Monthly Archives: November 2014

Dear frieñds, My Homily for First Sunday of Advent (B) 2014

GOD FULFILS HIS PROMISES The limitations of our human nature are one reason God inspired the Church to divide the year into liturgical seasons. The mystery of our salvation includes the whole Bible, the whole life of Christ, and the whole history of the Church. … Continue reading

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Holy Gospel of Jesus Christ according to Saint Luke 20:27-40.

Some Sadducees, those who deny that there is a resurrection, came forward and put this question to Jesus, saying, “Teacher, Moses wrote for us, ‘If someone’s brother dies leaving a wife but no child, his brother must take the wife … Continue reading

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Dear Friends, My Homily for Solemnity of Christ the King (A) 2014.

GETTING BACK TO CHRIST The Solemnity of Christ the King, which every Catholic throughout the entire world is celebrating today, is a new thing. The Church has existed for 2000+ years, but this Solemnity is less than 100 years old. … Continue reading

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Holy Gospel of Jesus Christ according to Saint Luke 19:45-48.

Jesus entered the temple area and proceeded to drive out those who were selling things, saying to them, “It is written, ‘My house shall be a house of prayer, but you have made it a den of thieves.’” And every … Continue reading

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Holy Gospel of Jesus Christ according to Saint Matthew 25:14-30.

Jesus told his disciples this parable: “A man going on a journey called in his servants and entrusted his possessions to them. To one he gave five talents; to another, two; to a third, one– to each according to his … Continue reading

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Holy Gospel of Jesus Christ according to Saint Luke 18:35-43.

As Jesus approached Jericho a blind man was sitting by the roadside begging, and hearing a crowd going by, he inquired what was happening. They told him, “Jesus of Nazareth is passing by.” He shouted, “Jesus, Son of David, have … Continue reading

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Holy Gospel of Jesus Christ according to Saint Luke 19:41-44.

As Jesus drew near Jerusalem, he saw the city and wept over it, saying, “If this day you only knew what makes for peace–but now it is hidden from your eyes. For the days are coming upon you when your … Continue reading

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Dear friends, My Homily for 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time (A) 2014.

HAVING THE RIGHT IDEA OF GOD? The lazy servant of the parable was cast out into the darkness because he failed to fulfill his life-mission.Why did he fail? Because he had the wrong idea of his master. He feared him like a slave.Maybe … Continue reading

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Holy Gospel of Jesus Christ according to Saint Luke 17:11-19.

As Jesus continued his journey to Jerusalem, he traveled through Samaria and Galilee. As he was entering a village, ten lepers met him. They stood at a distance from him and raised their voice, saying, “Jesus, Master! Have pity on … Continue reading

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