FEED US O LORD WITH YOUR BODY & BLOOD

Our life’s journey can be long, tedious and tiresome and look for rest and relaxation. And isn’t that what summer vacation is designed to give us? This is some kind of break-time for us. But that is definitely NOT a…

Fr. Mike Lagrimas’ Homily for the 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time

August 12, 2012 Heavenly Bread John 6:41-51 Two elderly gentlemen from a retirement center were sitting on a bench when one turns to the other and says: “Jim, I’m 83 years old now, anad I’m just full of aches and…

How far will PNoy go to test the Church?

How far will PNoy go to test the Church? By Francisco S. Tatad Manila Standard July 30, 2012 Source: http://manilastandardtoday.com/www2/2012/07/30/how-far-will-the-president-go-to-test-the-church/ In the biggest international conference ever held, some 50,000 delegates representing 190 countries in Rio de Janeiro last month, and under…

GOOD SHEPHERDS/LEADERS LEAD US TO RESTFUL WATERS

Our readings this Sunday explain how God, like a good shepherd, redeems His people and provides for them. They also challenge us to use our God-given authority in the family, in the church and in society, with faithful fidelity and…

Fr. Mike Lagrimas’ Homily for the 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time

15th Sunday in Ordinary Time July 15, 2012 Fishers of Men Mark 6:7-13 Jesus established his Church on the foundation of the twelve apostles. In the Gospel this Sunday, Jesus sends out the Twelve on a mission and gave them…

We Are Wounded Healers

We often ask the question: “How can a good God permit evils like poverty, AIDS, holocausts, and terrorist attacks, and all the bad things happening in our world?” Today’s passage from the Book of Wisdom defends the goodness of God,…