Monthly Archives: September 2015

“Where is Christ in all these?” : A homily for the 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time

25th Sunday in Ordinary Time. September 20th 2015. Wis 2:12, 17-20; James 3:16 – 4:3; Mk 9:30-37 Where is Jesus Christ in all these? I received a phone call during Holy Week two years ago from a lay Catholic group … Continue reading

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When Jesus truly becomes my Lord: A homily for the 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time

24th Sunday in Ordinary Time. September 13th 2015. Is 50:5-9; James 2:14-18; Mk 8:27-35 When Jesus truly becomes my Lord I was sweating on the roadside with several other desperate passengers a few weeks ago in the burning morning heat … Continue reading

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Complete healing in Christ: A homily for the 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time. September 6th 2015. Is 35:4-7; James 2:1-5; Mk 7:31-37 Complete healing in Christ What does a complete healing in Christ look like? How can we dispose ourselves for this type of healing that would lead … Continue reading

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Why obedience always matters: A homily for the 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time. August 30th 2015. Dt 4:1-2,6-8; James 1:17-18,21-22,27; Mk 7:1-8,14-15,21-23 Why obedience always matters At a recent Mass for college students in Manila, I began my homily by exclaiming, “God is good…!” and the students responded … Continue reading

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