27 June 2010 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time1 Kings 19, 16-21; Psalm 16; Gal 5, 1-13; Luke 9, 51-62I found a story from the book, The Best of Bits and Pieces, compiled and edited by Arthur F. Lenehan: An apple grower had built up a good mail-order business and was justifiably proud of his product.Continue reading “Take Another Road”
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Ang Puwang Para sa Kaaway
27 Hunyo 2010. Ika-13 Linggo ng Taon1 Kings 19, 16-21; Psalm 16; Gal 5, 1-18; Luke 9, 51-62 Magkaaway ang Samaritano at ang Hudyo. Mas malapit ang daanan tungo sa Jerusalem kung papasok sa lalawigan ng Samaria. Ngunit iniiwasan ito ng mga Hudyo. Mas gugustuhin nilang kunin ang mahabang landas kaysa maka-enkwentro nito ang kanilangContinue reading “Ang Puwang Para sa Kaaway”
How Authentic Do You Know Jesus?
20 June 2010. 12th Sunday in Ordinary TimeZech 12:10-11; 13:1; Psalm 63; Gal 3, 26-29; Luke 9, 18-24 We want to know who we are to someone we love. What people say about us is not as important as what people we love regard us. When Jesus asked His disciples about what other people wereContinue reading “How Authentic Do You Know Jesus?”
Forgive, Not Forget
13 June 2010 Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time2 Sam 12, 7-10; Psalm 31; Gal 2, 16-21; Luke 7, 36-50 People say when someone sins against us, we should forgive and forget everything. The readings today says otherwise. We are to forgive, but we are not to forget. Instead, we are not to be enslaved byContinue reading “Forgive, Not Forget”
Patawarin Hindi Kalimutan
13 June 2010 Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time2 Sm 12:7-10, 13; Ps 31; Gal 2:16, 19-21; Lukas 7:36-50 Note: This article appears in Sambuhay missalette today. Sambuhay is a publication of the Society of St. Paul in the Philippines. Maraming nagsasabi na kapag may nagkakasala sa atin, kailangang patawarin at kalimutan ang lahat. Makikita natinContinue reading “Patawarin Hindi Kalimutan”
What Unites and Binds Us
9 May 2010 6th Sunday of EasterActs 15: 1-2, 22-29; Psalm 67; Revelation 21: 10-14, 22-23; John 14, 23-29There is only one thing that binds us all: our love for Christ. Even if we have different ways or rites of worship because of the diversity of culture and tradition, the Church recognizes this variety. ForContinue reading “What Unites and Binds Us”
Bukas Ka Ba sa mga Taong Iba sa Atin?
9 Mayo 2010. Ika-6 na Linggo ng Pasko ng PagkabuhayGawa 15, 1-2, 22-29; Pag 21, 1-14, 22-23; Jn 14, 23-29 Note: This reflection appears in Pandesal 2010, the bible diary of the Claretian Publications. Iisa lamang ang bumibigkis sa ating lahat: ang ating pag-ibig sa Panginoon. Kaya kahit magkakaiba ang paraan ng pagsamba ayon saContinue reading “Bukas Ka Ba sa mga Taong Iba sa Atin?”
Paano ba natin pinupugay ang Panginoon
2 Mayo 2010. Ika-5 Linggo ng Pasko ng PagkabuhayGawa 14, 21-27. Pag 21, 1-5. Jn 13:31 – 35 Note: This reflection appears in Pandesal 2010, the bible diary of the Claretian Publications. Upang mabigyang luwalhati ang Panginoon, sasalamin natin ang kanyang mga katangian. Niluwalhati ang Anak ng Tao, at niluwalhati rin sa Kanya ang Diyos.Continue reading “Paano ba natin pinupugay ang Panginoon”
Ang Patunay ng Di Nakikita
11 Abril 2010. Ika-2 Linggo ng Pasko ng PagkabuhayActs 5, 12-16; Psalm 118; Revelation 1, 9-19; John 20, 19-31 Note: I have written short reflections in PANDESAL 2010, a Claretian Publication for the months of April, May and June. I will post these little reflections daily, so we have, if not in English, a reflectionContinue reading “Ang Patunay ng Di Nakikita”
More Precious than Stone
8 November 2009: 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time1 Kings 17, 10-16; Psalm 146; Mark 12, 38-44Jesus was sitting ‘opposite the treasury’ when he saw the widow put into one of the containers the two copper coins called “leptons” which means ‘a thin one’. It was the smallest of all coins and it was all thatContinue reading “More Precious than Stone”
Is Volunteering in Church better than in Civic Orgs?
18 October 2009 29th Sunday in Ordinary TimeIsaiah 53, 10-11; Psalm 33; Hebrews 4, 14-16; Mark 10, 35-45 I have only one main point today: we are all called to be missionaries in all aspects of our lives and at various levels. Before I scare you away, let me explain what we mean by missionary.Continue reading “Is Volunteering in Church better than in Civic Orgs?”
Animals in the Forest
27 September 2009: 26th Sunday in Ordinary TimeNumbers 11, 25-29; Psalm 19; James 5, 1-6; Mark 9, 38-48 Once upon a time, the animals decided they should do something meaningful to meet the problems of the new world. So they organized a school. They adopted an activity curriculum of running, climbing, swimming and flying. ToContinue reading “Animals in the Forest”
Do You Enjoy Your Illness?
6 September 2009: 23rd Sunday in Ordinary TimeIsaiah 35, 4-7; Psalm 145; James 2, 1-5; Mark 7, 31-37When Jesus arrived back in the regions of Galilee, He came into the district of the Decapolis, and there they brought to him a man who was deaf and who had an impediment in his speech. Usually, theContinue reading “Do You Enjoy Your Illness?”
How To Acquire Depth
2 August 2009. 18th Sunday in Ordinary TimeExodus 16, 2-15; Psalm 78; Ephesians 4,17-24; John 6, 24-35 Whenever we embark on a journey, we look back at what we will miss. Sometimes it is very difficult to let them go. When the Israelites miss the food in Egypt while wandering in the desert, God sentContinue reading “How To Acquire Depth”
Do You Have What It Takes To Be President of the Country?
19 July 2009. Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary TimeJeremiah 23, 1-6; Psalm 22; Ephesians 2, 13-18; Mark 6, 30-34 Note: Filipino version in the previous post. In the history of the Jewish people, the shepherd was the image of leadership. It was not easy to be a shepherd during those times. They had to find greenerContinue reading “Do You Have What It Takes To Be President of the Country?”