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
March 28, 2021 – Palm Sunday Click here for the readings (https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/032821.cfm) Four newly-ordained priests were summoned by the bishop for their first assignment. The bishop said, “Now, my sons, after all your theological studies and ordination as well as few months’ vacation, I am sure, you are all ready and excited for your newContinue reading WHO ARE WE IN THE PASSION OF CHRIST?
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
February 5, 2021 – Friday of the Fourth Week in Ordinary Time Click here for the readings (https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/020521.cfm) A Relational Psychologist, Neil Clark Warren wrote in his book Finding Contentment, “that many people are desperately in search for immediate and rapid-fire happiness surges that has become an obsession.” Because of what he called as theContinue reading CONTENTMENT OF WHAT WE HAVE
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 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?