Homilies

Reflection on the 7 sorrows of Mary

Feast of Our Lady of Sorrows 1. The Prophecy of Simeon: (Lk 2:34-35 ‘You see this child: he is destined for the fall and for the rising of many in Israel, destined to be a sign that is rejected- and a sword will pierce your own soul too-so that the secret thoughts of many may […]

Rest, retreat, re-energize with God

Homily for 16th Sunday in Ordinary time year B Two of the many stresses I had on my training to the priesthood are writing essays and exams. Getting over those things are very stressful for me I felt that once I finished them, I could really felt a big burden was lifted up  from me. […]

The beauty of God as a friend

Homily for Easter Vigil 2015 A priest friend of mine shared with me recently an amazing story about his friend, a priest in a certain missionary country. This priest went to a meeting one day. One of those who were there was a man who is blind and he had his guide dog with him […]

God, faith, tradition: keep the family grounded

Homily for the Feast of the Holy Family 2014 A boy went to a priest and asked: ‘Father, what is a devil?’ The priest replied: ‘The devil is an evil spirit and comes from hell.’ The boy gasped: ‘Oh, so I must be from hell then?’ Surprised, the priests asked: ‘Why did you say that?’ […]