Tag Archive | Jesu

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 […]

Humility and trust: motives for Christian discipleship

Homily for 25th Sunday in Ordinary time  year B 23 September 2012 Last week and this week, the gospels being read from St Mark tell us of the real essence or the nature of discipleship– of our following Jesus. Last week Jesus told us that to follow him means three things: to renounce ourselves, to take […]