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Br Jerome was born and grew up in Johor Bahru, Malaysia. He moved to England to study Chemical Engineering at the University of Bath, where he remained to complete an MPhil in Electronic & Electrical Engineering. While in Bath, he helped run the Young Adults' Group in the parish of St John the Evangelist and eventually felt called to the Dominican way of life, joining the Order in 2020. He enjoys playing the guitar and loves discussing all things Scripture-related. His favourite books are The Imitation of Christ and Crime and Punishment.

The Scriptures seem to highlight a connection between preaching and evangelical poverty. Br Jerome reflects on why a life of

Jesus says, in today's Gospel, that he has come to bring division, not peace [Lk 12]. But he says elsewhere

In today's Gospel, Our Lord prays for all the faithful, "that they may all be one". This unity and oneness

Like the mute man in today's Gospel, we too are in need of Jesus' healing touch. If we are to

St Paul's letter to Philemon reminds us of our dignity as children of God. Therefore, we should also take care

Our Lord's Ascension reminds us that the Kingdom of Heaven is not of this world. As Christians, we must take

Like the Israelites in the midst of the desert, we are called to choose between life and death. What does

Our Lord's abundant and radical love for us should inspire us to do likewise for others. Gospel Reading: Luke 15:1-10 This homily