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Away with Negativity: A way to find the Kingdom of God

Homily for 17th Sunday year A 2014  A woman came into the beauty shop one day to get her hair fixed.  Her hairdresser was noted to always be complaining about almost everything.  The customer stated that she was planning on leaving for Rome in a few days. Hairdresser: Rome…Rome…Why that is one of the dirtiest […]

Living as wheat alongside the ‘darnel’

Homily for 16th Sunday year A 2014 This past week has been a distressing week for me personally. I just can’t help but be affected deeply by the three events happening in the world in the past few days. One thing that  caused me distress is the terrible fate of the Malaysian Airline flight MH17 […]

How to embrace the Word of God?

Homily  for 15th Sunday in Ordinary time year A 2014 With the invitation of the late Bishop Joe Grech, the then Bishop of Sandhurst, I came to Australia in 2007 with two other seminarians-now priests in the other part of the diocese of Sandhurst. The reason of Bishop Joe (may he rest in peace), to […]

Coming to Jesus in 3 important steps

Homily for 14th Sunday Year A Ordinary time When I was in the Philippines, I was talking to a nun-in-charge of the Home for the Aged Priests in the Archdiocese of Cebu. The nature of her work allowed her to meet many different priests from different places. She shared with me a wonderful story of […]