CHRIST CENTERED CONVERSATIONS

 

7 Last Words -- "I Thirst." (John 19:28)

“I thirst.” The New Testament tells us he said this in order that he may fulfil the Scriptures. Bible scholars say that it is at the...

Poem: At the Margins

Chris shares with us an original poem. Here’s a little poem that came to me in prayer the other day in the Adoration Room. I hope it...

7 Last Words -- Know Not.

One of my guilty pleasures is reading the rules of various Tabletop Role-Playing Games, such as Dungeons & Dragons. Just reading the...

"Ash-Wednesday" and Lenten Resolutions

So, what are you giving up this Lent? I once saw a YouTube video (now taken down), where the speaker suggested that rather than giving up...

Poet Spotlight: T. S. Eliot

For my upcoming Ash Wednesday reflection for this blog, I decided to write a little meditation on T.S. Eliot’s poem Ash-Wednesday, for...

Silence of the Lord

“Lord, why are you silent?” If you have watched Silence (directed by Martin Scorsese and released in 2017 in Singapore), you know of this...

Letter to Pope John XXIII

Chris writes a letter to Pope John XXIII — a Saint whom he finds very jolly and jovial (with a very important lesson to teach!) “Consult...

Letter to St. Peter

Hey St Peter! What’s up? (If Heaven is truly above us, then you would be up I guess) Thanks for taking care of the keys of Heaven and for...

The Discomforts of Waiting for Confession

Chris shares a reflection he had whilst queuing for the Sacrament of Reconciliation. In a few weeks’ time, parishes around Singapore will...

Thoughts Before a Confession

And there I was again. Waiting outside the confessional, in line once again for my monthly reconciliation. Many things go through my...

Thoughts in the Confession Queue

I arrived in the mostly empty main church hall about half-an-hour before Mass. With an inward sigh of relief, I saw that the queue for...

Make Straight the Path

Gregory shares more about what it means to make straight the path for him at Christmas A voice cries out: “In the wilderness prepare the...