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) 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 – 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time Click here for the readings (https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/080121.cfm) It could happen that once in a while some wayward beggars would come to us & ask for some “bahaw” or left-over food to eat. Once I gave some enough food for a day to a beggar. As he receivedContinue reading Enough
July 25, 2021 – 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time Click here for the readings (https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/072521.cfm) Our gospel today is surely something familiar and already known to us all. How could we miss one of the best stories of Jesus’ miracles ever told? All four gospel evangelists (Matthew, Mark, Luke & John) have each own versionContinue reading THE POWER OF LESS
July 18, 2021 – 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time Click here for the readings (https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/071821.cfm) A lady once went to visit a friend who is a public high school teacher. As they chatted at the school canteen, however, they were continually interrupted by students who came for his friend’s advice or opinion on something. EventuallyContinue reading UPGRADING INTERRUPTIONS