• Sunday hints for the spiritual life (Sensible devotion)

    December 15, 2017 admin

    Happy Sunday and God bless you! In our age, we are blessed with plenty religious zeal, so much so that many of us don’t even know where to start from and where to end in our relationship with God. At the end, we end up making a lot of mistakes. One of those mistakes that…

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  • HOMILY FOR 22ND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIMES YEAR A

    December 15, 2017 admin

    Readings: Jeremiah 20:7-9; Romans 12:1-2; Matthew 16.21-27 Last Sunday, we reflected on leadership and what it takes to be a genuine leader according to the mind of Christ. Today’s reflection focuses on discipleship and how our souls are yearning for God. They remind and encourage us to allow God to take possession of us. In…

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  • A HOMILY OF FIFTHEEN SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME – YEAR A

    December 15, 2017 admin

    Readings: Is. 55: 10-11; Rom. 8: 18-23; Matt. 13:1-9 I am so delighted by our quest for the Word of God! And our Sunday readings speak of the power in the Word of God. For Scripture says, “Indeed, the word of God is living and effective, sharper than any two-edged sword, penetrating even between soul…

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  • THIRTEEN SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR A

    December 15, 2017 admin

    Readings: 2 Kings 4:8ff; Romans 6:3-4, 8-11; Matthew 10:37-42 Our readings today suggest for themselves themes like hospitality, generosity, commitment and charity. When I was walking down the road last week for my exercise, I heard a man repeating this mantra to all those who passed by him: “Have you helped someone today besides yourself?”…

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  • TWELFTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR A

    December 15, 2017 admin

    Readings: Jer. 20:10-13; Ps. 69…; Rom. 5:12-15; Matt. 10:26-33 Certain events in my life have given me a lot of insights about being afraid and fearing. It is important to note that there is a difference between being afraid and fearing. Thus, we are to “Have fear but do not be afraid.” Jesus says: “Do…

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  • HOMILY ON THE SOLEMNITY OF THE MOST HOLY TRINITY – YEAR A

    December 15, 2017 admin

    Readings: Exo. 34:4b-6.8-9; Resp. ps. Dan. 3; 2Cor. 13:11-13; John 3:16-18 I once had a spiritual director who was fond of asking the question: “What is your God like?”  He would then challenge me to go even deeper as he would continue to ask: “What does God feel like for you? What does He smell…

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  • HOLY THURSDAY HOMILY

    December 15, 2017 admin

    Readings: Ex. 12:1-8.11-14; Ps. 116:12-13.15-16bc. 17-18.; 1Cor. 11:23-26; John 13:1-15. T This evening’s Mass of the Lord’s Supper officially opens the Easter Triduum. On this evening we commemorate “Our Lord’s Last Supper” in which three significant events were carried out by Our Lord Jesus Christ: the joint institution of the Holy Eucharist and the Ministerial…

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  • A HOMILY OF FOURTH SUNDAY OF LENT YEAR A

    December 15, 2017 admin

      Readings: 1 Sam. 16:1b.6-7.10-13a; Ps. 23:1-3a.3b-4.5-6. Eph. 5:8-14. John 9:1-41. Fourth Sunday of Lent is called usually called Laetare Sunday that is Rejoice Sunday. We are full of joy because we are half way to the celebration of the climax of our Christian faith – the Death and Resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ.…

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  • A HOMILY ON THE ANNUNCIATION OF THE LORD

    December 15, 2017 admin

    READINGS: Is. 7:10-14; 8:10; Ps. 40:7-8a. 8b-9.10.11. Heb. 10:4-10. Luke 1:26-38. What a joyful day to gather and celebrate the Annunciation of the Lord and the Incarnation of Our Lord Jesus Christ. The day when the WORD BECAME FLESH AND DWELT (LIVED) AMONG US. Today we celebrate the conception day of our Lord and at…

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  • HOMILY OF FOURTH SUNDAY OF ADVENT YEAR A

    December 15, 2017 admin

    GOD INTERVENING IN HUMAN HISTORY Readings: Is. 7:10-14, Rom. 1:1-7 & Matt. 1: 18-24 My dear friends in Christ may the name of the Lord be praised both now and forever, amen. Today we have come to the first climax of our preparations for Christmas. And from 17th to 23rd of December all our readings…

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