November 28, 2020 – Saturday of the 34th Week in Ordinary Time Click here for the readings (https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/112820.cfm) Homily Marana tha! Come Lord Jesus. This is what our Psalm proclaims today. This is an expression of inviting the Lord to come to us. This is hope and this is joy that we shall experience withContinue reading Behold, I am coming soon!
November 27, 2020 – Friday of the 34th Week in Ordinary Time Click here for the readings (https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/112720.cfm) Homily Each of us, hopes for a life that is secured. For this reason, we do our best to invest in our studies, professions, business and even relationships. Indeed, we want security. We want to be securedContinue reading God is faithful because his words remain
November 22, 2020 – Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus, King of the Universe Click here for the readings (https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/112220.cfm) Homily If you google the word: “Cristo Roto or Broken Christ” in the net, you will be led into a place in Aguascalientes, Mexico where there stood a massive 25 meters bronze statue of Christ aboveContinue reading King for us & with us.
November 22, 2020 – Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus, King of the Universe Click here for the readings (https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/112220.cfm) Homily How would you imagine a king? Being influenced by fairy tales, anime and movies, I would imagine a king who wears a golden crown, covered in a golden robe, sitting on a golden throne andContinue reading A King Among Us, Broken and Wounded
November 21, 2020 – Memorial of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Click here for the readings (https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/112120.cfm) Homily This celebration of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary has no historical basis. This cannot be found even in the Gospel or in any letters of the New Testament. However, the Church has celebratedContinue reading Life and Living Life is to Give Life
November 20, 2020 – Friday of the 33rd Week in Ordinary Time Click here for the readings (https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/112020.cfm) Homily We must be familiar with a relationship that was so affectionate and loving at the beginning yet has turned cold and abusive later on. We must be familiar also of a friendship that from its fun-lovingContinue reading When sweetness has turned sour
November 19, 2020 – Thursday of the 33rd Week in Ordinary Time Click here for the readings (https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/111920.cfm) Homily There were only two occasions when Jesus was described in the scriptures to have wept. The first was at the death of his close friend, Lazarus. At that time, he was moved to tears because heContinue reading A Weeping God
November 18, 2020 – Wednesday of the 33rd Week in Ordinary Time Click here for the readings (https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/111820.cfm) Homily We can be in the Church the whole day but not worshipping. We can be kneeling during the whole hour but not worshipping. We can be singing in the Church but not really worshipping. We canContinue reading Why do we worship? Who should we worship?
November 17, 2020 – Tuesday of the 33rd Week in Ordinary Time Click here for the readings (https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/111720.cfm) Homily The Book of Revelation warned the Church of Laodicea of its “LUKEWARMNESS.” Laodicea, because it was a center for commerce and finance, and of medical discoveries at the time, became affluent. The Christians living in thatContinue reading Be Careful of an Indifferent and Lukewarm Heart
November 16, 2020 – Monday of the 33rd Week in Ordinary Time Click here for the readings (https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/111620.cfm) Homily Faith is loud and it echoes into the heart of God and into the hearts of many. Our Gospel today tells us about this, in the beautiful healing story of a blind beggar. Let us exploreContinue reading Faith is loud and so make it daring