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All Souls’ Day – November 2

By   October 21, 2015

November 2: One page synopsis of All Souls’ Day Homily: All Souls’ Day is a day specially set apart that we may remember and pray for our dear ones who have gone for their eternal reward and who are currently in a state of ongoing purification. Ancient belief: 1) People of all religions have believed… Continue reading »

All Saints Day – November 1

By   October 21, 2015

All Saints Day: The feast and its objectives: All baptized Christians who have died and are now with God in glory are considered saints. All Saints Day is intended to honor the memory of countless unknown and uncanonized saints who have no feast days. Today we thank God for giving ordinary men and women a… Continue reading »

World Mission Sunday

By   October 6, 2015

OCT 18: WORLD MISSION SUNDAY – 2015 Anecdote: # 1: “I have no other plan.” S.D. Gordon has a beautiful story about the Ascension of Jesus into Heaven. When the grand welcome ceremony was over, the Archangel Gabriel approached Jesus to resolve  his doubts. He said, “I know that only very few in Palestine are… Continue reading »

Sunday XXI – St John 6: 60-69

By   August 11, 2015

Synopsis: OT XXI [B] (Aug 23) Sunday on John 6: 60-69 (L-15) Introduction: The main theme of today’s readings is that Christian life is a series of daily choices for God or against God, as we choose to live out or reject the truths He has revealed through His prophets in the Old Testament and… Continue reading »

Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary – Aug 15

By   August 11, 2015

Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary –L/14 (Revelation 11:19a, 12:1-6a, 10ab; I Cor 15: 20-27; Luke 1: 39-56) Anecdote: # 1: Taj Mahal: The Taj Mahal has been described as a “love song in marble.” Completed in 1645, the magnificent marble mausoleum was built by Shah Jahan, India’s Mogul emperor, in memory… Continue reading »

St. John Maria Vianney

By   July 30, 2015

August 4 Tuesday: (St. John Maria Vianney: Mt 9: 35-10:1) Matthew 14: 22-36: 22 Then he made the disciples get into the boat and go before him to the other side, while he dismissed the crowds. 23 And after he had dismissed the crowds, he went up on the mountain by himself to pray. When… Continue reading »