Tag Archive | Christianity

Is Christ the King in our hearts?

Homily for the Solemnity of Christ the King 2013 Year C When I was a kid, specifically in my grade school years, the idea of a king always fascinates me. The type of a king I read in the book or heard from fairy tale stories always captured my imagination and even made me aspire […]

Experiencing God’s love and mercy

Homily for 28th Sunday in Ordinary time year C 2013 A month after I and two other friends first arrived in Australia, we joined Corpus Christi seminary in Melbourne. We were introduced to the seminarians, and I was happy to see the mixed crowd there, I mean the mixture of nationalities in the seminary- Vietnamese, […]

Dialogue with God

Blogger’s note: I found this amazing way of meditating on, reflecting on and praying of  The Lord’s Prayer by Flor McCarthy SDB Author’s note for effects: The Most effective way of presenting this dialogue is as follows. Choose a stranger, or at least un unfamiliar voice, to play the part of God. Provide him with […]

Making ‘Lazarus’ a friend for life

Homily for 26th Sunday in Ordinary time year C 2013 In the gospel last Sunday, we heard of Jesus inviting us to make use of our money to make friends who would help us secure not only for our immediate  future but really for eternal life. In today’s gospel, Jesus tells us of a parable […]

A test of our loyalty to Christ

Homily for 20th Sunday in Ordinary time year C 2013 Being here in Australia for 6 years has helped me so much to understand the culture and the people. This includes the footy. And yes I have a team.  It’s just amazing to see how people followed their AFL team. One time, Bishop Joe took […]

The Holy Spirit: The life of the Church

Homily for Pentecost Sunday year C 2013 When I was in the seminary in Melbourne, I was once appointed as the Chapel Convenor, which means I had to look after the day to day celebrations of the Liturgy, making Rosters for liturgical celebrations and setting up for big religious events. Part of it was to […]

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 […]