Tag Archive | Saint Peter

The beauty of being found by God

Homily for 5th Sunday in Ordinary time year C 2013 Before I got accepted into the seminary, I worked at a hardware shop in the city. Technically, my work was a ‘checker’ which included checking the incoming and outgoing deliveries, making inventories of the stock, and even cleaning the gutter located beside the shop during […]

A Day in the Life of Jesus

Homily for 5th Sunday in Ordinary time 2012 If you may have remembered, three Sundays ago, we heard Jesus inviting the disciples of John the Baptist  to ‘come and see’ where he lives. Then on the following Sunday, we heard him again as he was walking along the sea of Galilee. This time he was inviting […]

Reflecting on John 21:1-14

As I skimmed through my notes and reflection or fruits of my thirty-day-retreat which I underwent 2 years ago, I found this meditation I had written on Jn 21:1-14. This was about Peter, after the death and Resurrection of Jesus. I wrote this is in a poetic form. Peter said, “I am going fishing,”   […]

Why did Jesus choose me?

Jesus‘ criteria for his followers is that one listens and follows him when he invites. If we look at the character of each of the apostles, we find that Jesus has actually gathered a whole bunch of personalities and quite hard to imagine how would they get on. But they did one thing…they listened to […]

Jesus Washes his disciple’s feet: A Reflection

This episode places Jesus disciples at table before the feast of the Passover. Matthew, Mark & Luke record that Jesus is breaking the bread, John presents  Jesus washing the feet of his disciples.   The Church celebrates this ancient tradition again, attested to by the Scriptures, that Jesus came to serve and not to be served. The […]