Tag Archive | Second Vatican Council

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 […]

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 […]

Marriage: Willed and designed by God

  Since tomorrow’s gospel speaks about the basic ground of human marriage- that is, it is designed and willed by God from the beginning, I am posting here as part 1 of my Sunday reflection online, a piece of my 25,000 word theological synthesis which  I did last year to complete my Academic requirements for […]

Homily for Ascension Sunday (4 June 2011)

 Two weeks ago, a certain leader of  a religious sect in America predicted that the world would end at 6 o’clock, on the 21st of May 2011. I was supposed to be in the parish by then to serve as deacon over the weekend. I sent my apology that I couldn’t make it not because I believe […]