STAY AWAKE, and BE prepared

December 1, 2019 – First Sunday of Advent Click here for the readings (http://www.usccb.org/bible/readings/120119.cfm) Homily shared by Fr. Mar Masangcay, CSsR (a Filipino Redemptorist Missionary in South Korea) A mother once knocks at his son’s door and have this following exchange of words. “Son, wake up,” the mother said. The son replied: “Mom, I don’tContinue reading STAY AWAKE, and BE prepared

Sensing God’s Presence everyday

December 1, 2019 – 1st Sunday of Advent (Click here for the readings – http://www.usccb.org/bible/readings/120119.cfm) Homily According to scholars, about 20,000 to 40,000 years ago, we, humans began domesticating dogs. We have lived with dogs side by side for many years. As a result, humans and dogs have developed relationship which include emotional connection. Because ofContinue reading Sensing God’s Presence everyday

My words will not pass away, and so is My Presence

November 29, 2019 – 34th Week in Ordinary Time A reading from the Holy Gospel according to Luke (21:29-33) Jesus told his disciples a parable.“Consider the fig tree and all the other trees.When their buds burst open,you see for yourselves and know that summer is now near;in the same way, when you see these thingsContinue reading My words will not pass away, and so is My Presence

Are you Jesus? – Reflection on the Solemnity of Christ, the King

Reflection shared by Fr. Mar Masangcay, CSsR (Filipino Missionary in South Korea) In a rather busy and crowded bus terminal in Manila, a PWD (person with disability) foreigner was found trying to find his way, hoping to catch his bus. While sitting and waiting for his bus, a young OFW (overseas Filipino worker) saw andContinue reading Are you Jesus? – Reflection on the Solemnity of Christ, the King

What I truly offer to God is wonderfully blessed by God

November 21, 2019 – Feast of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Today, we celebrate the feast of the Presentation of Mary to the Temple. This feast is not found in the bible but in a scripture called the Protoevangelium of James. So, it means that this feast actually, has no historical basis. However, why doContinue reading What I truly offer to God is wonderfully blessed by God

The Coming of Jesus will be Most Wonderful and Joyful Time

November 17, 2019 – 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time A reading from the Book of Prophet Malachi (3:19-20a) Lo, the day is coming, blazing like an oven, when all the proud and all evildoers will be stubble, and the day that is coming will set them on fire, leaving them neither root nor branch, says the LORD of hosts. ButContinue reading The Coming of Jesus will be Most Wonderful and Joyful Time