October 15, 2020 – Thursday of the 28th Week in Ordinary Time Memorial of St Teresa of Avila, Virgin and Doctor of the Church Click here for the readings (https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/101520.cfm) Homily One time, I was asked to reconcile a church organization over a conflict that had caused hatred and division among the members. This startedContinue reading How do we react when confronted with our failures?
October 5, 2020 – Memorial of Blessed Francis Seelos, CSsR Redemptorist Missionary, Priest Readings Homily Paul expressed intimately to Thessalonica his affection, “So deeply do we care for you that we are determined to share with you not only the gospel of God but also our own selves, because you have become very dear toContinue reading To Become the Living Presence of God
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
We are called to humble ourselves by acknowledging our sinfulness. This moves us then, to recognise our need for God, need for forgiveness and healing. And when we recognise God in our life, then, we also allow God to transform us, to change our lives, to call us and to touch us like what happened to the public sinner, Matthew. As he allowed Jesus to call him, Matthew’s life was changed forever who became an apostles and an evangelist. Matthew, through his past life, brought many people to know Jesus until today.Continue reading When Jesus calls, he brings wonders in our life
July 31, 2020 – Friday: Memorial of St Ignatius of Loyola Click here for the readings (http://www.usccb.org/bible/readings/073120.cfm) Homily Have you experienced being judged by friends or family members because of your past sins, weaknesses or failures and because you are just too familiar and ordinary for them? Or have you ever judged others too becauseContinue reading God’s presence in the ordinary and familiar
July 22, 2020 – Wednesday; Feast of St. Mary Magdalene, disciple of the Lord Click here for the readings (http://www.usccb.org/bible/readings/072220.cfm) Homily How do you live your life? Are living in your past? Then, that makes you a prisoner of the past. Are you living in the future and of what is to come? Then, thatContinue reading How to live life the way Jesus wants us to live
When words of encouragements are expressed whether at home, at school or at work, they lessen unnecessary stress, avoid unnecessary conflicts and rather promote self-confidence, trust and hope. Continue reading To Become Persons of Encouragement
This joy of being with Jesus is what made Mark and his community to write down their memory of Jesus so that others will also be able to experience the joy that they have tasted.Continue reading Go and Share Jesus today