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14th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Christy .. on 7/10/19

My Dear People,

The mission of the Twelve points to the regarding of the twelve tribes of Israel. The sending out of this second group anticipates the mission to the Gentiles since seventy or seventy-two was the number of the Gentile nations (Gen 10; see Exod. 1:5; Deut. 32:8). ... Read More »

13th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Christy .. on 7/03/19

My Dear People,

Thank you, all the ones who participated in the procession on Corpus Christi, especially all the ones who prepared for it. It went well due to your efforts.

Significant events in Jesus’ life happen at the appointed times in accord with God’s plan. Here a turning ... Read More »

Corpus Christi

Posted by Christy .. on 6/26/19

My Dear People,

 

What was intended as a retreat in private soon became known, and the crowds followed Jesus and his apostles. He received or welcomed them, as they had welcomed him, and proceeded to minister to them in word and deed. A complication arises when the day ... Read More »

The Most Holy Trinity

Posted by Christy .. on 6/26/19

My Dear People,

It is the Holy spirit who makes fully understood the truth revealed by Christ. As Vatican II teaches, our Lord “completed and perfected Revelation and confirmed…finally by sending the Holy Spirit of truth” (Vatican II Dei Verbum). Jesus Christ here reveals some of the aspects of ... Read More »

Pentecost Sunday

Posted by Christy .. on 6/10/19

My Dear People,

 

Today we celebrate the feast of Pentecost, which marks the official beginning of the Catholic Church. The Holy Spirit which descended upon the apostles on Pentecost Sunday is still guiding the Church today.  The Holy Spirit is guiding the church in two ways. The first ... Read More »

The Ascension

Posted by Christy .. on 6/10/19

My Dear People,

Jesus instructs his disciples about the fulfillment of Scriptures and then announces their future missions. First, he reiterates how it was necessary that everything written about him in the Old Testament come to fulfillment. He opened their minds in understanding of the scriptures. He also told ... Read More »

6th Sunday of Easter

Posted by Christy .. on 6/10/19

My Dear People,

Paul and Barnabas came into conflict with some Jewish Christians who wanted to enforce the Judaic Laws on the Gentile Christians. They were called Judaizers. Paul and Barnabas go to Jerusalem to resolve this matter. When the Council of Jerusalem made its final decision that the ... Read More »

5th Sunday of Easter

Posted by Christy .. on 5/23/19

My Dear People,

In the readings of today it shows that St. Paul is not cowed by persecution and physical suffering. He knows that his crisis is the prelude to abundant spiritual fruit, and in fact many people in this region do embrace the Gospel. Even though St. Luke ... Read More »

4th Sunday of Easter

Posted by Christy .. on 5/23/19

My Dear People,

First, I would like to thank all those who participated in my 43rd-anniversary of ordination party. It was indeed a great occasion.

Secondly, I would like to congratulate to all the ones who received first communion and all the teachers who assisted and prepared them.

Thirdly, ... Read More »

3rd Sunday of Easter

Posted by Christy .. on 5/23/19

The two disciples whom Jesus encountered on the road to Emmaus, after having regained their hope, now have plenty of reasons to return to Jerusalem, so they set out at once. Their hurried journey recalls the haste and excitement of the shepherds to share what they had experienced. In ... Read More »