Category Archives: Homily

Come, follow me.

[Homily, ADDU Assumption Chapel,  July 1, 2019] Those of you who were at Sunday Mass yesterday, may probably be saying, “I heard that yesterday!”  Yesterday, the reading from Luke related how someone from the crowd shouted out, “I will follow … Continue reading

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Come Holy Spirit…

[Mass of the Holy Spirit, ADDU, SY 2019-20, Martin Hall, June 25, 2019] We begin this academic year with fresh insight into our University Vision. We know we are a university.  And as a university, we are dedicated to instruction, formation, research, and service … Continue reading

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Fortes in Fide

[Homily: Monday of the 5th Week of Easter based on Jn 14:21-26,  Assumption Chapel, 20 May 2019.] We have begun a process of strategic planning in the university. Last Wednesday to Friday, some 70 of us from the university and … Continue reading

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By the Sea of Tiberias near Capernaum

[Homily. Monday of the 3rd Week of Easter, ADDU Assumption Chapel, 6 May 2019.] Yesterday, the third Sunday after Easter, we recalled the third appearance of Jesus to his disciples in John’s Gospel – at the shore of the Sea … Continue reading

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In the Light of the Risen Lord

[Homily:  Baccalaureate Mass for the ADDU Graduate School and College of Law, 27 April 2019.]  We gather today still in the excitement and joy of the resurrection! As we celebrate the happy outcome of the profound paschal mystery, our readings … Continue reading

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The Anointing at Bethany

[Homily:  Holy Monday, April 15, 2019] In our Gospel today, Mary anoints Jesus. Her anointing of Jesus comes just after the seventh sign in John’s Gospel:  Jesus’ raising of Lazarus from the dead.   You recall, when news came of Lazarus’ … Continue reading

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I and My Father are One

[Homily.  Baccalaureate Mass.  Assumption College of Davao, April 12, 2019] Your Baccalaureate Mass falls on the Friday before Good Friday.  This Sunday, the Church will celebrate Palm Sunday.  This will commemorate the bitter-sweet entrance of Jesus into Jerusalem when the … Continue reading

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