Monthly Archives: October 2015

Having eyes and heart for divine mercy: A homily for the 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time

30th Sunday in Ordinary Time. October 24th 2015. Jer 31:7-9; Heb 5:1-6; Mk 10:46-52 Having eyes and heart for divine mercy Bartimaeus begged Jesus in today’s Gospel for what he wanted most in life, “Master, I want to see.” Jesus … Continue reading

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Drinking the Cup of Hope: A homily for the 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time

29th Sunday in Ordinary Time. October 18th 2015. Is 53:10-11; Heb 4:14-16; Mk 10:35-45 Drinking the Cup of Hope “The Cup that I drink, you will drink.” I was on a flight from Los Angeles to Manila a few weeks … Continue reading

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Challenged by Wisdom: A homily for the 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time

28th Sunday in Ordinary Time. October 11th 2014. Wis 7:7-11; Heb 4:12-13; Mk 10:17-30 Challenged by Wisdom “He went away sad because he had many possessions.” My new friend is a homeless poor man along the street of Manila whose … Continue reading

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Living without regrets: A homily for the 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time

26th Sunday in Ordinary Time. September 27th 2015. Nm 11:25-29; James 5:1-6; Mk 9:38-43,45,47-48 Living without regrets A teenage boy in Manila commits suicide because he got dumped by his girlfriend. He left a note telling loved ones that he … Continue reading

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