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OT-XIV -C

By   June 27, 2019

O.T. XIV Sunday ) Homily (one-page summary) (LP)edtd Introduction: Today’s Scriptures are about announcing the Good News. They remind us that announcing the Good News of the Kingdom by words, deeds and life is not the task of only a few. Rather, it is a task for all baptized Christians. Scripture lessons: In the first… Continue reading »

OT – XIII – C

By   June 27, 2019

O.T. XIII [C] Sunday Homily (one-page summary) L/19  Introduction: Today’s readings are about God’s call and man’s commitment in answer to that call. They ask for total commitment in total freedom with the spirit of patient love, saying an unconditional “Yes” to Jesus and to the Christian life as a true disciple of Christ. Scripture… Continue reading »

Corpus Christi

By   June 18, 2019

The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi) 1-page summary Importance: 1) The last two precious gifts given to us by Jesus are the Holy Eucharist as our spiritual food on Holy Thursday and Jesus’ mother Mary as our spiritual Mother on Good Friday 2) Corpus Christi is the celebration of the abiding… Continue reading »

Pentecost Sunday

By   June 7, 2019

Pentecost Sunday homily – One-page summary (L-19) Introduction: Pentecost literally means 50th. It is a feast celebrated on the 50th day after the Passover feast by the Jews, and it is a feast celebrated on the 50th day after the feast of the Resurrection of Jesus by the Christians. The Jewish Pentecost was originally a… Continue reading »

Easter VII [C]

By   June 1, 2019

Easter VII [C] Sunday – One-page summary (L-19) Introduction: Today’s readings are about people’s bearing heroic witness to Jesus through life and death, and the source of the inspiration behind such witness-bearing.  They urge us to work for greater Christian unity and to consider the power of Christian witness. Scripture lessons: The first reading describes… Continue reading »

Easter VI -C

By   May 24, 2019

One-page summary: Easter VI [C] Homily Jn 14:23-29 (L/19) Introduction: Today’s readings show us the effects of the abiding presence of God in His Church and of His indwelling in each one of us. Scripture lessons: The first reading, taken from the Acts of the Apostles, tells us how the Holy Spirit, indwelling in the Church, helped the apostles to… Continue reading »

Lent V [C]

By   April 4, 2019

Introduction: Reminding us of God’s readiness to forgive sin, give the sinner a second chance, bind up broken lives, and restore people to His friendship, today’s readings challenge us to show the same mercy to the sinners around us and to live as forgiven people, actively seeking reconciliation with God and with one another. The… Continue reading »

St. Joseph

By   March 24, 2019

Mathew 01,18-25 Joseph the Just: Today’s feast invites us to meditate about Saint Joseph, Our Lord Jesus’ legal and foster father. Because of that function which he performed in regard to Christ during his childhood and youth, he has been declared Patron or Protector of the Church, which continues Christ’s image and mission in time… Continue reading »

Lent IV – C

By   March 24, 2019

Jos 5:9, 10-12; II Cor 5:17-21; Lk 15:1-3, 11-32 Introduction:  Traditionally, the Fourth Sunday of Lent is called Laetare Sunday (Rejoice Sunday). Anticipating Easter joy, today’s readings invite us to rejoice by being reconciled with God through repentance and the confession of our sins and by celebrating our coming home to be with our loving… Continue reading »

Lent III – C

By   March 23, 2019

All three of today’s readings speak of  God’s mercy and compassion in disciplining His children by occasional punishment while giving them another chance despite their repeated sins.  Although God’s love for us is constant and consistent, He will not save us without our co-operation.  That is why He invites us during Lent to repent of our sins and to… Continue reading »