Tag Archives: Mary

The path to true contentment: A homily for the 22nd Sunday in Ordinary time

22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time. September 3, 2017. 1 Jer 20:7-9; Rom 12:1-2; Mt 16:21-27 The path to true contentment “For whoever wishes to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will find … Continue reading

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Witnessing to The Truth and to truth: A homily for the Passion of St. John the Baptist

Witnessing to The Truth and to truth. The feast of the Passion of St. John the Baptist August 29th 2017 Catholic lay coordinator and activist, Domingo Edo, was working with the Social Action Center of the diocese of Marbel in … Continue reading

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When Christ becomes real to us: A homily for the 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time

19th Sunday in Ordinary Time. August 13, 2017. 1Kings 19:9, 11-13; Rom 9:1-5; Mt 14:22-33 When Christ becomes real to us “Peter got out of the boat and began to walk on the water towards Jesus.” She had grown up … Continue reading

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How all things can work for good: A homily for the 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time

17th Sunday in Ordinary Time. July 30th 2017. 1Kings 3:5,7-12; Rom 8:28-30; Mt 13:44-52   How all things can work for our good No one knew how a particular religious sister could connect so deeply with the abused young women … Continue reading

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Shining like the sun in the Father’s kingdom: A homily for the 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time

16th Sunday in Ordinary Time. July 23rd 2017. Wisdom 12:13, 16-19; Rom 8:26-27; Mt 13:24-43 Shining like the sun in the Father’s kingdom I adopted a philosophy in my high school years that taught me a bitter lesson about life. … Continue reading

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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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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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