Tag Archive | Jesu

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 […]

Seeing our real worth: Jesus’ way of love

Homily for 5th Sunday of Lent year C 2013 If we found a crumpled, even slightly torn off five-dollar note on the road, why do we take it. By the look at it, it seems not pleasant at all. It might be soiled but still if no one is looking, we would readily pick it […]

The beauty of being found by God

Homily for 5th Sunday in Ordinary time year C 2013 Before I got accepted into the seminary, I worked at a hardware shop in the city. Technically, my work was a ‘checker’ which included checking the incoming and outgoing deliveries, making inventories of the stock, and even cleaning the gutter located beside the shop during […]

Getting to know Jesus in faith and in love

Homily for the 4th Sunday in Ordinary time year C 2013 In my college years in the seminary, we had this music director who is quite a person to put up with in terms of music. Among his special skills and genius is writing and playing music. We couldn’t get away with him because going […]

Having God and letting Christ

Homily for 3rd Sunday in Ordinary time year C 2013 During the week, not that I really liked to, but I happened to watch bits of the inaugural speech of President Barack Obama. I couldn’t help it because it had been shown in the  news around the country. I heard him saying as he sworn in ‘so help […]

Rediscovering the meaning of our Christian commitment

Homily for Christ the King Sunday year B 2012 The feast of Christ the King was instituted by Pope Pius XI in 1925. In his introduction to his encyclical  Quas Primas (which explains the significance and the meaning of this feast in our Christian life and in our world), the Pope wrote: We referred to […]