Tag Archives: Eucharist

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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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 Ascension and our struggle of faith: A homily for the Solemnity of the Ascension of Jesus

Solemnity of the Ascension. May 13, 2018. Acts 1:1-11; Eph 1:17-23; Mk 16:15-20 The Ascension and our struggle of faith “Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved; whoever does not believe will be condemned.” Many of our brothers and … Continue reading

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The cost of friendship with Christ: A homily for the 6th Sunday of Easter

6th Sunday of Easter. May 6, 2018 Acts 10:25-26, 34-35, 44-48; 1Jn 4:7-10; Jn 15:9-17 The cost of friendship with Christ Have you ever had that experience on Facebook when you accept an invitation from someone to become your friend … Continue reading

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The good flock of the Good Shepherd: A homily for the 4th Sunday of Easter

The good flock of the Good Shepherd Acts 4:8-12; 1Jn 3:1-2, Jn 10:11-18 I recently heard the interesting vocation story of a Filipina religious sister, a professed religious for over 30 years. She was about 8 years old when she … Continue reading

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