Monthly Archives: November 2022

Advent Waiting Anticipates Endtime Fulfillment

[Homily.  Assumption Chapel.  Nov. 29, 2022.] The last weeks of Ordinary time were about the end of time when the Son of Man, Jesus Christ, appears as Christ the King, the King of Heaven and Earth. Having painstakingly proclaimed the … Continue reading

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Peace is in Our Hands.  Peace is in God’s Hands.

[Mindanao Week of Peace:  November 24-30, 2022.Keynote Address.  Calungsod-San Vitores Hall, ADDU, Nov 24, 2022.] We are happy again this year to come together in celebration of the Mindanao Week of Peace (MWP).  Our Mindanao has had a long history … Continue reading

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What is Written on Your Foreheads?

[Homily.  22 November 2022.  Lk 21-5-11. Rev 14:14-19.] Jesus foretold the destruction of the Temple.  The Temple was where the Arc of the Covenant was present.  In Jewish belief, it was where God was present.   The Temple, therefore, was where … Continue reading

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From the Kingdom of God to the Kingdom of Christ the King

[Reflection.  Solemnity of Christ the King, Kristong Hari.] The great liturgical cycle which moves through advent waiting, the incarnation, birth and public ministry of the Lord, the Lenten repentance, the suffering death, resurrection, and ascension of the Lord, and 34 … Continue reading

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Unprofitable Servants

[Homily.  Assumption Chapel. Nov 8, 2022.] “When you have done all that you have been commanded, say, ‘We are unprofitable servants; we have done what we were obliged to do’” (Lk. 17:10). Having done a long day’s work does not … Continue reading

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