Category Archives: Homily

Three Concerns in Christian Discipleship

[Homily:  Assumption Chapel.  11.11.19.  Based on:  Luke 17: 1-6] In our Gospel reading for today according to Luke Jesus is on his great journey to Jerusalem – where he will enter in glory, take possession of His Father’s temple,  then … Continue reading

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Looking Forward to the Heavenly Banquet

[Homily:  Assumption Chapel, 4 Nov. 2019] There are some people who love to eat,  and loving to eat, they love to talk about food.  What is your favorite food?  How is it best prepared? Father Manny Perez is an expert … Continue reading

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Celebrating The Vision of Huaming’s Founders Gratefully

  [Homily:  Mass on the Occasion of the Inauguration of the Luis T. Ong Sports Pavillion and the Groundbreaking of the New St. John’s Institute North Point Academic Building, Talisay City, 20 October 2019.] We come together this morning at … Continue reading

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The Rosary as Dialogue between Ourselves and the Father

[Homily:  Feast of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary.  Assumption Chapel. 7 October 2019] October is the month of the Holy Rosary.  And today is the feast of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary.  I am happy that in this … Continue reading

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Whoever Receives This Child…

[Homily:  Assumption Chapel, 30 Sept. 2019] Our Gospel for today brings us to a scene where the disciples of Jesus were quarreling over who was the greatest.  Among the disciples were fishermen and tax collectors:  they were small people or … Continue reading

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Lord, I am not worthy…

[Homily.  Luke 7:1-10. Assumption Chapel.  Sept 16, 2019.] Yesterday we heard the beautiful parable of the prodigal son.  He squandered his birthright and his father’s wealth, but in a moment of insight, remorse, and deep humility, he decides to return … Continue reading

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The Father’s Reconciliation

[Homily. 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time. Based on Lk 15:11-24] The Gospel of St. Luke is illustrative in general of the mercy and compassion of the Father.  Unique to the Gospel of Luke is its thematic concern for the poor, … Continue reading

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