Pagpapakabanal sa Pang-araw-araw

29 July 2010 Sta. Martha1 John 4, 7-16; Psalm 34; John 11,19-27 Hindi natin madalas mapansin ang mga bayani ng pangkaraniwang buhay. Mga nanay na naghahanda ng pagkain araw-araw. Mga tatay na nagbabanat ng buto para may maihain sa hapag-kainan. Mga kapamilyang iginugugol ang buhay para sa mabuting kapakanan ng kanilang mahal sa buhay. SilaContinue reading “Pagpapakabanal sa Pang-araw-araw”

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A Balanced Life

18 July 2010 16th Sunday in Ordinary TimeGenesis 18, 1-10; Psalm 15; Luke 10, 38-42 Let us do a different reading of the Martha and Mary story in Luke. Sometimes we have to see the previous story in Scripture to find the context of the present Gospel. The story of Martha and Mary comes afterContinue reading “A Balanced Life”

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The Better Part

6 October 2009 Tuesday of the 27th Week in Ordinary TimeJonah 3, 1-10; Psalm 130; Luke 10:38-42 The Better Part The crucial question in the Gospel reading today is this: Why is Mary’s choice to listen to Jesus the better portion? We make two observations. First, Martha’s work is undeniably important. To prepare the houseContinue reading “The Better Part”

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Why Friendships are Valuable

29 July 2009 Memorial of St. MarthaExodus 24, 29-35; Psalm 99; John 11, 19-27 or Luke 10, 38-42Jesus calls for non-preferential love for all. He scours villages to embrace foreigners and sinners, the outcast and the oppressed, the strangers and the lonely. But he has preferential relationships Himself: from particular groups like the disciples (HisContinue reading “Why Friendships are Valuable”

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