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Living in the authority of Christ today: A homily for the 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time

15th Sunday in Ordinary Time. July 15th, 2018. Amos 7:12-15; Eph 1:3-14; Mk 6:7-13. Living in the authority of Christ today My mother had just taught me how to drive a car and it was the first time I had … Continue reading

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The “stupidity” of God: A homily for the 13th Sunday of Ordinary Time

13th Sunday in Ordinary Time. July 1, 2018. Wis 1:13-15, 2:23-24; 2Cor 8:7,9,13-15; Mk 5:21-43 The “stupidity” of God After ridiculing the Creation story and the doctrine of Original Sin in the Bible last week, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte ended … Continue reading

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Are we really in God’s kingdom now? A homily for the 11th Sunday in Ordinary Time

11th Sunday in Ordinary Time. June 17, 2018. Ez 17:22-24; 2Cor 5:6-10; Mk 4:26-34 Are we really in God’s kingdom now? It was my first experience anointing a parishioner in hospital. It was chaotic in the ICU as the doctors … Continue reading

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When discouragement strikes: A homily for the 10th Sunday in Ordinary Time

10th Sunday in Ordinary Time. June 10, 2018. Gen 3:9-15; 2Cor 4:13-5:1; Mk 3:20-35. When discouragement strikes St. Paul had every reason to be discouraged by the situation in the Corinth Church. Things only seemed to get worse after his … Continue reading

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The Presence that makes all the difference: A homily for the Solemnity of Corpus Christi

Solemnity of Corpus Christi. June 3, 2018. Ex 24:3-8; Heb 9:11-15; Mk 14:12-16, 22-26. The Presence that makes all the difference “We will do everything that the Lord has told us…All that the Lord has said we will do.” These … Continue reading

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Created, called, and graced for divine communion: A homily for the Solemnity of the Most Blessed Trinity

  Solemnity of the Most Blessed Trinity. May 27, 2018. Dt 4:32-34,39-40; Rom 8:14-17; Mt 28:16-20 Created, called and graced for divine communion “Juan Carlos, that you are gay does not matter. God made you that way and that is … Continue reading

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The power of the Spirit-filled heart: A homily for the Solemnity of Pentecost

Solemnity of Pentecost. May 20, 2018. Acts 2:1-11; 1Cor 12:3-7,12-13; Jn 20:19-23 The power of the Spirit-filled heart St. Luke’s depiction of the Pentecost event in the Acts of the Apostles shows us something about the preaching of the Spirit-filled … Continue reading

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