Tag Archive | Holy Spirit

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 […]

Homily for 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year A)

17th Sunday Homily (Year A) A few months ago,  I read a news of a 13-year-old boy in Cebu Philippines who committed suicide for the reason that his mother did not buy him a laptop computer. Reading that  I felt so sad and upset. I didn’t blame anyone though, because I realized that it was […]

Reflection for the 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time

17th Sunday of the Year (A) A  young man in his mid-twenties, from a well-to-do family, was strolling one day when he met a deformed leper. At first he would have felt an unholy revulsion towards the leper but something in him insisted that he would not only give alms to the leper but also […]

Reflection on the Gospel for 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time

16th Sunday of the year (A) A saintly old lady was out for a short stroll one night, before going to bed. It was a beautiful night, clear sky, bright stars, full moon. The old woman was deeply touched as she looked up at the sky. With a deep sense of reverence at the awesomeness […]

‘Holy Hour’- The Hour that makes my Day

Bishop Fulton Sheen‘s exposition on the beauty of the Holy Hour before the Blessed Sacrament everyday [continued] The purpose of the Holy Hour is to encourage deep personal encounter with Christ. The holy and glorious God is constantly inviting us to come to Him, to hold converse with Him, to ask for such things as […]

Reflection on the Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ

Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ [Corpus Christi Sunday] One of the  few Australian TV programs that I follow is “Man Vs Wild”. This program is hosted by an ex military man Bear Ghryllis.  He would go for an adventure into different parts of the world, climbing up mountains and cliffs, swimming across […]

Reflection on the Mystery of the Holy Trinity

In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Do we understand this everytime we say this as we make the sign of the cross?It is quite hard to understand this mystery of our faith, especially when we just say this in a mechanical way. But wait, our confession […]