Tag Archive | Lent

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 […]

Repentance: Stop, look and listen (to God)

Homily for 3rd Sunday of Lent year C 2013 Brothers and sisters, in this third Sunday of Lent we are all urged to repentance and to bear fruit. But we may ask, how might we do this? What might be the best way to take to a true repentance? If you went around the Philippines […]

Prayer, Fasting and Obedience to the Word of God: Jesus’ way to beat the tempter

Homily for 1st Sunday of Lent year C 2013 In my homily last Wednesday (Ash Wednesday), I said to some of the children at our parish primary school  that one way to observe lent is to give up something that  we love doing such as eating lollies or chocolates, or watching TV, or playing video […]

Homily for 5th Sunday of Lent

We are now in the fifth or the Last Sunday of Lent. All throughout Lent, as well as in Holy Week, our SPECIAL focus is Jesus. SO it’s worth looking back how is Jesus portrayed in all the gospels that were read in the previous Sundays of Lent. On the first Sunday we have Jesus who […]

ASH WEDNESDAY (Beginning of the Season of Lent)

SEASON OF LENT  Dearest brothers and sisters in Christ, TODAY, 9th March 2011 marks the beginning of the Season of Lent. The 40 days of preparation for the Easter season when Christians are called to renew their commitment to spiritual practices like prayer, fasting and almsgiving. Lent is an annual opportunity to grow in our […]