Tag Archives: Sin

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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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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Our arduous journey to God: A homily for the 2nd Sunday of Lent

2nd Sunday of Lent. February 21, 2016. Gen 15:5-12,17-18; Phil 3:17-4:1; Lk 9:28-36 Our arduous journey to God Filipino boxing icon, Manny Pacquiao, got into trouble for comments made last week regarding same-sex relationships. These are his exact words, “It’s … Continue reading

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Preparing for temptations: A homily for the 1st Sunday of Lent

2nd Sunday of Lent. March 9th 2014 Gen 2:7-9; 3:1-7; Rom 5:12, 17-19; Mt 4:1-11 Preparing for temptations The religious significance of the three places where Jesus was tempted in today’s Gospel (wilderness, temple, and mountain) tells us something about … Continue reading

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