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IN SOLITUDE WE FIND BOTH GOD AND SELF
Martin Martin
Articles : 59
Since : 11/03/2014
Category : Religions & Beliefs

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SECOND SUNDAY OF ADVENTIDE OF YEAR A

SECOND SUNDAY OF ADVENTIDE OF YEAR A

SECOND SUNDAY OF ADVENTIDE OF YEAR A TEXTS: Isa 11, 1-10 / Ps 71 (72), 1-2. 7-8. 12-13. 17 / Rom 15, 4-9 / Mt 3, 1-12 PREACHER: Rev. Fr. Martin KOTCHOFFA, SVD THEME: Repent! Beloved, the prophet Isaiah announces to us a new era which with the advent of the “Emmanuel”. This time will see the demolition of the barriers that exist between men and
THIRD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME OF YEAR A

THIRD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME OF YEAR A

TEXTS: Isa 8, 23b - 9, 3 / Ps 26 (27), 1. 4abcd. 13-14 / 1 Cor 1, 10-13. 17 / Mt 4, 12-23 PREACHER: Rev. Fr. Martin KOTCHOFFA, SVD THEME: Welcome Jesus, the living word of God Beloved, we ended yesterday, with the feast of the conversion of Saint Paul, the week of prayer for Christian unity. Our unity must be built around Christ, by placing him at
THE BAPTISM OF THE LORD OF THE YEAR A

THE BAPTISM OF THE LORD OF THE YEAR A

TEXTS: Is 42, 1-4. 6-7 / Ps 28 (29), 1-2. 3ac-4. 3b. 9c-10 / Ac 10, 34-38 / Mt 3, 13-17 PREACHER: Rev. Fr. Martin KOTCHOFFA, SVD THEME: Jesus' mission Beloved, the Hebrew became aware of their need for God. Therefore it is born in this people a desire for repentance and a thirst for God's forgiveness. Hence the importance of the baptism of conversi
NEVER GIVE UP

NEVER GIVE UP

Hi guys, Have you realised that Joseph and Mary walked back to Jerusalem and still searched Jesus for three full days (Lk 2, 41-52)? For the past two days, in fact with some sleepless nights, I was wondering about the three days Joseph and Mary spent in searching for Jesus in Jerusalem. Technology was not developed to have photograph of Him and sho
SECOND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME OF YEAR A

SECOND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME OF YEAR A

TEXTS: Isa 49, 3.5-6 / Ps 39 (40), 2. 4. 7-11 / 1Cor 1, 1-3 / Jn 1, 29-34 PREACHER: Rev. Fr. Martin KOTCHOFFA, SVD THEME: Be the light in your living environment Beloved in the Lord, after his baptism Jesus reveals himself as the lamb of God. Jesus is not only this servant who comes to raise us from our sins but he is also and above all a reference
BACK ON TRACK

BACK ON TRACK

Hi guys, It has been a while. For sure you were wondering where I have been!!!! This reminds me of the experience of the blessed couple of Joseph and Mary, when on their way back home they did not see Jesus. They initially thought He might be with some of their relatives. But then they both realised that Jesus was entrusted to them and not to their
SOLEMNITY OF THE EPIPHANY OF THE LORD OF THE YEAR A

SOLEMNITY OF THE EPIPHANY OF THE LORD OF THE YEAR A

TEXTS: Is 60, 1-6 / Ps 71 (72), 1-2. 7-8. 10-13 / Eph 3, 2-3a. 5-6 / Mt 2, 1-12 PREACHER: Rev. Fr. Martin KOTCHOFFA, SVD THEME: It's time for your deliverance! Beloved when you dwell for long in the darkness of the night, you have only one desire: to find the light of day. In fact, we scan the sky for the rising sun. This is what these magi do. The
SOLEMNITY OF THE HOLY FAMILY OF THE YEAR A

SOLEMNITY OF THE HOLY FAMILY OF THE YEAR A

TEXTS: Sir 3, 2-6. 12-14 / Ps 127 (128), 1-5 / Col 3, 12-21 / Mt 2, 13-15. 19-23 PREACHER: Rev. Fr. Martin KOTCHOFFA, SVD THEME: Family life, path of holiness Beloved, when in a family each one gives the best of himself/ herself seeking the well-being of the other with motivation and interest in Christ, then this family is on the path to holiness.
FOURTH SUNDAY OF ADVENT OF THE YEAR A

FOURTH SUNDAY OF ADVENT OF THE YEAR A

TEXTS: Isa 7, 10-16 / Ps 23 (24), 1-6 / Rom 1, 1-7 / Mt 1, 18-24 PREACHER: Rev. Fr. Martin KOTCHOFFA, SVD THEME: The truth in charity Beloved, selfishness often prompts us not to care about the well-being of others. What others feel or endure because of our actions makes us neither hot nor cold. In fact, as long as we believe that we are right, we
THIRD SUNDAY OF ADVENT OF THE YEAR A

THIRD SUNDAY OF ADVENT OF THE YEAR A

TEXTS: Isa 35, 1-6a. 10 / Ps 145 (146), 7-10 / Jas 5, 7-10 / Mt 11, 2-11 PREACHER: Rev. Fr. Martin KOTCHOFFA, SVD THEME: Be fill with joy, the Lord comes to set you free Beloved, in a world where suffering is growing, where the weak is always wrong, where the voiceless have only tears for consolation, God who does not want to remain deaf to such su