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Sin, Grace, and the waiting of the Advent Season: A homily for the 1st Sunday of Advent.

  1st Sunday of Advent. December 3, 2017. Is 63:16-17,19; 64:2-7; 1Cor 1:-9; Mk 13:33-37   Sin, Grace, and the waiting of the Advent Season There are many possible reasons why many people participate in the Eucharistic liturgy today but … Continue reading

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Responding to divine grace: A homily for the 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time

13th Sunday in Ordinary Time. June 28th 2015. Wis 1:13-15; 2:23-24; 2Cor 8:7,9, 13-15; Mk 5:21-43 Responding to divine grace I recently read the conversion story of Greg, who considered himself the “most decorated male adult film star of all … Continue reading

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Choosing love over likes: A homily for Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion

Palm Sunday. March 29th 2015 Mk 11:1-10; Is 50:4-7; Phil 2:6-11 Choosing love over likes “Do you like it here in the Philippines?” I have been asked this question many times in my missionary experience and my honest response has … Continue reading

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Worshipping in spirit and in truth: A homily for the 3rd Sunday of Lent

3rd Sunday in Lent. March 23rd 2014 Ex 17:3-7; Rom 5:1-2,5-8; Jn 4:5-42 Worshipping God in spirit and truth A few months ago I thought I’d get in touch with a college buddy and roommate of mine whom I had … Continue reading

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Looking into heaven: A homily for the Solemnity of Corpus Christi

Solemnity of Corpus Christi 2013. June 2, 2013. Gen 14:18-20; 1Cor 11:23-26; Lk 9:11-17 A few days ago, I was reading about a book recently published in the United States titled, “Real men pray the Rosary.” I got interested about … Continue reading

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