DYING, CHRIST DESTROYED OUR DEATH

THEME: DYING, CHRIST DESTROYED OUR DEATH READINGS: Jeremiah 20:7-9/ Romans 12:1-2/ Matthew 16:21-27 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time The scourge of the deadly Ebola virus has caused a lot of scare in the world, especially, in West Africa. So far over 3,000 people have

“I WILL BUILD MY CHURCH” (Mt. 16:18)

THEME: “I WILL BUILD MY CHURCH” (Mt. 16:18) READINGS: Isaiah 22:19-23/ Romans 11:33-36 / Matthew 16:13-20 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time In asking the questions (Who do the people say I am? Who do you say I am?), Jesus was leading His disciples to

GOD’S SAVING HAND AND LISTENING EAR ARE OPEN TO ALL

THEME: GOD’S SAVING HAND AND LISTENING EAR ARE OPEN TO ALL READINGS: Isaiah 56:1, 6-7 / Psalm 67/ Romans 11:13-15, 29-32/ Matthew 15:21-28 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time There so many religions in the world; and even within Christianity, the number of denominations seem

BREAD OF LIFE

THEME: BREAD OF LIFE READINGS: Isaiah 55:1-3 / Romans 8:33, 37-39/ Matthew 14:13-21 18th Sunday of Ordinary Time The messages of last two Sundays were about the Kingdom of heaven. Today’s message, in turn, draws our attention to the King of the Kingdom –

WHAT IS YOUR MOST IMPORTANT REQUEST?

THEME: WHAT IS YOUR MOST IMPORTANT REQUEST? READINGS: 1 Kings. 3:5, 7-12 / Romans 8:28-30 / Matthew 13:44-52 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time If God were to say to you, ‘ask what you would like me to give you’, what would be your request?

THE KINGDOM OF HEAVEN

THEME: THE KINGDOM OF HEAVEN READINGS: Wisdom 12:13, 16-19 /Romans 8:26-27 /Matthew 13:24-43 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time Beloved, what will be your answer to the question: ‘Why are you in the church today?’ You may probably answer: ‘I am here to worship my

RECEIVING THE WORD OF GOD

THEME: RECEIVING THE WORD OF GOD READINGS: Isaiah 55:10-11 / Romans 8:18-23/ Matthew 13:1-23 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time The Word of God, according to the Book of the Prophet Isaiah, comes down like rainfall for a purpose (Is. 55:10-11). With this imagery of

HUMILITY

THEME: HUMILITY READINGS: Zechariah 9:9-10 / Romans 8:9, 11-13 / Matthew 11:25-30 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time It was mentioned in Sunday’s homily that St. Paul admonishes us to be as humble as Christ Jesus. In today’s gospel reading it is the Lord who