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Ready to Enter the Academic Year 2019 – 2020

Saint John’s Catholic School teachers and staff celebrates the First Friday Mass on July 5th 2019 as the kick-off of the new academic year. Teachers’ first week of working will be full of enriching activities, namely personal branding, team bonding, etc. With enriched spirit, teachers and staff are going to aim for better achievements during […]

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Feast of Saint Mary Magdalene

July 22 – Monday Feast of Saint Mary Magdalene Gospel Reading JN 20:1-2, 11-18   Reflection Mary is one of the first witnesses of the Resurrection, she was the one who brought the news of the empty tomb to Peter and John, and later she announced to the disciples,                'I have seen the […]

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Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

July 21 – Sunday Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Gospel Reading LK 10:38-42   Reflection The friendship between Jesus and the family at Bethany – Martha, Mary and Lazarus – is beautifully described in the eleventh chapter of the Gospel of John. It is a household where Jesus is warmly, even intimately, welcomed. This is […]

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Saturday of the Fifteenth Week in Ordinary Time

July 20 – Saturday Saturday of the Fifteenth Week in Ordinary Time Gospel Reading MT 12:14-21   Reflection In spite the Pharisees desire to destroy him Jesus did not take flight out of fear or fight out of anger. Instead Jesus focuses on revealing his Father’s love as the truth and the justice he lives […]

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Friday of the Fifteenth Week in Ordinary Time

July 19 – Friday Friday of the Fifteenth Week in Ordinary Time Gospel Reading MT 12:1-8   Reflection In this reading we meet Jesus as one who believes that all law must serve the law of love. He calls this his commandment and in it he highlights his love for us as what must shape […]

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Thursday of the Fifteenth Week in Ordinary Time

July 18 – Thursday Thursday of the Fifteenth Week in Ordinary Time Gospel Reading MT 11:28-30   Reflection A yoke has traditionally been used between a pair of animals, usually oxen, to help them pull together on a load. Who is joined to you in this yoke? Surely it is Jesus himself! Jesus is not […]

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Wednesday of the Fifteenth Week in Ordinary Time

July 17 – Wednesday Wednesday of the Fifteenth Week in Ordinary Time Gospel Reading MT 11:25-27   Reflection A curtain is drawn back here to show the unique personal relationship between Jesus and his Father. The distinctive and intimate name ‘Abba, Father’ appears five times here. This is the common domestic name in Aramaic (Jesus’ […]

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Tuesday of the Fifteenth Week in Ordinary Time

July 16 – Tuesday Tuesday of the Fifteenth Week in Ordinary Time Gospel Reading MT 11:20-24           Reflection We might not feel very comfortable with the idea of Jesus as our judge, who thunders terrible threats on big and powerful cities. We might prefer the nice sayings about love and universal […]

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Memorial of Saint Bonaventure, Bishop and Doctor of the Church

July 15 – Monday Memorial of Saint Bonaventure, Bishop and Doctor of the Church Gospel Reading MT 10:34—11:1     Reflection These hard words of Jesus can only be understood in the light of our life experience, the times we had to face the dramatic choices Jesus speaks of. We know there are moments when […]

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Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

July 14 – Sunday Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Gospel Reading LK 10:25-37   Reflection The religious officials in the story – the priest and the Levite – fail the test (probably the fear of ritual impurity prevents them from responding as neighbours to the stricken man). Meanwhile, the Samaritan, an ethnic and religious outsider, […]

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