* * I * * Cynthia, her mother from Indonesia, and I have celebrated All Saints’ Day Sunset Mass at Christ the King last Wednesday evening. During the sermon and to my surprise, the priest quoted Lady Gaga’s Born this Way. Cynthia and I, together with the younger… Continue reading You are a Good Person (Because You are Born This Way)
Yesterday, Cynthia and I have celebrated the feast of The Assumption at the Cathedral. Quite honestly, the Cathedral is likely the most uncomfortable place in Singapore to attend a Mass. It is warm inside, even in the evening. The noise from the main streets surrounding the Cathedral can be distracting. So are the fans inside blowing… Continue reading Assumption Of Mary: A Personal View
To be frank, I am not a devout Catholic. Yes, I go to Church almost every Sunday and attend every Day of Obligation that falls on a weekday if I can. In between the weekly Masses, I seldom think about spirituality and divinity. Sure, I say a little prayer of thanks before my meals. Most… Continue reading Musing Over Galatians 5:16-25
Cynthia and I, to be frank, picked Cathedral of the Good Shepard due to convenience. A six thirty evening Mass in town on a weekday was just nice. Our Cathedral is the oldest Church in Singapore. It shows. Part of the ceiling is falling apart. There are cracks on the walls and there is no air… Continue reading Feast of the Ascension
Try this out the next time you and your partner have an argument: Hold his or her hands while you argue. I first heard about this idea from Wedding Encounter years ago. Holding someone’s hands or even hugging that someone while trying to be mad at him or her is, believe it or not, very hard… Continue reading What Does Corpus Christi Mean To Me?