Monthly Archives: March 2016

The Palms of Victory: A homily for Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion

Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion. March 20th, 2016. Lk 19:28-40; Is 50:4-7; Phil 2:6-11; Lk 23:1-49 The Palms of Victory “I have set my face like flint, knowing that I shall not be put to shame.” It is that … Continue reading

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The accepting and challenging love: A homily for the 5th Sunday of Lent

5th Sunday of Lent. March 13, 2016. Is 43:16-21; Phil 3:8-14; Jn 8:1-11 The accepting and challenging love Pop star Lady Gaga stated in a recent interview that she suffers paralyzing fear arising from having been raped in her teenage … Continue reading

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When the celebration begins: A homily for the 4th Sunday of Lent

4th Sunday of Lent. March 6th 2016. Jos 5:9,10-12; 2Cor 5:17-21; Lk 15:1-3, 11-32 When the celebration begins “Then the celebration began.” Bryan Whyte’s song, God gave me you, is arguably the most popular love song here in the Philippines … Continue reading

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Limited time, unlimited graces: A homily for the 3rd Sunday of Lent

3rd Sunday of Lent. February 27, 2016. Ex 3:1-8,13-15; 1Cor 10:1-6,10-12; Lk 13:1-9 Limited time, unlimited graces “Sir, leave it for this year also, and I shall cultivate the ground around it and fertilize it.” A penitent approached the confessional … Continue reading

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