What Do We Get When We Attend Mass Regularly?

16 March 2010 Tuesday of the 4th Week of LentEzekiel 47, 1-12; Psalm 46; John 5, 1-16 Why do we regularly come to church every Sunday? Why should we attend mass when we know that we will eventually fall again, only to return the next Sunday? Is this a futile routine that pious people do?Continue reading “What Do We Get When We Attend Mass Regularly?”

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Christ the King

23 November 2008 Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ the KingEzekiel 34, 11-17; Psalm 23, 1-6; 1 Cor 15, 20-28; Matthew 25, 31-36 The Solemnity of Christ the King is celebrated at the last Sunday of the Liturgical Year. In the past, it was celebrated with pomp and pageantry. But today, many churches celebrate thisContinue reading “Christ the King”

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Giving All, Not Just Some

18 August 2008. Monday of the 20th Week in Ordinary TimeEzekiel 24, 15-23; Deuteronomy 32; Matthew 19, 16-22 The readings today reminds us to put God first in our lives. It is all summarized by the Responsorial Psalm from the book of Deuteronomy: “You have forgotten God who gave you birth.” In the first reading,Continue reading “Giving All, Not Just Some”

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Restoration

9 March 2008. 5th Sunday of LentEzekiel 37:12-14; Psalm 130; Rom 8:8-11; John 11, 1-45 The context of the first reading from the prophet Ezekiel is the promise of restoration of the people of Israel who have been destroyed by the attacking army of Babylon. The vision of Ezekiel is the image of the dryContinue reading “Restoration”

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The Real Power to Heal

4 March 2008 Tuesday of the 4th Week of LentEzekiel 47, 1-9.12; Psalm 46; John 5, 1-3.5-16 There is a difference between the Sea of Galilee and the Dead Sea. The Sea of Galilee is abundant with life while the Dead Sea is lifeless. There is a difference. While being nourished by many tributaries, theContinue reading “The Real Power to Heal”

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