Tag Archives: Eucharist

Easter: The divine response to our regrets : A homily for the 3rd Sunday of Easter

  3rd Sunday of Easter. April 15, 2018 Acts 3:13-15, 17-19; 1Jn 2:1-5; Lk 24:35-48 Easter: The divine response to our regrets The Mariam-Webster’s dictionary defines regret as “sorrow caused by something beyond one’s power to remedy.” If we value … Continue reading

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Divine love and our addictions: A homily for the 4th Sunday of Lent

  4th Sunday of Lent. March 11th 2018. 2 Chr 36:14-16,19-21; Eph 2:4-10; Jn 3:14-21   Divine love and our addictions I was deeply moved some years ago as I watched an episode of the reality TV show Hoarders: buried … Continue reading

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Why God tests our hearts: A homily for the 2nd Sunday of Lent

2nd Sunday of Lent. February 25, 2018. Gen 22:1-2,9,10-13,15-18; Rom 8:31-34; Mk 9:2-10 Why God tests our hearts. Abraham had shown his love for God in so many ways. He had abandoned the comfort of his rich and fertile land … Continue reading

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Praying our way into God’s plan for us: A homily for the 5th Sunday in Ordinary time

  5th Sunday in Ordinary Time. February 4, 2018. Job 7:1-4, 6-7; 1Cor 9:16-19,22-23, Mk 1:29-39 Praying our way into God’s plan for us Jesus Christ, true God and true man, lacks nothing because “all things were created through Him … Continue reading

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Letting love prepare us for heaven: A homily for the Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, the King of the Universe

Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe. November 26, 2017. Ez 34:11-12, 15-17; 1Cor 15:20-26, 28; Mt 25:31-46 Letting Love prepare us for heaven.   I was at the Philippines Bureau of Immigration office in Intramuros a … Continue reading

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Devotion to Our Lady of “no excuses”: A homily for the 33rd Sunday in Ordinary time

33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time. November 19, 2017. Prov 31:10-13, 19-20,30-1; 1Thes 5:1-6; Mt 25:14-30 Devotion to Our Lady of “no excuses” “She brings him good, and not evil, all the days of her life.”  The woman of Proverbs 31 … Continue reading

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Catholicism and the call to humility: A homily for the 31st Sunday in Ordinary Time

31st Sunday in Ordinary Time. November 5, 2017. Mal 1:14-2:2,8-10; Ps 131; 1 Thes 2:7-9,13; Mt 23:1-12 Catholicism and the call to humility When Jesus was presented in the temple by Mary and St. Joseph, the aged Simeon described Jesus’ … Continue reading

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