August 1, 2019 – Thursday: Solemnity of St. Alphonsus Maria de Liguori Homily Who among us here who is not seeking one’s happiness? I am sure each of us desires it. However, we may be prevented by many things especially when expectations from our families and friends are different from what we truly desire. PeopleContinue reading Seeking one’s happiness is seeking God
July 31, 2019 – Wednesday 17th Week in Ordinary Time Memorial of St. Ignatius of Loyola From the Book of Exodus (34:29-35) As Moses came down from Mount Sinai with the two tablets of the commandments in his hands, he did not know that the skin of his face had become radiant while he conversedContinue reading Are you also searching something of great value?
July 30, 2019 – Tuesday 17th Week in Ordinary time From the Book of Exodus (33:7-11;34:5b-9,29) The tent, which was called the meeting tent, Moses used to pitch at some distance away, outside the camp. Anyone who wished to consult the LORD would go to this meeting tent outside the camp. Whenever Moses went outContinue reading Where can me meet the Lord face to face?
July 23, 2019 – Tuesday of the 16th Week in Ordinary Time From the Book of Exodus (14:21-15:1) Moses stretched out his hand over the sea, and the LORD swept the sea with a strong east wind throughout the night and so turned it into dry land. When the water was thus divided, the childrenContinue reading Who is my mother? Who are my brothers and sisters?
July 22, 2019 – Feast of Mary Magdalene From the Gospel of John (20:1-2,11-18) On the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene came to the tomb early in the morning, while it was still dark, and saw the stone removed from the tomb. So she ran and went to Simon Peter and to theContinue reading Mary Magdalene’s friendship with Jesus teaches us something today
Solemnity of the Most Holy Redeemer (Third Sunday of July) July 21, 2019 How did you experience God in your childhood? I am sure that each of us has our own experiences of God. Our God experiences and even image of God during our childhood would somehow paint the picture of God’s image as weContinue reading God relates in Love and Mercy not in Fear and Violence
July 21, 2019 – 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time From the Book of Genesis (18:1-10a) The LORD appeared to Abraham by the terebinth of Mamre, as he sat in the entrance of his tent, while the day was growing hot. Looking up, Abraham saw three men standing nearby. When he saw them, he ran fromContinue reading God visits us today and He comes to bless us
July 19, 2019 – Friday 15th Week in Ordinary Time From the Gospel of Matthew (12:1-8) Jesus was going through a field of grain on the sabbath. His disciples were hungry and began to pick the heads of grain and eat them. When the Pharisees saw this, they said to him, “See, your disciplesContinue reading Jesus desires that our actions and words are life-giving
July 17, 2019 – Wednesday, 15th Week in Ordinary Time From the Gospel of Matthew (11:25-27) At that time Jesus exclaimed: “I give praise to you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, for although you have hidden these things from the wise and the learned you have revealed them to the childlike. Yes, Father, suchContinue reading Re-Learning the welcoming quality of children and un-learning our close-minded adult attitude
July 16, 2019 – Tuesday 15th Week in Ordinary Time Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel From the Book of Exodus (2:1-15a) A certain man of the house of Levi married a Levite woman, who conceived and bore a son. Seeing that he was a goodly child, she hid him for three months. WhenContinue reading Miracles in life leads us to become the person God wants us to be