NOVEL TEACHINGS, AUTHORITATIVE ACTIONS

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FOURTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME(Green) Cycle B/ Year I (January 31, 2021)Dt 18:15-20/1 Cor 7:32-35/Mk 1:21-28One of the most versatile minds of ancient Rome in the name of Marcus Tullius Cicero once said: “Whatever you do, do it with your might.” This teaching of...

The Parable Of The Lost Sheep

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TWENTY FOURTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (Green) Cycle C/Year II (September 11, 2016) Ex 32:7-11, 13-14/1Tm 1:12-17/Lk 15:1-32The Pharisees and scribes would not have dealing with ordinary people who were not observant to the details of the law; much less to the sinners who were considered...

THIS IS A HARD TEACHING!

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There are students who, when they cannot understand the lesson of their teacher, simply ignore the teacher and let their minds fly away. There are employees who, when they are being scolded by their employers for their wrongdoing and being instructed again to correct...

Go And Take The Lowest Place

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TWENTY SECOND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (Green) Cycle C/Year I (August 28, 2016) Sir 3:17-18/Heb 12:18-19, 22-24/Lk 14:1, 7-14In the gospel, Jesus advises His disciples to take the lowest place whenever they attend a banquet. In this way, they will avoid embarrassment if another guest is...

LOVE ONE ANOTHER

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SIXTH SUNDAY OF EASTER (White) Cycle B, Year II (May 6, 2018) Acts 10:25-26, 34-35, 44-48/1Jn 4:7-10/Jn 15:9-17A popular song says that “love is a many-splendored thing.” If this is true, then why is it that a lot of people find it hard to love?...

The Parable Of The Dishonest Steward

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TWENTY-FIFTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (Green) Cycle C/Year II (September 18, 2016) Am 8:4-7/1Tm 2:1-8/Lk 16:1-13The steward was squandering the property of his master. When the master knew about it, he summoned his steward to render an account as he would remove him from his job....

LAYING HIS HANDS ON THEM

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By: Rev. Fr. Orlando MendozaFEAST OF THE STO. NIÑO /(White) Cycle B/Year II (January 21, 2024) /Is 9:1-6/Eph 1:3-6/Mk 10:13-16It is a common practice in our country, the Philippines, especially during the past decades that the children are brought by their parents to the...

JESUS FEEDS FIVE THOUSAND MEN

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EIGHTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME(Green) Cycle A/Year II (August 2, 2020)Is 55:1-3/Rom 8:35, 37-39/Mt 14: 13-21It was a long day of walking and preaching. Both Jesus and the multitude of His followers were hungry and tired. The disciples of Jesus made a practical suggestion...

He Will Prepare Your Way

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THIRD SUNDAY OF ADVENT (Violet/Rose) Cycle A/Year I (December 11, 2016) Is 35:1-6, 10/Jas 5:7-10/Mt 11:2-11Nathaniel Hawthorne, a famous American writer died in 1864 with an unfinished play on his desk. The play tells about the main character that never appears in the stage even though...

Become Like Children

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FEAST OF STO NIÑO (White) Cycle A, Year I (Jan. 15, 2016) Is 9:1-6/Eph 1:3-6, 15-18/Mt 18:1-5, 10 There is a story about Todd, a little boy just two years old, who recently went with his mother to an art museum that was showing a special...