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 8, 2020 – Thursday of the 27th Week in Ordinary Time Click here for the readings (https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/100820.cfm) Homily Is prayer an obligation? Many of us must have felt that prayer is an obligation, that it is some kind of a to-do list item or like a house chore that one must observe and follow.Continue reading Ask, Seek and Knock
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