God blesses you as God blesses me

Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God: January 1, 2020 Click here for the readings http://www.usccb.org/bible/readings/010120.cfm Homily Can you please look at the persons near you and say to that person, “God bless you!” The words “TO BLESS AND BLESSING” are mentioned in the Old Testament 552 times and 65 times in the New Testament. From the veryContinue reading God blesses you as God blesses me

Just being grateful – Celebrating a New Year

December 31, 2019 – New Year’s Eve Mass – -Liturgy of the Solemnity of Mary, the Mother of God- Click here for the readings http://www.usccb.org/bible/readings/010120.cfm Homily I would like to ask you first to look at the person beside you now, on your right and on your left. Look at that person and say “thankContinue reading Just being grateful – Celebrating a New Year

Making a room for God in our Families

December 29, 2019 – Feast of the Holy Family  Click here for the readings http://www.usccb.org/bible/readings/122919.cfm Homily We, Filipinos are known to have a culture that values very much our family. Indeed, we have a family-centered culture. Family is always the top priority. This is manifested how a simple celebration becomes crowded and loud.  Yet, throughContinue reading Making a room for God in our Families

God comes as a child in a family

December 29, 2019 – Feast of the Holy Family Click here for the readingshttp://www.usccb.org/bible/readings/122919.cfm Homily by Fr. Mar Masangcay, CSsR – a Filipino Redemptorist Missionary in South Korea How many of you here have experiences with adopted children? Be might you an adopted child yourself, or have adopted a child in a family as son/daughter,Continue reading God comes as a child in a family

Happy Birthday Jesus

December 25, 2019 – Christmas Day Click here for the readings http://www.usccb.org/bible/readings/122519-the-nativity-of-the-lord-day.cfm Homily Why do we celebrate birthdays? It is to “remember” a happy day, like the day of our birth. It is a happy day because our parents and relatives had been “waiting” for us. We also celebrate because we give “thanks” to GodContinue reading Happy Birthday Jesus

Christmas: Meeting God in the most unusual place

December 24, 2019 – Christmas Eve Mass (Readings are taken from the proper of Mass during the Night. Click here for the readings http://www.usccb.org/bible/readings/122519-the-nativity-of-the-lord-night.cfm) Homily It was an encounter with God in a very surprising manner. But how about you? Especially when you first watched this video, were you surprised by that? I am personallyContinue reading Christmas: Meeting God in the most unusual place