Month: August 2017

Whenever we read this passage of the scripture, theĀ passage that talks about Jesus and his apostles in the region of Caesarea Philippi, the first thing that comes to mind is the authority of St. Peter. When Jesus and his apostles …

Homily for the Twenty-first Sunday, year A. Read More »

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I’ve had the opportunities to talk to people, especially to none Catholics about Catholic worship. Our liturgy has a lot of signs and symbols, and it is very important that you understand these signs and symbols to flow with us. …

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In our first reading this morning we heard the prophet Isaiah foretelling that the expected messianic kingdom is not exclusive, it is not a kingdom meant for the Jews alone but for all nations. It does not matter where you …

Homily for the Twentieth Sunday, year A. Read More »

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The Catholic Church is often criticized for her firm position on some issues; this is true, and not an exaggeration to say that the world is always etching to know the stand of the Catholic Church. But this has not …

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A week ago in our gospel passage, we read about the mountaintop experience, how the apostles saw the glory of God on theĀ  mountaintop. And today in our first reading, we see another kind of mountaintop experience. The prophet Elijah …

Homily for the Nineteenth Sunday, year A. Read More »

The media recently reported the resignation of an ordained Catholic Priest who has served God faithfully through the priestly ministry for some good years. I cannot help but appreciate the services he rendered as a priest, especially for the souls …

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Today we celebrate the feast of the transfiguration of the Lord, and we are reminded once again to be renewed, to be transformed like Jesus Christ. Jesus was transformed on a mountaintop, he took with him three of his apostles; …

The feast of the transfiguration (Eighteenth Sunday, A) Read More »