Category Archives: Homily

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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I am the Light of the World

[Homily. ADDU Assumption Chapel, Monday, April 8, 2019.] The Story of Susanna in the first reading from the Book of Daniel complements the story of the woman caught in adultery in John 8:1-11, which was read in all our Sunday … Continue reading

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Life to the Full. Nothing Less!

[Homily: College Baccalaureate, 4.5.19. 3:00 pm.] On the eve of your graduation, what is the special message the Lord is giving you through the readings of the liturgy? In the Gospel passage for today from the 7th chapter of John, … Continue reading

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