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What does Christian discipleship entail?

Homily for 22nd Sunday in Ordinary time year A 2014 Few weeks ago, a parishioner came to me thanking for my prayers for her son. She was very thankful because as she said, her son’s mental health has been restored to its original health. I said to her: ‘It’s not me who’s done it. It’s […]

Friendship with God

Homily for 21st Sunday in Ordinary time 2014  While reflecting on the gospel today, I was confronted by the question of Jesus: ‘Who do you say I am?’ I realized this is not only a question addressed to Peter but also to me. Yes I believe that Christ is my Lord and Saviour, but there […]

Christ: Comfort to the afflicted and affliction to the comfortable

Homily for 20th Sunday in Ordinary time 2014 One of the many things I love about Jesus is that he not only comforts the afflicted, he also afflicts the comfortable. I really felt it as I read and reflected on the gospel of today. See, I have grown comfortable with the Jesus who always listens […]

Meeting God halfway- a way to go

Homily 19th Sunday A 2014 A teenage boy had just got his driver’s license and inquired of his father as to when they could discuss his use of the car. His father said he’d make a deal with his son: ‘You bring your grades up, study your Bible a little, and get your hair cut. […]

Witnessing a miracle

Homily for 18th Sunday in Ordinary time year A 2014 A preacher went into the pulpit one Sunday morning wearing a pair of new glasses. The reading portion of the glasses improved his vision considerably, but the top portion of the glasses didn’t work so well. In fact he was experiencing dizziness every time he […]