Tag Archive | Lord

New Year’s Resolution: To be FAT

Be FAITHFUL, AVAILABLE AND TEACHABLE It’s new year,  another year for us, another milestone in our pilgrimage in life. Only God knows what He has in store for us in this year. Certainly, it would be a year of many blessings, of opportunities, of challenges and ways to overcome them. Times like this, ‘making new […]

Salamat Nay (Thanks Mum)

This is a tribute to all mothers but most specially to my one and only mother who has  taken on all the challenges, trials and difficulties just to be a good, loving and a caring mother for all of us-her 11 children- as well as to her 25 or so grandchildren. Salamat Nanay sa imong […]

When Jesus ‘falls’ in love

Homily for 5th Sunday of Easter year C 2013 I went to a retreat in the last couple of days with 30 others young adults, all leaders for the Victorian World Youth Day pilgrims in Millgrove. During the first night we had this activity called ‘getting to know you.’ We are asked questions that speak […]

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 […]

To Whom shall we go?

Homily for Sunday XXI B 2012 I will begin tonight by saying something about the passage we’ve just heard from the letter to the Ephesians. At first hearing you might think the apostle Paul is trying to keep women in their place, but it is not that at all. It is an extended metaphor about […]

Christian Community: Community of love

 Sunday XIX B 2012 Only last week we read that the people whom Moses had led to freedom soon began murmuring / whispering / complaining because they had left the comfort of captivity behind. They no longer had the food they’d always enjoyed in Egypt. Did he want them to die of hunger in the […]

Doubt and faith: Healthy tension

Reflection on the Feast of St Thomas, the Apostle (3 July 2012) Morning prayer of the Church                                   Evening prayer of  the Church Today is the feast of St Thomas, the apostle. He is popularly dubbed as the ‘doubting Thomas’ […]