The Shepherd’s Voice

Fourth Sunday of Easter When I was young, I enjoyed it a lot when my mom took me along to the market. Now the market is full of distractions. I had no money,… Continue reading

Stay With Us

Third Sunday of Easter According to the gospel, Emmaus was about 7 miles from Jerusalem. And from archeological evidence through the years, scripture scholars place Emmaus at 10.5 to 12 km or 6.5… Continue reading

New Life In the Face of Tragedy

Easter Sunday of the Lord’s Resurrection Christ is risen! He is risen indeed! Christos anesti! Alithos anesti! On this Easter night, we proclaim with exultant rejoicing Jesus Christ’s triumph over death and sin… Continue reading

How Dead Can One Possibly Be?

Fifth Sunday of Lent “[Lazarus] was dead; to begin with. There seemed to have been no doubt whatever about that.” So goes the opening line of Charles Dickens’ great masterpiece “A Christmas Carol.”… Continue reading

I’ll Drink to That

Third Sunday of Lent “Give me a drink.[1]” The next time you order at a bar or restaurant, you can quote scripture. I’m sure you’ve heard that before. John, chapter 4, verse 7.… Continue reading

Good News You Can’t Share

Second Sunday of Lent I went home to see my family a couple of months ago to celebrate my parents’ anniversary. My niece’s boyfriend had come home from the west coast a few… Continue reading

The Lure

First Sunday of Lent I like fish but I don’t fish. I get my fish from the deli at the grocery store. I don’t mind that someone else caught the fish for me,… Continue reading

Would God Demand the Impossible?

7th Sunday in Ordinary Time I ask your indulgence for once again wading in the deep end. It’s an annoying habit I picked up in college. But I was wondering. Would God demand of us… Continue reading

The Bar Is Raised

6th Sunday in Ordinary Time You all well know that I am the 4th of 7 children. I have 2 older brothers, an older sister, and 3 younger brothers. By the time I started… Continue reading

What Tone Are We Setting?

5th Sunday in Ordinary Time Like many people, I wake up each morning to a torrent of natural disasters and political upheavals near and far, and a smattering of scientific discoveries and movie reviews,… Continue reading

  • Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

    Join 197 other followers