Let us Focus more on Jesus

Clergy Corner by Fr. Ray

All of a sudden, life has changed. The community quarantine has made us all slow down, except for the brave front liners out there who have to work extra hard these days to ensure our good health, safety, as well as security. This has made us slow down and kneel down as a country, as a people and as a global community.

Let us focus more on Jesus. We must not give in to fear, panic and hopelessness. We must not deny the hard facts and realities that confront us. Neither should we deprive ourselves of our faith that can inspire us. We pray, for prayer can make a difference.

Please remember that "social distancing" does not mean to be detached and uncaring of what is happening to people around us. Let us not be imprisoned by our fears.

This season of Lent is very real. Let us become more prayerful, more concerned about each other, more aware of people's sufferings and more resolved to change for the better. Let us also realize that Church begins in our homes.

Let us proclaim Psalm 117: “O praise the Lord all you nations, acclaim Him all you peoples; strong is His love for us, He is faithful forever."

 

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