Tag Archive | God

New Year’s Resolution: To be FAT

Be FAITHFUL, AVAILABLE AND TEACHABLE It’s new year,  another year for us, another milestone in our pilgrimage in life. Only God knows what He has in store for us in this year. Certainly, it would be a year of many blessings, of opportunities, of challenges and ways to overcome them. Times like this, ‘making new […]

The Holy Family: A school for Christian Living

Homily for the feast of the Holy Family year A 2013 For some of you who may have come from a big family, you might agree with me when I say that  the expression: ‘The more the merrier’ is not always true.  I would even say, based on my personal experience, ‘the more girls there […]

We are on special: not as discounted but as PRICELESS

Homily for Christmas Mass  year A 2013 I went to the supermarket today to buy some chocolates for the children in this mass, and I could see there are many things on special. In fact the ones I was looking for were quickly selling because they are on special too. It made me think, that […]

Is Christ the Spirit of our Christmas?

Homily for 4th Sunday of Advent year A 2013 Someone asked me  just very recently” ‘Brother do you believe in God?’ I readily answered without thinking: ‘Of course, I am a priest for God’s sake.’ However, that particular  question  made me think deeper on my faith. It reminded me of what my former Spiritual director […]

God loves us so much no matter what it takes

Homily for 3rd Sunday of Advent year A 2013 The other day my heart felt like being crushed upon seeing in the Philippine News a footage of a father holding a dead-body of his 2-year old son sitting outside the gate of the House of Charity in Manila. The story was that his son was […]

Walking on the way to Conversion

Homily for 2nd Sunday of Advent 2013 Last week as we entered into this season of Advent, I left you with a question: ‘What spiritual preparations are we taking to show Christ we are ready to welcome him when he comes?’ In this second Sunday of Advent, we are invited to keep up with our […]

Spiritual preparation for Christ’s coming

Homily for 1st Sunday of Advent 2013 (Year A) The other day, one of my best friends, whom I haven’t seen for almost a year now, called in to Bendigo from South Australia.  He didn’t tell me beforehand that he’s coming because he wanted to pay me a surprise visit. It would have been a […]