Relentless Prayer

25 July 2010. 17th Sunday in Ordinary TimeGenesis 18, 20-32; Psalm 138; Col 2, 12-14; Luke 11, 1-13 Persistence is the name of the game for the first reading and the Gospel today. Upon Abraham’s intercessions, God is willing to spare a sinful city from doom for a handful of good people. Abraham then bargainsContinue reading “Relentless Prayer”

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Do You Know Where You’re Going?

23 June 2009. Tuesday of the 12th Week in Ordinary TimeGen 13, 2, 5-18; Psalm 15; Matthew 7, 12-14 Nomads such as Abraham and Lot searched for pastures for their flock. The larger a flock got, the more arguments arose among the herdsmen and their owners. Here, Abraham and Lot decided to separate ways toContinue reading “Do You Know Where You’re Going?”

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The Desert and our Temptations

1 March 2009 1st Sunday of LentGenesis 9, 8-15; Psalm 25; 1 Peter 3, 18-22; Mark 1, 12-15 Mark is very economical with his words about the temptations of Jesus in the desert, unlike the accounts of Matthew and Luke. Mark tells it in brief simplicity. The Spirit leads Jesus in the desert. He wasContinue reading “The Desert and our Temptations”

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