“The wages of the labourers who mowed your fields, which you kept back by fraud, cry out, and the cries of the harvesters have reached the ears of the Lord of hosts.” (James 5:4, NRSV)
Yes, truly, above and over this pandemic crisis, we are summoned to claim and embrace greater truths that life, light and right is stronger than death, darkness and wrong. And we all find them in Christ the Lord who, in God’s power and grace, is risen today, and so do we.
A reflection contributed by Emma Bridger of the United Society Partners in the Gospel – USPG in London, United Kingdom. She recently visited Philippines including the lumad communities in Mindanao particularly in Barangay Saad, Dumingag, Zamboanga del Sur.
We celebrate today the Palm Sunday which ushers the beginning of the Holy Week Celebration and brings us to the last week of the life and ministry of the Lord Jesus on earth. Brought upon by the liturgical renewal of the Church, today is also known as the Passion Sunday since the narrative of the Passion of our Lord Jesus is being read today as the Gospel of the Eucharistic Worship following after the Blessing and Procession of Palms.
Suddenly, we are saddened by COVID-19 and realized that we still have so much to revolutionize.
We do not need nor expect from the presidency to ask us to pray, we expect him and his government to prioritize and spend his billions of discretionary funds and other funds in his dispensation to launch a FREE MASSIVE TESTING…
Sharing to you my testimonial sermon for 22 March 2020 during the Opening Service of the ROMERO DAYS, an annual ecumenical celebration in remembrance of Archbishop Oscar Romero to be held in Apostelkirche. However, this has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 Pandemic and maybe pursued in a later date. Our Faith Challenges Us To […]
March 8, 2020, the Second Sunday in Lent. A reflection on John 3:1-17. “How can these things be?” (v9b). Nicodemus was a Pharisee, a teacher of the law but apparently, he did not know or understand what Jesus was talking about. I beg to disagree with some people saying that Nicodemus did not understand Jesus […]
Sharing to you a newsletter of MP Martin Patzelt in a direct English translation on its website which is in Deutsche. Please Read https://www.martin-patzelt.de/lokal_1_1_560_Frieden-beruht-auf-Gerechtigkeit-und-Naechstenliebe.html “Peace is based on justice and charity,” said Bishop Antonio Ablon, whom I welcomed to an exchange on Tuesday (March 3rd, 2020). At the beginning of 2020 I took over the […]
Sharing to you the speech of Nora, an intern of Zentrum für Mission und Ökumene – Nordkirche weltweit, during the Climate Justice Prayer on 21 February alongside with the Friday for Future Demonstration in Hamburg. In 2016, the face, or better yet: the slogan, of an elderly, anonymous woman rose to world fame – a […]