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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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Lessons from sin and divine mercy: A homily for the 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time

24th Sunday in Ordinary Time. September 11th 2016. Ex 32:7-11,13-14; 1Tim 1:12-17; Lk 15:1-32 Lessons from sin and divine mercy  “Christ Jesus came into this world to save sinners. Of these I am the foremost.”  We are all sinners despite … Continue reading

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Taking equality seriously: A homily for the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity

Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity. May 22nd 2016. Prv 8:22-31; Rom 5:1-5; Jn 16:12-15 Taking equality seriously The results of a recent survey on divorced (or separated) couples indicates that many married couples face crises in their marriages when … Continue reading

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Journeying from regret to joy: A homily for the 3rd Sunday of Easter

3rd Sunday of Easter. April 19th 2015. Acts 3:13-15,17-19; 1Jn 2:1-5; Lk 24:35-48 Journeying from regret to joy The disciples were still incredulous for joy I knew one of my parishioners as a quiet devout lady who attended Holy Mass … Continue reading

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The Call to Joy: A homily for the 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time

30th Sunday in Ordinary Time. October 26th 2014 Ex 22:20-26; 1Thes 1:5-10; Mt 22:34-40 The call to joy “Love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind…Love your neighbour as yourself.” … Continue reading

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The Lesson from the Cross: A homily for the 22nd Sunday of Ordinary Time

22nd Sunday of Ordinary Time. August 31, 2014 Jer 20:7-9; Rom 12:1-2; Mt 16:21-27 The lesson from the Cross “Whoever wishes to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will find it.” There … Continue reading

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