Tag Archive | Paul

Prayer is relationship and needs discipline…

Homily for 29th Sunday in Ordinary time year C 2013 Our Readings today remind us of one of the basics yet also one of the most important aspects of our faith- prayer. We need to pray because we need God whether we acknowledge him or not. We need to pray because only God can satisfy […]

What does it mean to be a Christian today?

Homily for 23rd Sunday in Ordinary time year C 2013 I always wanted to be a priest since I was in my grade school years. As far as I can remember I was on my third grade that this desire to be a priest became so strong in me. But, I didn’t tell this  to […]

How committed are we to Christ and the gospel?

Homily for 14th Sunday in Ordinary time year C 2013 On my way back to Australia from the Philippines, I went through  Singapore. I had to wait for six hours in the airport for my next flight to Australia. It was a long and boring wait. So to break the boredom of waiting, I started […]

The Four Corners in our Christian discipleship

Homily for 12th Sunday in Ordinary time year C 2013 Just minutes before saying the mass in Eaglehawk  last week, I received a text message from my sister in the Philippines that my 18-year old nephew had died. He had been diagnosed of Leukaemia for 4 years and since then I had been supporting him […]

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 […]

Feeling sorry- and doing something about it: Our Call

Homily for 10th Sunday in Ordinary time year C 2013 About four years ago my 14-year-old nephew was diagnosed with Leukaemia. For only a few months after the initial diagnosis, he went downhill very quickly. His elbows and knees were swelling and that made him unable to walk. My family told me this while I […]

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 […]