Tag Archives: Mary

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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The Good Shepherd and our vocation story: A homily for the 4th Sunday of Easter

The Good Shepherd and our vocation story. The 4th Sunday of Easter. Acts 2:14,36-41; 1Pt 2:20-25; Jn 10:1-10 “I came that they might have life and have it more abundantly.” I have heard many vocation stories and the story line … Continue reading

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Passion for Jesus: How and why?

3rd Sunday of Lent. March 19th 2017. Ex 17:3-7; Rom 5:1-2,5-8; Jn 4:5-42  Passion for Jesus: How and why?  I saw in him many signs of a priestly vocation. He spoke enthusiastically about joining a religious community and becoming a … Continue reading

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The transforming power of grace today: A homily for the 2nd Sunday of Lent

2nd Sunday of Lent. March 12, 2017. Gen 12:1-4; 2Tim 1:8-10; Mt 17:1-9 The transforming power of grace today It is the Lenten season once again, the season of conversion and repentance and sincere turning back to God, aware of … Continue reading

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