June 28, 2020 – 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time Click here for the readings (http://www.usccb.org/bible/readings/062820.cfm) Homily Not until the first quarter of this year that we come to experience and be familiar with the term: “social distancing”. To protect ourselves from Corona Virus infection, nowadays we normally resort to social distancing. To avoid being infectedContinue reading Of Being Social-Distanced
June 27, 2020 – Feast of Our Mother of Perpetual Help Readings: Isaiah 7:10-17; Revelation 12:1-6,10; John 19:25-27 Homily As the Corona Virus 2019 stole the spotlight, the medical experts warned us of the signs and symptoms of the virus. Accordingly, the virus can cause a range of symptoms to a person from mild illnessContinue reading Signs and Symptoms not of Covid-19 but of God
June 22, 2020 – Monday 12th Week in Ordinary Time 5th day of Novena in preparation for the feast of Our Mother of Perpetual Help Click here for the readings (http://www.usccb.org/bible/readings/062220.cfm) A week ago I met few members of the Redemptorist Youth Ministry here in our Parish to review our youth programs and align themContinue reading Mary, Source of Help to the Young
TODAY, JESUS ALSO WANTS US TO HAVE THAT SAME CONVICTION. WE ARE NEVER ALONE. THE LORD IS WITH US, ALWAYS WITH US. THIS IS THE PROMISE OF JESUS TO US TODAY.
His words to his disciples are also his invitation to us today, “I am not alone, because the Father is with me. I have told you this so that you might have peace in me.”
Therefore, when we feel alone, let it be known that we are never alone. When a terrible sickness strikes us, when a traumatic experience haunts us, when depression bothers us, when anxiety and uncertainty disturb us, remember, God is with us.Continue reading I tell myself today, “I am never alone”
Instead of praying – “this is what I want and wish Lord,” ask and pray rather first in this way, “what is your desire for me Lord?” Only then that we will be able to get away from our selfish tendencies and intentions because we shift our focus from ourselves to God – from praying that comes only from personal wants to praying in his name.Continue reading Ask anything and you will receive. Really? Anything?
Because of the Community Quarantine and Lockdowns, these caused the closing of malls, shops, small and big businesses. We are all asked to “stay at home” as a preventive and protective measure against the Corona Virus. At the beginning of this “stay at home,” more and more people also found ways to entertain themselves while staying at home. One of the most popular entertainments that one could easily observe now is how people where drawn towards their screens to watch South Korean Drama Series. Continue reading On Idols and Obsessions
May 17, 2020 – Sixth Sunday of Easter Click here for the readings (http://www.usccb.org/bible/readings/051720.cfm Life under quarantine is without a doubt, difficult. For almost a quarter of the year 2020 now, we find our world on lockdown amid pandemic realities. Definitely these are trying and uncertain times for all of us, humanity as the worldContinue reading Life amidst and after COVID-19