Tag Archive | Holy Spirit

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 […]

Loving: A glimpse to the life of the Holy Trinity

Homily for the Solemnity of the Holy Trinity year C 2013 Today we celebrate the feast of the Holy Trinity- the core of our Christian faith. This is one truth of our faith that is really hard to understand. In fact, this is one of the points that other faith or some denominations used to […]

Ascension: A call to a deepening of Christ’s presence in our lives

Homily for Ascension Sunday year C 2013 Today we celebrate the solemnity of the Ascension of Jesus into heaven. We celebrate today this one significant and important article of our faith which we profess and declare every Sunday when we say the Apostles’ Creed or the  Nicene Creed. We celebrate this truth of our  Christian […]

The Holy Spirit: The precious gift of God to the world

Homily for 6th Sunday of Easter 2013 year C Last Sunday I baptised two beautiful little babies. After the baptism I left the families at the sanctuary as they took some photos. I was heading to the sacristy when this little 2-year old kid came running after me. At first I didn’t mind him. But […]

Baptism of Jesus: Moment of Grace for us

Homily for the Feast of the Baptism of Jesus 2013 Year C (13 January 2013) Today we celebrate the feast the baptism of Jesus by John the Baptist at the river Jordan. In our liturgical calendar, this feast marks the end of the Christmas season and the beginning of the ordinary time. Some homilists  would […]

Eucharist: Nourishment for life

Sunday XX B 2012 For the past few weeks I have been insisting on the frequent use by rabbis of ‘bread’ as an image or metaphor for knowledge of God, which is true wisdom. The same thinking underlies today’s first reading from the book of Proverbs. Wisdom has built herself a house […] she has […]

Pentecost: Empowering the Church

 Pentecost B 2012 We might say that the descent of the Holy Spirit on the disciples liberated them from their fear and transformed them into apostles, men with a mission. Not for nothing do we say that this feast marks the birthday of the Church. Let’s look more closely at what today’s readings tell us. […]