Monthly Archives: July 2015

GOD WORKS WONDERS FROM OUR GOODWILL EFFORTS

Dear friends, My Homily for 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time (B) 2015 God takes the initiative and fulfills his plan but not without our active cooperation, which shall bring fruitfulness, prosperity, joy and peace of mind in our hearts and … Continue reading

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My cup you will indeed drink

Holy Gospel of Jesus Christ according to Saint Matthew 20:20-28. The mother of the sons of Zebedee approached Jesus with her sons and did him homage, wishing to ask him for something. He said to her, “What do you wish?” … Continue reading

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A hundred or sixty or thirtyfold

Holy Gospel of Jesus Christ according to Saint Matthew 13:18-23. Jesus said to His disciples: “Hear then the parable of the sower. The seed sown on the path is the one who hears the word of the kingdom without understanding … Continue reading

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God is looking for leaders

God doesn’t hesitate to remove poor or wicked leaders and God pronounces judgement on them. Who is a leader? A person who feels what his or her people are feeling and thinks of their needs as his or her own. … Continue reading

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A Prayer for Marriage and the Family, Our Common Home

O Lord, God of our ancestors, are you not the God who dwells in the heavens? Do you not rule over all the kingdoms of the nations? Such power and might are in your hands that no one can resist … Continue reading

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The New Law «written not on tablets of stone but on tablets that are hearts of flesh»

Holy Gospel of Jesus Christ according to Saint Matthew 12:1-8. Jesus was going through a field of grain on the sabbath. His disciples were hungry and began to pick the heads of grain and eat them. When the Pharisees saw … Continue reading

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Jesus began to reproach the towns… with their failure to reform

Holy Gospel of Jesus Christ according to Saint Matthew 11:20-24. Jesus began to reproach the towns where most of his mighty deeds had been done, since they had not repented. “Woe to you, Chorazin! Woe to you, Bethsaida! For if … Continue reading

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Jesus began to reproach the towns… with their failure to reform

Holy Gospel of Jesus Christ according to Saint Matthew 11:20-24. Jesus began to reproach the towns where most of his mighty deeds had been done, since they had not repented. “Woe to you, Chorazin! Woe to you, Bethsaida! For if … Continue reading

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He who welcomes you welcomes me

Holy Gospel of Jesus Christ according to Saint Matthew 10:34-42.11:1 Jesus said to his Apostles: “Do not think that I have come to bring peace upon the earth. I have come to bring not peace but the sword. For I … Continue reading

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The best use of power

Good boss, bad boss. Most of us have served under both. A bad boss is like the Pharaoh of Egypt: Threatened by his own subordinates, he oppresses everyone to maintain control. A good boss is exemplified by King Henry II, … Continue reading

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