Tag Archive | Apostle Paul

If only we realize how much God loves us….

Homily for 11th Sunday in Ordinary time year C 2013 One of the strong messages in our gospel today is the beauty of realizing how much we are loved by God despite our being a sinner. When we realized how much we are loved by God things slowly change in us. We would have a […]

Feeling sorry- and doing something about it: Our Call

Homily for 10th Sunday in Ordinary time year C 2013 About four years ago my 14-year-old nephew was diagnosed with Leukaemia. For only a few months after the initial diagnosis, he went downhill very quickly. His elbows and knees were swelling and that made him unable to walk. My family told me this while I […]

Getting to know Jesus in faith and in love

Homily for the 4th Sunday in Ordinary time year C 2013 In my college years in the seminary, we had this music director who is quite a person to put up with in terms of music. Among his special skills and genius is writing and playing music. We couldn’t get away with him because going […]

To Whom shall we go?

Homily for Sunday XXI B 2012 I will begin tonight by saying something about the passage we’ve just heard from the letter to the Ephesians. At first hearing you might think the apostle Paul is trying to keep women in their place, but it is not that at all. It is an extended metaphor about […]

Reflection for 14th Sunday of Ordinary Time 2011

14th Sunday of the year (In Ordinary time) Yesterday I had a conversation with a cab driver from the train station to the seminary in Melbourne. He opened up the conversation by asking what am I doing in Melbourne. I said “ I am studying to be a Catholic priest.” He was surprised and shocked. […]