Have You Been Ashamed of Our Faith?

21 February 2010. 1st Sunday of LentDeut 26, 4-10; Psalm 91; Romans 10, 8-13; Luke 4, 1-13If you felt ashamed about the Catholic faith, at any point in your life, I understand. I said that I empathize with you because there many things that has happened that we are not proud of. We are sadContinue reading “Have You Been Ashamed of Our Faith?”

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Ketchup and the Sto Nino

17 January 2010. Feast of the Sto. Nino de CebuProper Feast in the Philippines: 2nd Sunday in Ordinary TimeIsaiah 9, 1-6; Psalm 97; Ephesians 1, 3-18; Luke 2, 41-52 We do know that ketchup is a condiment best used on top of hotdog and burger sandwiches, or as a dip for potato fries and friedContinue reading “Ketchup and the Sto Nino”

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Faith: Fruit of Persistent Love

10 August 2008. 20th Sunday in Ordinary TimeMatthew 15, 21-28 Faith: The Fruit of Persistent Love Note: This homily appears at this Sunday’s Sambuhay of the Society of St. Paul. At the end of the Gospel, Jesus tells the woman, “O woman, great is your faith! Let it be done for you as you wish.”Continue reading “Faith: Fruit of Persistent Love”

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How to be Steep in Faith

7 May 2008. Wednesday of the 7th Week of EasterActs 20, 28-38; John 17, 11-19 How to be Steep in FaithThe first reading and the Gospel are like parallel stories. They both speak about the challenges Christian face in the world. Paul warns them about the “wolves” and those that pervert the truth. Jesus praysContinue reading “How to be Steep in Faith”

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