Tag Archive | Easter

The Resurrection: The light at the end of the tunnel

Homily for 32nd Sunday in Ordinary time year C 2013 Last month some parts of the Philippines had been hit by a 7.2 magnitude earthquake. It caused damages in homes,centuries-old churches and other infrastructures. And just the other day, these same people more or less had to face another blow. The strongest typhoon in the […]

The heart of vocations: the Heart of our Good Shepherd

Homily for 4th Sunday of Easter year C 2013 Good Shepherd Sunday We are now on the 4th Sunday of Easter, also called Good Shepherd Sunday. Pope Paul VI established this day as a World Day of Prayer for Vocations. So we are hereby invited to spend sometimes praying to God the Father that ‘he […]

Experiencing the presence of the Risen Lord

Homily  for 3rd Sunday of Easter year C 2013 Wow! Time is really moving fast. It seems like Easter Sunday was only last Sunday, but we are now on the third Sunday of Easter. I hope that we are still in the Easter mood. I mean I hope we are taking each Sunday or each […]

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 […]

Jesus is real: Not an Ilusion

 Easter III B 2012 The gospel passage we read today is the last we shall read on the Sundays after Easter relating appearances of Our risen Lord. This one occurs near the end of St Luke’s gospel. Again the emphasis is on the joy of the disciples. Their joy was so great that they could […]

Easter II B 2012 Homily

Doubting Thomas In the evening of that same day, the first day of the week, the doors were closed in the room where the disciples were, for fear of the Jews. These men had run away when Jesus was arrested and they were still frightened, even if no one was looking for them. It looks […]

Easter: The Proof that God chooses the best for us

Homily for Easter Sunday 2012 A woman in her mid-50’s boarded a plane. But when she got to her assigned seat, she immediately burst out saying she didn’t like her assigned seat. She didn’t like it because beside her was a ‘black’ man sitting. ‘I can’t seat here beside this ‘vermin’ she said loudly. She […]