuesday of the Seventh Week in Ordinary Time Reading: MK 9:30-37 Who is the greatest in God’s kingdom Reflection: Who is the greatest in God’s kingdom? What is the significance of Jesus’ gesture? Jesus elevated a little child in the presence of his disciples by placing the child in a privileged […]

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We see Jesus’ Mother at the Foot of the Cross

May 21 – Monday Memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church Reading: JN 19:25-34 Reflection: In the Gospel today  – we see Jesus’ Mother at the Foot of the Cross   Now her son is in trouble–  arrested, tried, condemned, and now dying. Surely, Mary’s place is close to her son. And […]

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Do you love Jesus more than these?

May 18 – Friday Friday of the Seventh Week of Easter Reading: JN 21:15-19 Do you love Jesus more than these?   Reflection: DO YOU LOVE ME?   Anyone who has seen the Pope would experience a sense of awe and wonder. Somehow there is a presence about the pope that one will never forget. […]

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