• HOMILY FOR EASTER SUNDAY OF THE RESURRECTION OF THE LORD

    December 14, 2017 admin

    Readings: Acts 10:34a.37-43; Resp. Ps. 118:1-2.15c-17.22-23; Col. 3:1-4; John 20:1-9. Happy Easter my dear people of God and May the blessings of the risen Lord abide with you now and always! “This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it” (Ps.118:24). This is the most excellent and…

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  • SECOND SUNDAY OF EASTER –DIVINE MERCY SUNDAY (YEAR C)

    December 14, 2017 admin

    Readings: Acts 5:12-16; Rev 1:9-11, 12-13, 17-19; John 20:19-31 We have three reasons to reflect on the Mercy of God. First, every second Sunday of Easter is celebrated as Divine Mercy Sunday, secondly, our readings illustrate the mercy of God and thirdly, Pope Francis has declared 8th December 2015 – 20th November 2016 as the…

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  • FIFTH SUNDAY OF LENT YEAR C

    December 14, 2017 admin

    Readings: Isa. 43:16-21, Phil 3:8-14, John 8:1-11 A story was told of a man that was caught stealing, ands he was brought before the king, who gave orders that he be hanged. However, as he was being led to the gallows, the man told the governor that he knew a wonderful secret. He claimed that…

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  • THE BAPTISM OF THE LORD YEAR C

    December 14, 2017 admin

    Readings: Is. 40: 1-5, 9-11, Titus 2:11-14; 3:4-7, Luke 3: 15-16.21-22 Outline: Introduction Origin of baptism Why was Jesus Christ baptized? The significance of baptism INTRODUCTION The first reading made a deep impression in me when I read the words “Comfort, comfort my people, says your God. Speak tenderly to Jerusalem, and cry to her…

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  • FOURTH SUNDAY OF ADVENT YEAR C

    December 14, 2017 admin

    Readings: Micah 5:2-5, Heb. 10:5-10, Luke 1:38-45 Views from the pew Sharing and celebrating faith (Sharing faith experience) The Spirit of Christmas The joy of visitation The blessedness of those who believe Mary and Elizabeth are filled with the fire of the Holy Spirit. “He (she) who is on fire cannot sit on a chair.”…

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  • SOLEMNITY OF CHRIST THE KING – CHRIST THE UNIVERSAL KING

    December 14, 2017 admin

    Readings: Dan. 7:13-14, Rev. 1:5-8, John 18:33-37 Today, the Holy Mother Church celebrates a very important Solemnity in the faith, the Solemnity of Christ the King. It is the last Sunday in the ordinary time of the year. This solemnity was established by Pope Pius XI in his encyclical Quas Primas (On the Feast of Christ…

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  • THIRTY – SECOND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR B

    December 8, 2017 admin

    Readings: 1Kings 17:10-16, Heb. 9:24-28, Mark 12:38-44 STORY “A government social worker was visiting New England farms. He had the authority to give federal dollars to poor farmers. He found an elderly widow farming a few acres. Her house was clean but tiny. There did not appear to be much food in the house. The…

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  • HOMILY OF THIRTIETH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME – YEAR B

    December 8, 2017 admin

    READINGS: Jer. 31:7-9, Psalm 126, Heb. 5:1-6, Mark 10:46-52 The Lord has blessed many of us with good eyesight. We don’t have many challenges with our sense of sight. This is so because we have many devices to correct our failing eye sights. There are sophisticated surgeries to counter severe eye defects. Our physical sights…

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