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The Marian path to Christ-like attitude: A homily for the 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time

26th Sunday in Ordinary Time. October 1, 2017. Ez 18:25-28; Phil 2:1-11; Mt 21:28-32 The Marian path to Christ-like attitude I pulled out my Rosary beads to pray during a plane flight some years ago.  The passenger next to me … 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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True worship and authentic joy: A homily for the Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord

Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord. January 8th 2017. Is 60:1-6; Eph 3:2-3,5-6; Mt 2:1-12 True worship and authentic joy It was my favorite rosary beads and I had had it for over fifteen years. It had great sentimental … Continue reading

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Following the rhythms of the spiritual life: A homily for the 5th Sunday in Ordinary time

5th Sunday in Ordinary Time. February 8th 2015. Job 7:1-4,6-7; 1Cor 9:16-19,22-23; Mk 1:29-39 Following the rhythms of the spiritual life In his rules for discernment of Spirits, St. Ignatius of Loyola gives this beautiful advice: When one enjoys (spiritual) … Continue reading

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Praying our way into true peace: A homily for the 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time

27th Sunday in Ordinary Time. October 5th 2014. Is 5:1-7; Phil 4:6-9; Mt 21:33-43 Praying our way into true peace “Do you pray? How do you pray?” The answer to these questions determines the depth of inner peace that we … Continue reading

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How joyful are the Rosary’s joyful mysteries?: A homily for the feast of the Presentation

Feast of the Presentation of the Lord. February 3, 2014. Mal 3:1-4; Heb 2:14-18; Lk 2:22-40 How joyful are the rosary’s joyful mysteries? Growing up praying the Holy Rosary as a young man, I used to see the joyful mysteries … Continue reading

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