Tag Archive | 2012

Prayer, Eucharist, and Friendship: Key to loving God and our neighbours

Homily for 31st Sunday in Ordinary time  year B 2012 Many of us might have heard of the extraordinary story of a Vietnamese Archbishop named Cardinal François Nguyen Van Thuan who was imprisoned by the communist government in Vietnam just three months after he was appointed coadjutor Archbishop of Ho Chi Minh (Saigon). He then […]

When Jesus touches, he makes it very personal

  Homily for the 23rd Sunday in Ordinary time year B 2012 Yesterday I had the chance to be part of the great and historic event in the Archdiocese of Melbourne. Archbishop Denis Hart ordained eight new priests for the Church. Yet  what made it historic was the ordination into the Catholic priesthood for the first time […]

Expressing our desire for God

Homily for 19th Sunday in Ordinary time year B 2012 I am going to tell you a secret and you can tell this to anyone- God has written something in our own hearts, in each one of us. Do you know what this is? It is ‘the desire for  him’ (CCC 27). Yes, whether we like it […]

How real God is in our lives?

Homily for 18th Sunday in Ordinary time year B 2012 Four years ago, a young man made an international headline because of his surprising move to give up his very promising career and entered the seminary to become a Catholic priest. Chase Hilgenbrinck, a very promising soccer-player who made it to the Major League Soccer in […]