Do not be Jealous

Sunday readings in Brief 26 BNum 11:25-29; Ps 19; Jas 5:1-6; Mk 9:38-48Do not be JealousMy dear friends, today is the 26th Sunday in Ordinary time. We are approaching the end of the liturgical year, which has 34 Sundays of the ordinary time, and that ends with the feast of Christ the king. Today, in both first reading and the Gospel, the spirit of jealousy is being condemned. Jealousy is defined as resentment or mental uneasiness against a rival, a person enjoying success or advantage or against another person’s wellbeing. Jealousy is something that comes from within when a person … Continue reading Do not be Jealous

A Chance to Education

A few months a go I run an article about the desire of the people of Noomoton to have a school where their children can learn. Orkiringo (Noomoton) is a sub-village of Narakawo Village. The only primary school in the villlage is 14 kilometers from Noomokon, across a forest with wild animals. The children from this village were unable to attend school due to the distance and the danger o traversing the forest. Two years a go we started a Small Christian Community in Noomoton and later the Christians managed to put up a small mud Church thanks to the … Continue reading A Chance to Education

Celebrating Faith and Culture

Aculture is the way of life of a nation. Nation here is understood as a people who share the same customs, language, and way of doing things. One of the most conspicuous cultures in the world is the Maasai culture found in East Africa mainly in Tanzania and Kenya. This is because of certain aspects of their life that have remained almost intact even amidst the wake of globalization. Though there are certain things that any culture needs to revise and adjust according to the changing times and positive civilization for the sake of posterity and prosperity, there are other … Continue reading Celebrating Faith and Culture

Moving on

For almost two years now, the world has been experiencing lot of trauma wrought by the Covid-19 Pandemic. Wave after wave, the worst virus ever to affect all the corners of the world without discrimination, Corona Virus and its variants and strains has been devouring lives and causing lot of suffering to both the infected and the affected. It is evident that globalization is not only economical and technological but also catastrophic. Just the way mobile communication has reached to the remotest corners of the world like here in Simanjiro, Corona virus also has not skipped any corner of the … Continue reading Moving on

Growing in Faith

A Sacrament is a visible sign of an invisible grace of God. It is a sign established by Jesus himself to confer or to increase grace in the lives of his disciples. The Sacrament of Confirmation confers the gifts of the Holy Spirit (wisdom, understanding, knowledge, counsel, fortitude, piety, and fear of the Lord) upon the recipient, who must be a baptized person at least seven years old. Someone who is to be confirmed needs to undergo catechetical instructions to make he or she understand fully the tenets of faith and be able to defend himself or herself when faced … Continue reading Growing in Faith