HOW TO BE YOU, PO?: ON THE FEAST OF ARCHANGELS

How to be you, po? This is a youthful expression of admiration to a person and desire to become the person being admired. The admired person may have shown great talents, goodness and kindness that touched and inspired others or some other good qualities.

The feast that we celebrate today, though they are not human beings like us, but spirits, Archangels, have something to teach us, as these angels reveal qualities that we can develop as we relate with one another and with God.Continue reading HOW TO BE YOU, PO?: ON THE FEAST OF ARCHANGELS

Power of Asking Forgiveness

Jesus invites us to learn from her. She who recognized her sinfulness, allowed Jesus to transform her life. Her actions towards Jesus was her expression of her affection and at the same time of her need of forgiveness, Jesus who is the face of the Father’s mercy, willingly granted her forgiveness.

When we become persons who recognize our failures and sins, we become persons who also see hope and life. We become persons who become positive with life and at the same time positive with others. We become happy persons.

This is what Jesus wants us because recognition and forgiveness of sins allows us to unburden ourselves from guilt. This will also allow God to work in us.Continue reading Power of Asking Forgiveness

To rest is to celebrate life and give life

September 5, 2020 – Saturday of the 22nd Week in Ordinary Time Click here for the readings (https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/090520.cfm) Homily To rest is a human need. In all aspects of our life, resting is necessary to make time for ourselves in order to recharge, recuperate and restore. Thus, its value is as important for our physicalContinue reading To rest is to celebrate life and give life

The Challenges and graces of what is New

September 4, 2020 – Friday of the 22nd Week in Ordinary Time Click here for the readings (https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/090420.cfm) Homily By this time, most of us have already adjusted with the “new normal.” The change of lifestyle and adopting to new ways of doing things in this time of pandemic must have gradually taken roots intoContinue reading The Challenges and graces of what is New

When Jesus got into the boat of failures and frustrations

September 3, 2020 – Thursday of the 22nd Week in Ordinary Time; Memorial St Gregory, the Great, Pope and Doctor of the Church Click here for the readings (https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/090320.cfm) Homily It must have been disappointing and at the same time tiring. Simon and his group caught nothing despite working all night to catch fish. Yet,Continue reading When Jesus got into the boat of failures and frustrations