The prophets of old were called, among other things, to foretell the coming of the Messiah. The messages of the prophets provided a window into how days of the Messiah would like. They were sent to convict, strengthen and inspire. An important aspect of their message was to point out with all clarity theContinue reading “Ephphata! Be opened! (Mk 7:31-37)”
“From within” (A reflection by Fr. Ogoe based on Mark 7:21-23)
What is man? From the earliest times, man has posed this important question. Attempts have been made up to the present day (with significant success) to define man – to study his being and behavior. Whatever the outcome of anthropological studies and their different schools of thought, all would agree that there is a certainContinue reading ““From within” (A reflection by Fr. Ogoe based on Mark 7:21-23)”
God is the Judge
In the sermon on the mount (Matt 6:1-4), Jesus warns against performing righteous deeds to win the praise and approval of people. The warning is necessary judging from the fact we are descended from Adam and we suffer from the inclination to want others notice us. If we go that route, the danger is toContinue reading “God is the Judge”
Where do you stand?
Where do you stand? based on Joshua 24:15. (By Fr. Ogoe, 08-26-12) I tell my friends the “ordeal” I sometimes have to go through at the grocery store. It is certainly not a bad thing to have assorted variety of things to choose from. The problem I have is that when I go to theContinue reading “Where do you stand?”