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July 31 – Wednesday MT 13:36-43 Gospel Reading MT 13:44-46 Reflection Imagine the reaction of the person who finds the hidden treasure in this parable, how their hearts must have leapt to find it! Their whole life is turned around; for the first time in their life they have hope that things will be better. […]

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Celebrating Hari Anak Nasional in Indosiar

Last Tuesday, 23rd of July 2019, I went to Indosiar TV station with my schoolmates and teachers. It s located at a wide area with buildings as office and studio for recording and shooting. In the beginning of the activities, we  went on a tour visit of the TV station which ended in the studio. […]

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Tuesday of the Seventeenth Week in Ordinary Time

July 30 – Tuesday Tuesday of the Seventeenth Week in Ordinary Time Gospel Reading MT 13:36-43 Reflection Weeds and wheat all grow together and, at the harvest, are separated. In each of us strengths and weaknesses of personality exist together, as do our goodness and faults. God sees us whole, and looks on the total […]

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Memorial of Saint Martha

July 29 – Monday Memorial of Saint Martha Gospel Reading JN 11:19-27 Reflection Martha’s faith in Jesus is absolute. She believes that her brother Lazarus will rise again in the resurrection on the last day. She acknowledges Jesus as ‘the Messiah, the Son of God’. Faith in the resurrection helps us to live with an […]

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Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

July 28 – Sunday Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Gospel Reading LK 11:1-13 Reflection The disciples see how vitally important prayer is to Jesus. They want to be able to pray like him. What we call the Lord’s Prayer is the model for all prayer, because it contains all that Christians need for authentic prayer. […]

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Saturday of the Sixteenth Week in Ordinary Time

July 27 – Saturday Saturday of the Sixteenth Week in Ordinary Time Gospel Reading MT 13:24-30 Reflection Sometimes we may think that perfection is acquired by becoming aware of our faults and working to root these out. However, when we become more familiar with Jesus’ attitude to the limited and sinful side of ourselves we […]

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Memorial of Saints Joachim and Anne, Parents of the Blessed Virgin Mary

July 26 – Friday Memorial of Saints Joachim and Anne, Parents of the Blessed Virgin Mary Gospel Reading MT 13:18-23 Sts. Anne and Joachim were the parents of Mary and are patron saints of grandparents. We do not know much about Joachim and Anne—even their names have been handed on to us by tradition. The […]

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Feast of Saint James, Apostle

July 25 – Thursday Feast of Saint James, Apostle Gospel Reading MT 20:20-28 Reflection The disciples in this scene from today’s Gospel think of being with Jesus in terms of having power and influence. Jesus, however, makes it clear that to have power or to be a leader is to serve, just as he does, […]

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Wednesday of the Sixteenth Week in Ordinary Time

July 24 – Wednesday Wednesday of the Sixteenth Week in Ordinary Time Gospel Reading MT 13:1-9 Reflection Many biblical commentators see this parable as the basic metaphor of the whole Gospel. The seed is the Word, and the sower is God, whose will can never be stopped. The seed falls on different types of ground, […]

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Tuesday of the Sixteenth Week in Ordinary Time

July 23 – Tuesday Tuesday of the Sixteenth Week in Ordinary Time Gospel Reading MT 12:46-50 Reflection Jesus in this reading speaks of two ways he says the people around him belong to his family. Firstly he belongs to the family he was born into, to that of his mother and relations. His other family […]

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