Monthly Archives: August 2016

Being accepted by God: A homily for the 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time. August 28, 2016. Sir 3:17-18,20,28-29; Heb 12:18-19,22-24; Lk 14:1,7-14 Being Accepted by God Extrajudicial killings have been in the news here in the Philippines in the last few months as the new administration intensifies its … Continue reading

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Disciplined by God: A homily for the 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time

21st S-unday in Ordinary Time. August 21st 2016 Is 66:18-21; Heb 12:5-7,11-13; Lk 13:22-30 Disciplined by God The department of health here in the Philippines just released a medical report that stated that there were 841 new reported cases of … Continue reading

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The Assumption of Mary and our Christian vocation: A homily for the Solemnity of the Assumption of Mary

The Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. August 15, 2016. Rev 11:19; 12:1-6,10; 1Cor 15:20-27; Lk 1:39-56 The Assumption of Mary and our Christian vocation I stood in line for several hours at the Immigration office in … Continue reading

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The promise that reigns: A homily for the 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time

19th Sunday in Ordinary Time. August 8th 2016. Wis 18:6-9; Heb 11:1-2,8-19; Lk 12:32-48 The promise that reigns A priest friend of mine said that in his early teens he had gone to his mother with excitement to inform her … Continue reading

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Striving to be rich like Jesus: A Homily for the 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time

18th Sunday in Ordinary Time. July 31st 2016. Eccl 1:2, 2:21-23; Col 3:1-5,9-11; Lk 12:13-21 Striving to be rich like Jesus The Psalmist prays emphatically, “May the gracious care of the Lord our God be upon us; prosper the works … Continue reading

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