September 26, 2021 – 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time Click here for the readings (https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/092621.cfm) Once there was a madre who bought a box of munchkins from Dunkin Doughnut for pasalubong. While waiting for her flight at the pre-departure area, a family sat beside her. Giving in to her cravings, she took a munchkin fromContinue reading INCLUSIVE GRACE
September 19, 2021 – 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time Click here for the readings (https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/091921.cfm) In a village badly hit by drought, a woman decided to fetch water from the well. But before doing this, she had to find clean & available container to use. Unfortunately, almost every container she has, were already filled, andContinue reading BE Empty Enough to Receive
September 12, 2021 – 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time Click here for the readings (https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/091221.cfm) A boy once asked his mother: “Mom, I am a Christian, right?” “Yes”, the mom replied “by baptism, you are a Christian.” The boy continued, “Then, who is a Christian?” The mom responded, “A follower of Jesus Christ”. The boyContinue reading To be FOLLOWERS of Christ￼
September 5, 2021 – 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time Click here for the readings (https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/090521.cfm) In proclaiming us the Good News of God’s salvation, Jesus performed lots of healing miracles. Our gospel today is one of the greatest healing miracles ever told about Jesus. Here, Jesus cured a Gentile who have hearing and speech impediments.Continue reading Open to be Opened
August 29, 2021 – 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time Click here for the readings (https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/082921.cfm) What is more important: Conscience OR Reputations? The famous comic actor Charlie Chaplin once said: “Worry more about your conscience than your reputation, because your conscience is what you are, your reputation is what others think of you. And whatContinue reading CONSCIENCE OVER REPUTATIONS
August 22, 2021 – 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time Click here for the readings (https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/082221.cfm) When you want buy something, how do you choose that thing (cloths, accessories, or gadgets) that you want to buy? Some wise buyers would go through into a selection process before buying. They would consider the quality, its practicality, theContinue reading CHOOSING JESUS EVERYDAY
August 22, 2021 – 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time Click here for the readings (https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/082221.cfm) During the revolution in Nicaragua, it is said that a group of Catholics seeks refuge inside a big cathedral. While praying inside the cathedral as the war between rebels and army progressed, a gun-toting rebel came inside and barked atContinue reading To whom shall we Go?
August 15, 2021 – Solemnity of the Assumption of Mary Click here for the readings (https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/081521-Day.cfm) How fascinating it is to see two or more pregnant women meet. Familiar or stranger they might be to one another, whenever pregnant women cross path with each other, we could readily sense their excitement & anticipation of theirContinue reading Life is pregnant with Life eternal.
August 8, 2021 – 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time Click here for the readings (https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/080821.cfm) We Filipinos love to eat. Western people could not understand that why we Filipinos (usually with such small stature/build) love to eat. It is said that we eat at least seven times a day. With the usual breakfast, lunch, andContinue reading FILIPINO CHRISTIAN FOODIE
August 1, 2021 – Feast of St. Alphonsus Ma. de Liguori + Manny Cabajar, C.Ss.R. D.D. – Bishop Emeritus of Pagadian Can you recall occasions in your life, which you can call moments of discernment or conviction or moments of decision? Alphonsus had that experience. With clarity and finality, he decided to respond toContinue reading THE CALL TO MISSION