• Synodality and this Sunday’s Gospel    

    Jesus reveals Himself to us. How do we accept His answer that He is the Son of God? Do we truly believe that He is the Son of God? If we believe and share this revelation with one another, then we build our faith. The journey becomes clearer when we...

  • History About the Sacred Heart of Jesus

    The Sacred Heart of Jesus is a special form of devotion to the physical heart of Jesus. It is the love He shares with the Father and the Holy Spirit for humanity.In the eleventh and twelfth centuries, devotion to the Sacred Heart arose in Benedictine and Cistercian monasteries. Passages from the published work “Vitis mystica” inspired...

  • Synodality and Divine Mercy Sunday

    We have learned that the Gospel this Sunday focuses on the gift of mercy, which was given to us through Jesus Christ’s death, burial and Resurrection. How do we connect this to Synodality? God shared His son with us so that we may have salvation. God’s unconditional love echoes volumes...

  • Synodality

    Greetings Synodality is a part of us now, especially on our journey together in this life as sons and daughters of God. During our walk together, we may experience good and bad times, hurts and joys, surprises and disappointments. How do we respond to those who hurt us?  We should...

  • Dear OLPH Family of Families,

    Tomorrow we celebrate new beginnings and the promise of a new year. It is fitting on the first day of January that we also celebrate the feast of the Solemnity of Mary, commemorating the role Mary plays in the mystery of our salvation. The Second Vatican Council stated: “Clearly from...

  • Reflection on Synodality

    As we celebrate the Holy Family which consists of Saint Joseph, The Virgin Mary, and the child Jesus, we respect and love this example of love given to us from our God above. If we understand the bond which holds this family together, then we could parallel it to our...

  • Reflection On Synodality during the Fourth Sunday of Advent Year C

    As we walk side by side on life’s journey with the hope of seeing Jesus Christ at the finish line, we look around and observe those around us. We open our hearts to care for our neighbours, the elderly, men, women, teenagers, children, and babies. As the final purple candle...

  • REFLECTION ON SYNODALITY – “Walking side by side.”

    As we journey together in Synodality, each person walking side by side hoping to see Jesus Christ at the end of the finish line, we ask ourselves “Are we prepared to see Jesus’ face?” As we look around, do we really care for those around us? Are we concerned with...

  • Reflection on The Second Sunday in Advent, The Gospel Reading and Synodality.

    The First Candle symbolizes Hope which foretold the Birth of Christ and started to prepare us. We reflected inwardly and acknowledged our sins with the hope of  turning over a new leaf. How do we make this change for the better? The second Advent Candle represents Faith, which is also known as the Bethlehem Candle as we...

  • The Connection between Synodality, Advent and Stewardship.

    Advent marks the beginning of the Liturgical Year and during this First Sunday on the 28th of November in 2021, we light the first candle renewing our love and commitment to Jesus, our King. We renew our faith and as it is said, faith without works is dead. We say we...