Martin Jumbam
Catholic Meditation - Second Sunday of Advent - Year A
The Universal Church celebrates Sunday, December 08, 2019 as the second Sunday of Advent in the liturgical year A. In this Mass’ entrance antiphon we pray: “Behold, people of Zion, the Lord will come to save the nations. The Lord in his glory will make his voice heard and fill yo...
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Martin Jumbam
Catholic Meditation - First Sunday of Advent - Year A
The Universal Church celebrates Sunday, December 01, 2019, as the first Sunday of Advent in the Liturgical Year A.  The first Sunday of Advent marks the beginning of a new Church’s year. In the entrance antiphon we pray: “To you, my God, I lift my soul, I trust in you; let me nev...
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Martin Jumbam
I salute Mr. Gervais Bindzi-Edzimbi
I salute Mr. Gervais Bindzi-Edzimbi. He was, or perhaps still is, the First Secretary at Cameroon’s Embassy in Washington D.C. I have never met him, nor have I ever spoken to him, but my family has. How come I am writing about him? I have just stumbled on a short “To-Whom-It-May-...
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Martin Jumbam
Catholic Meditation - Thirty Second Sunday - Year C
The Universal Church celebrates Sunday, November 10, 2019 as the 32nd Sunday of Ordinary Time in the Church’s Year C. In the entrance antiphon we pray: “Let my prayer come into your presence. Incline your ear to my cry for help, O Lord. Amen.”
As we near the end of the liturgical...
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Martin Jumbam
Catholic Meditation - Thirty First Sunday - Year C
The Universal Church celebrates Sunday, November 03, 2019 as the 31st Sunday of Ordinary Time in the Church’s Year C. In the entrance antiphon we pray: “Do not abandon me, Lord. My God, do not go away from me! Hurry to help me, my Saviour. Amen.” 
The first reading, from the Book...
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Martin Jumbam
Catholic Meditation - Solemnity of All Saints
November 1, 2019, is the Solemnity of All Saints.  In the Entrance Antiphon we pray: “Let us rejoice in the Lord as we celebrate the feast day in honor of all the saints, at whose festival the angels rejoice and praise the Son of God.  Amen.”
All Saints Day is the day on which we...
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Martin Jumbam
Catholic Meditation - Thirtieth Sunday of Year C
The Universal Church celebrates Sunday, October 27, 2019 as the 30th Sunday of Ordinary Time – Year C. In the entrance antiphon we pray, “Let the hearts that seek the Lord rejoice; turn to the Lord and his strength; constantly seek his face. Amen."
In the first reading, Ben Sira...
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