June 16, 2019 – Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity PRV 8:22-31 Thus says the wisdom of God: “The LORD possessed me, the beginning of his ways, the forerunner of his prodigies of long ago; from of old I was poured forth, at the first, before the earth. When there were no depths I wasContinue reading “#Familygoals #Friendshipgoals with the Father, Son and Holy Spirit
June 15, 2019 – Saturday 10th Week in OT 2 Cor 5:14-21; Mt 5:33-37 The letter of St Paul that we have heard today reflects the reality that Paul himself experienced. Through his encounter with the risen Jesus, Paul saw new things in his life. Paul realized too how Jesus renewed him and his spirit.Continue reading A makeover through the grace of Reconciliation
June 14, 2019 – Friday 10th Wk in OT 2 Cor 4:7-15; Mt 5:27-32 “If your right eye causes you to sin, tear it out and throw it away… if your right hand causes you to sin, cut it off and throw it away.” – Mt. 5: 29-30 Paul reminds us that each of usContinue reading Selfish desires?… Cut them off, says Jesus
June 12, 2019 – Wednesday of the 10th Week in OT 2 Cor 3:4-11; Mt 5:17-19 “I have come not to abolish but to fulfill.” – Mt 5:17b What brings you to life? What drives you and keeps you everyday? What fulfills your day? Our answers might range from God, family, children, wife or husband, community,Continue reading What fulfills you?
June 11, 2019 – Feast of St. Barnabas, Apostle Acts 11:21b-26;13:1-3; Mt. 5:13-16 “a good man, filled with the Holy Spirit and faith (Acts 11:24).” People who encourage others would always bring support and growth because encouragement nurtures confidence and hope. Parents who would give generous encouragements to their growing children would find children toContinue reading Encouraging others brings self-confidence and growth
June 10, 2019 – Memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church “Behold your mother.” – Jn. 19:27 Today’s Gospel makes us confident because there on the cross, Jesus assured us that we have a mother. We are not orphaned and alone because Mary is our mother and we, all of us,Continue reading We have a Mother
June 9, 2019 – Pentecost Sunday ACTS 2:1-11 When the time for Pentecost was fulfilled, they were all in one place together. And suddenly there came from the sky a noise like a strong driving wind, and it filled the entire house in which they were. Then there appeared to them tongues as of fire,Continue reading Through the Holy Spirit, fear is gone
June 8, 2019 – Saturday 7th Week of Easter Jn 21: 20-25 “Lord, what about him?” – Jn 21: 21 When we begin to compare ourselves with others. Our insecurities will grow. We will also begin to either belittle others to compensate our incapacities or belittle ourselves that feeds self-pity and low self-esteem. ThisContinue reading Stop comparing, God has plans for each of us
June 7, 2019 – Friday 7th Week of Easter Jn 21:15:19 “Simon, Son of John, do you love me more than these?” – Jn 21: 15 My 5-year-old niece playfully asked my parents, “Tatay, do you love Nanay?” Asking my Papa if he loves Mama. And then she asked in the same way herContinue reading Do you love me?
We, too, are the Father’s gift to Jesus, each of us. As gifts, we are very precious to Jesus. Yet, like the disciples, we shall also find ourselves weak, fearful and insecure. But remember, Jesus will never surrender on us because he sees something beyond our weaknesses and fears. Jesus sees himself in us!Continue reading We are the Father’s gift to Jesus