When Will Our Sufferings End?

7 November 2010 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time2 Maccabees 7: 1-14; Psalm 17; 2 Thess 2:16 – 3:5; Luke 20:27-38When November comes, the theme of the readings focuses on eternity. In the liturgical year, the tail-end is about eschatology: the resurrection and the end of days when Christ the King finally rules in triumph. AndContinue reading “When Will Our Sufferings End?”

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How to Answer a Tricky Question

2 Hunyo 2010 San Marcelino at San Pedro. Miyerkoles ng ika-9 na Linggo ng Taon2 Tim 1, 1-12; Psalm 123; Mark 12, 18-27 There are ways to face a tricky question. Jesus has a way. First, explain the how. In the Gospel, Jesus explains to the Sadducees who do not believe in the resurrection ofContinue reading “How to Answer a Tricky Question”

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Naniniwala Ka Ba sa Kabilang Buhay?

2 Hunyo 2010 San Marcelino at San Pedro. Miyerkoles ng ika-9 na Linggo ng Taon 2 Tim 1, 1-12; Psalm 123; Mark 12, 18-27Ano ang ating ugnayan sa kabilang-buhay? Wika ni Hesus: “Sa muling pagkabuhay, hindi na mag-aasawa ang lalaki o babae kundi para na silang mga anghel sa langit.” Ibig sabihin, magiging magkapatid atContinue reading “Naniniwala Ka Ba sa Kabilang Buhay?”

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Grief, Acceptance and Peace

11 April 2010. 2nd Sunday of EasterActs 5, 12-16; Psalm 118; Rev 1, 9-19; John 20, 19-31 When Jesus comes to our life, His arrival is experienced as peace. Peace is what Jesus gives. Peace is what we receive when our faith is deep and complete. Our heart rests peacefully despite the many trials thatContinue reading “Grief, Acceptance and Peace”

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Jesus our Security

26 April 2009 3rd Sunday of Easter Acts 3, 13-15, 1 John 2, 1-5, Luke 24, 35-48If we have parents or siblings who are lawyers, we feel secured when we have legal problems. If we have relatives who are doctors, we feel safe when we are sick. We know we have someone to run toContinue reading “Jesus our Security”

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Easter Sunday Homily

12 April 2009 Pasko ng Muling PagkabuhayActs 10, 34a, 37-43; Psalm 118; Col 3, 1-4 or 1 Cor 5, 6-8; John 20, 1-9 Note: This homily appeared in SAMBUHAY of the Society of St. Paul for their Filipino issue; and the TV 5 Easter Sunday mass, “Humayo’t Ihayag”. Nagpakita si Hesus sa iilang mga taoContinue reading “Easter Sunday Homily”

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The Resurrection of the Body

11 November 2007 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time2 Mc 7, 1-14; Psalm 17; 2 Thes 2,16 – 3,5; Luke 20, 27-38 The underlying topic of the readings today is the belief in the resurrection of the body. Scriptural texts support this belief: the 3rd Maccabee martyr professed, “It is my choice to die at theContinue reading “The Resurrection of the Body”

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