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Prayer: A check on attitudes

Homily for 30th Sunday in Ordinary time year C 2013 A story is told of a young boy kneeling  before the Blessed Sacrament .This is his prayer. ‘Lord, I need food today for myself and for my younger brother. Please give me $20.’ The person praying near him heard his plea, so she fished out […]

Prayer is relationship and needs discipline…

Homily for 29th Sunday in Ordinary time year C 2013 Our Readings today remind us of one of the basics yet also one of the most important aspects of our faith- prayer. We need to pray because we need God whether we acknowledge him or not. We need to pray because only God can satisfy […]

Experiencing God’s love and mercy

Homily for 28th Sunday in Ordinary time year C 2013 A month after I and two other friends first arrived in Australia, we joined Corpus Christi seminary in Melbourne. We were introduced to the seminarians, and I was happy to see the mixed crowd there, I mean the mixture of nationalities in the seminary- Vietnamese, […]

3 ways to keep the faith alive

Homily for 27th Sunday in Ordinary time year C 2013 I.  ‘Jesus has done it again!’. I’m referring to the episode in our gospel today wherein Jesus has shown one of the remarkable ways on how he dealt with some requests or plea from his audience. In the  gospel, we heard of his disciples  asking […]

Dialogue with God

Blogger’s note: I found this amazing way of meditating on, reflecting on and praying of  The Lord’s Prayer by Flor McCarthy SDB Author’s note for effects: The Most effective way of presenting this dialogue is as follows. Choose a stranger, or at least un unfamiliar voice, to play the part of God. Provide him with […]