Tag Archive | Holy Spirit

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 […]