Monthly Archives: February 2016

Our arduous journey to God: A homily for the 2nd Sunday of Lent

2nd Sunday of Lent. February 21, 2016. Gen 15:5-12,17-18; Phil 3:17-4:1; Lk 9:28-36 Our arduous journey to God Filipino boxing icon, Manny Pacquiao, got into trouble for comments made last week regarding same-sex relationships. These are his exact words, “It’s … Continue reading

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Fighting temptations as God’s beloved: A homily for the first Sunday of Lent

1st Sunday of Lent. February 14, 2016. Dt. 26:4-10; Rom 10:8-13; Lk 4:1-13 Fighting temptations as God’s beloved I stood greeting worshippers after my first Mass just a day after my priestly ordination. The parishioners all offered words of congratulations … Continue reading

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St. Peter shares his vocation story: A reflection on the 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time

5th Sunday in Ordinary Time. February 7, 2016. Is 6:1-2,3-8; 1Cor 15:1-11; Lk 5:1-11  St. Peter shares His vocation story It is a late Tuesday morning. I am a professional fisherman. I have been fishing all night with my buddies … Continue reading

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