Homilies and Reflections

The Cross: the ‘sacrament’ of Christianity

Homily for the feast the Exaltation of the Cross (14 September 2014) Today the Church celebrates the feast of the Exaltation of the Cross. We celebrate today the significance of the Cross as the ‘sacrament’ of Christianity. As a sacrament, the cross is a sign that points to us the Christ who died on the […]

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 […]