How do we react when confronted with our failures?

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?

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

When Jesus calls, he brings wonders in our life

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

God’s presence in the ordinary and familiar

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