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Resurrection of Jesus- a call to be Easter People

Homily for Easter Vigil year C 2013 Tonight is the night of all nights. Tonight we celebrate our salvation. Tonight we remember and re-live that momentous event in our salvation history when our God  has shown us that there is an end to sin and to death through the resurrection of his Son Jesus Christ […]

Seeing our real worth: Jesus’ way of love

Homily for 5th Sunday of Lent year C 2013 If we found a crumpled, even slightly torn off five-dollar note on the road, why do we take it. By the look at it, it seems not pleasant at all. It might be soiled but still if no one is looking, we would readily pick it […]

Loving like the father of the prodigal son

Homily for fourth Sunday of Lent 2013 year C “A father froze to death while sheltering his nine-year-old daughter from severe weekend blizzards that swept northern Japan…” the news report stated the other day. “Mikio Okada died as he tried to protect his only child Natsune against winds of up to 109 kilometres per hour, […]

Repentance: Stop, look and listen (to God)

Homily for 3rd Sunday of Lent year C 2013 Brothers and sisters, in this third Sunday of Lent we are all urged to repentance and to bear fruit. But we may ask, how might we do this? What might be the best way to take to a true repentance? If you went around the Philippines […]