April 15, 2021 – Thursday of the Second Week of Easter Click here for the readings (https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/041521.cfm) Usually, we see things not as they are, but as we are. Normally we see things as we are, not as they are. The way we see things are always clouded by our own perspective. The way weContinue reading MIGHT NOT BUT MORE THAN WHAT IT SEEMS
April 9, 2021 – Friday within the Octave of Easter Click here for the readings (https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/040921.cfm) Jesus who was thought to be the Messiah and Son of God was crucified and died on Friday. He was buried in a tomb but on Sunday morning Jesus resurrected. However, his disciples like Simon Peter, Thomas, Nathanael andContinue reading GOING FORWARD AND TAKING RISKS
April 8, 2021 – Thursday within the Octave of Easter Click here for the readings (https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/040821.cfm) What scars do you have in your body? And what scars do you have in your heart? We both have physical and emotional scars. Every scar would remind us of pain in the past. Some scars may become insignificantContinue reading SCARS INTO GRACE
April 7, 2021 – Wednesday within the Octave of Easter Click here for the readings (https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/040721.cfm) Painful and traumatic experiences in life bring so much confusion to us. The sudden death of a loved one, losing and failure in your job or business, broken relationships, family feud, etc. are some experiences that can be terrifyingContinue reading Towards New Life and New Hope
April 6, 2021 – Tuesday within the Octave of Easter Click here for the readings (https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/040621.cfm) Mary Magdalene went into the tomb and was weeping, our Gospel tells us today. Mary was filled with sadness and pain. The tomb of Jesus certainly reminded her of that painful and scandalous death of Jesus on the cross.Continue reading Filled with the Goodness of the Lord
March 22, 2021 – Tuesday of the Fifth Week of Lent Click here for the readings (https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/032321.cfm) A motivational speaker Terry Mark once said, “The world today is ruined more by misunderstanding than by hatred. Hatred is born out of misunderstanding”. Misunderstanding is something we are most familiar with in life. True indeed we knowContinue reading MISUNDERSTOOD GOD
March 17, 2021 – Wednesday of the Fourth Week of Lent Click here for the readings (https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/031721.cfm) Thomas Green, a well-known Jesuit spiritual director once pointed out that for those who are in one way or another involved with apostolic work and ministry, there is a big difference between working for God and doing God’sContinue reading Work for God OR Do God’s work?
March 13, 2021 – Saturday of the Third Week of Lent Click here for the readings (https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/031321.cfm) WHAT (than Who) is Right, Matters most. Certainly pride & humility does not come together. It is said that pride & humility are opposite to one another. But what is the difference between Pride & Humility? A wiseContinue reading PRIDE & HUMILITY
March 10, 2021 – Wednesday of the Third Week of Lent Click here for the readings (https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/031021.cfm) There was once a man who went to the priest to seek advice. He asked the priest, “Father, what else must I do to lead a holy life? Well, so far, I have not taken the Lord’s nameContinue reading Fulfilling God’s commandments?
March 5, 2021 – Friday of the Fifth Week in Ordinary Time Fr. Gibo Dandoy, CSsR Click here for the readings (https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/030521.cfm) Today’s first reading is a classic example of what we call “blessing in disguise.” It is the story of Joseph. He was his father’s favorite. Because of this he became the object ofContinue reading BLESSING IN DISGUISE