Category Archives: Homily

God Joins Uwe and Jessa Together in Matrimony

[Homily: Marriage of Uwe and Jessa Panimdim, Old Tagum Cathedral, 11 March 2017]   My dear sisters and brothers in the Lord, but especially Uwe and Jessa: I feel very privileged to have been chosen to deliver this homily on … Continue reading

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Light that Overcomes Darkness

[Homily: Christmas Midnight Mass, ADDU Assumption Chapel, 2016] The Prayer of this Mass, I believe, expresses our special joy and sentiment at this Christmas Midnight Mass, “Father you make this Holy Night radiant with the splendor of Christ our light. … Continue reading

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Feast of Sts. Michael, Gabriel, Raphael, Archangels

  As we celebrate our 75th Anniversary and look forward to the challenges of our future, we also celebrate the Feast of the Archangels Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael. In the Opening Prayer, we call on the Father, who disposes over … Continue reading

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After the Bombing in the Davao Night Market

[Homily:  Special Mass in the wake of the Bombing in the Davao Night Market, ADDU Assumption Chapel, September 5, 2016, 4:00 pm]   Every Eucharist is a celebration of life. In every Eucharist we come together to manifest gratitude for … Continue reading

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On the Spirituality of St. Ignatius

[Homily: ADDU Chapel of the Assumption, Mass for participants of “A Night with St. Iggy”, Feast of St. Ignatius, July 31, 2016] On the Feast of St. Ignatius, I would like to share something of Ignatian spirituality with you. I … Continue reading

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In Gratitude for Sanjo Dakudao

[Homily at Sunday Mass in Memory of Sanjo Dakudao, Chapel of the Assumption, Ateneo de Davao University, 26 June 2016, 10:00 a.m.]     We come together at this special Sunday Mass in memory of Sanjo Dakudao, who was to … Continue reading

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Embracing Back

[Homily: Final Vows of Fr. Michael Pineda, S.J., ADDU Chapel of the Assumption, June 19, 2016] I feel very privileged to have been invited to deliver this homily. Why? Because in the intimacy of this gathering – Fr. Provincial, the … Continue reading

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