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The groaning of the Christian life: A homily for the 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time

15th Sunday in Ordinary Time. July 16th 2017 Is 55:10-11; Rom 8:18-23; Mt 13:1-23 The groaning of the Christian life Our Lord Jesus Christ used the image of a woman in labor to speak to His disciples of the imminent … Continue reading

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Crippling our fears…for a change!: A homily for the 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time

12th Sunday in Ordinary Time. June 25th 2017 Jer 20:10-13; Rom 5:12-15; Mt 10:26-33 Crippling our fears…for a change! Is it not amazing how we can have so many experiences of God’s faithful love for us and still succumb to … Continue reading

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Gripped by the Eucharist: A homily for the Solemnity of Corpus Christi

Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ. Dt 8:2-3, 14-16; 1Cor 10:16-17; Jn 6:51-58 Gripped by the Eucharist Her husband had left her after close to 40 years of marriage and five grown kids and moved in with another … Continue reading

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Do I really know the true God? – A homily for the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity

Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity. June 11, 2017. Ex 34:4-6,8-9; 2Cor 13:11-13; Jn 3:16-18 Do I really know the true God? The Islamic Maute terrorist group besieged the Mindanao city of Marawi here in the Philippines for the last … Continue reading

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Pentecost: The Church’s birthday – A homily for the solemnity of Pentecost

Solemnity of Pentecost. June 4, 2017 Acts 2:1-11; 1Cor 12:3-7. 12-13; Jn 20:19-23 Pentecost: The Church’s birthday Birthdays are times to do two things – offer thanks to God for the grace to turn one year older and reflect on … Continue reading

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The language of the Spirit-filled: A homily for the 6th Sunday of Easter

6th Sunday of Easter. May 21, 2017. Acts 8:5-8,14-17; 1Pt 3:15-18; Jn 14:15-21 The language of the Spirit-filled We have received the gift of the Holy Spirit in Baptism and Confirmation. We have God’s Spirit being poured into our hearts … Continue reading

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Desiring what Christ desires for us: A homily for the 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time

5th Sunday of Easter. May 14, 2017. Acts 6:1-7; 1Pet 2:4-9; Jn 14:1-12 Desiring what Christ desires for us Happy Mothers’ day to you all here in the Philippines and around the world! I had a memorable phone conversation with … Continue reading

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