Tag Archive | Christian

What does it mean to be a Christian today?

Homily for 23rd Sunday in Ordinary time year C 2013 I always wanted to be a priest since I was in my grade school years. As far as I can remember I was on my third grade that this desire to be a priest became so strong in me. But, I didn’t tell this  to […]

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 […]

Resurrection of Jesus- a call to be Easter People

Homily for Easter Vigil year C 2013 Tonight is the night of all nights. Tonight we celebrate our salvation. Tonight we remember and re-live that momentous event in our salvation history when our God  has shown us that there is an end to sin and to death through the resurrection of his Son Jesus Christ […]

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 […]

Christian Hope: Power over trials and tribulations

Homily for 33rd Sunday in Ordinary time year B 2012 Many of us here might have heard of the story of Helen Keller. If you do, please bear with me if I have to repeat it to you because her story is such an inspiration that I can’t help but go back to it every […]

Humility and trust: motives for Christian discipleship

Homily for 25th Sunday in Ordinary time  year B 23 September 2012 Last week and this week, the gospels being read from St Mark tell us of the real essence or the nature of discipleship– of our following Jesus. Last week Jesus told us that to follow him means three things: to renounce ourselves, to take […]

Calling for a chat with St Andrew Kim Tae-gon

  Junjun Faithbook: Good day St Andrew. There must be great rejoicing in heaven today for the remembrance of your martyrdom together with many others that marked the beginnings of Christianity in Korea. Please tell us more about your life. St Andrew Kim: My complete name in Korean is Andrea Kim Taegon…which later on became […]