God remains to be a loving Father. He provides us with channels of graces in order that we may come to appreciate His presence in our midst … to be able to notice His almighty hand at work in our lives.
Though we may experience seemingly “hopeless” situations in life, these situations MUST not put us down. Rather, they MUST strengthen our Hope to eternal life.
Today as I celebrate my 10th Anniversary as priest (May 15), I celebrate not only the occasion making the 10th year, but over-all, I celebrate with you as a community my personal contribution to make up that “completeness” or “perfection” of order.
With a sense of great need, we have to rise up from the flames of sin, indifference and apathy. We have to do whatever it takes to make sure that Jesus has truly risen from the dead and by faith we also become victorious over it!
Good Friday is only a beginning of a greater feast. Jesus invites us to follow in His footsteps to return to the Father victorious and glorious over sin and death.
"Being" as opposed to "Doing" is what makes up a true disciple of Christ. Let us enumerate some of those qualities
The Feast of the Baptism of Jesus as it marks the end of the Christmas Season, invites us to recommit ourselves to our baptismal promises. It is a lifetime commitment. May we think, act, do what Christ calls us to do as in our baptism.
If Jesus is King of our lives, what does it actually mean to our Catholic/Christian lives?
What's behind the story of our everyday routine? Should we just settle with what we can simply see at the surface? Jesus saw what's in the heart of the widow and invites us to do the same. Indeed, there's more to life than what meets the eyes.
As Garrick prayed for his loved ones, he could have also sought forgiveness and yearning to be remembered in God’s Kingdom.
Who are the "Lazaruses" of today? Let us name them and in gratitude proclaim how God's tremendous gifts could change the face of the earth.
Faith is not just passive reliance but a deeper trust which entails not only believing but doing as it seeks understanding. It is to hold on and NOT to let go of God no matter what happens acknowledging His unfailing love. In fact, faith is a proactive response to such love.
Jesus teaches His disciples about true humility and choosing it in the "Parable of the Invited Guests."
The Solemnity of the Ascension of Christ may be hard to understand in all its mystery but its relevance could give us a more positive outlook in Christian Life.
What makes one a CHRISTIAN? Despite discouragements from friends and relatives to go to China because of its ongoing territorial dispute with the Philippines, I flew all the way to Beijing with fear and trembling so...
We remember the "Shepherds" of our community and pray for more vocations to the priesthood. True happiness lies in rooting our lives to the very core and source of our peace, Jesus, THE Shepherd.
Palm Sunday challenges us of our commitment to Christ our King whom we shout "Hosanna" as we raise the palms to welcome Him. Do we have the same passion that Jesus has for His Father and His Church?
The Second Sunday of Advent challenges each Christian to "Prepare the way of the Lord" and "To make straight His paths." Whatever it implies resounds a strong commitment from among Christ's disciples