Monthly Archives: March 2021

Jesus’ Defense in the Downfall of Unjust Gods

[Homily.  Based on John 10:30-42.  Jesuit Community.  Mar 26, 2021.] The Jews picked up rocks to stone him” (31).  It was not the first time the Jews took up stones to kill him.  When he claimed to be before Abraham, … Continue reading

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Love, Love, Love

[Homily.  SHS Baccalaurate Mass.  Mar 26, 2021] Day after tomorrow the Holy Week begins.  Again, the Catholic Church shall commemorate and celebrate the suffering, death and resurrection of the Lord.  Your Senior High School graduation is celebrated at the threshold … Continue reading

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Jesus, Source and Judge of Human Life

[Homily.  John 5:17-20.  Live-streamed Mass. 17 March 2021] In the Gospel of John Jesus works out seven signs prior to the ultimate sign of the Resurrection.  Today’s Gospel follows on the third sign, the healing of the paralytic at the … Continue reading

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The Kingdom of Love Entrusted to Us

[Homily.  First Friday.  March 5, 2021] Our proclamation today from the Gospel of St. Matthew is from the Friday of the second week in Lent.  But this is also the First Friday of the month of March, when we recall … Continue reading

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Respice, Adspice, Prospice – Examine the past, the present and the future!

[Welcome Remarks: Forum on Philippine-China Relationships in the Last Year of the Administration of President Duterte: Respice, Adspice, Prospice. March 3, 2021] Respice, Adspice, Prospice – Examine the past, the present and the future! With these words I welcome you … Continue reading

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