Tag Archive | Jesus Christ

Humility: Key to the Feast in the Kingdom

Homily for 22nd Sunday year C Ordinary time 2013 When I was still a seminarian in the Philippines I was assigned in my home parish one Holy week to help out in the Holy week activities. One of my jobs was to be a crowd controller for people wanting to go to confession . For […]

If only we realize how much God loves us….

Homily for 11th Sunday in Ordinary time year C 2013 One of the strong messages in our gospel today is the beauty of realizing how much we are loved by God despite our being a sinner. When we realized how much we are loved by God things slowly change in us. We would have a […]

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 […]

Resurrection of Jesus- a call to be Easter People

Homily for Easter Vigil year C 2013 Tonight is the night of all nights. Tonight we celebrate our salvation. Tonight we remember and re-live that momentous event in our salvation history when our God  has shown us that there is an end to sin and to death through the resurrection of his Son Jesus Christ […]

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 […]