2nd Sunday of Lent: Transfiguration

2ND SUNDAY OF LENT: TRANSFIGURATION On the top of the mountain, the disciples Peter, James, and John experienced the transfiguration. Out of the cloud, they heard a lovely voice: “This is my son, the chosen one, Listen to Him.” Peter exclaimed: “It is wonderful for us to be here.” Peter

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The First Sunday of Lent: Luke 1: 1-13

FIRST SUNDAY OF LENT: LUKE 1: 1-13 The first Sunday of Lent begins with a reflection on the Temptation of Jesus in the wilderness. The church brings temptation stories to the beginning of Lent because temptations come not only to Jesus but we all go through different kinds of temptations.

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8th Sunday in Ordinary Time: Luke 6: 39-45

8TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME: LUKE: 6: 39-45 In today’s gospel, Jesus teaches us that there are three different elements. The first one is about – the blind person leading the blind person; then Jesus speaks about – removing the splinter from your own eye, and then Jesus speaks about

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7th Sunday in Ordinary Time: Luke: 6: 27-38

7TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY: LUKE: 6: 27-38 I would like to share with you a real story from the life of Mahatma Gandhi, the national hero of India.  Gandhi was a man of faith and integrity.  In his pursuit to win India’s freedom from the British, he was honored as a

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The Baptism of the Lord: LUKE 3:15-16

THE BAPTISM OF THE LORD: LUKE 3:15-16 Today we are celebrating the Baptism of Jesus. The Baptism scene shows us Jesus’ divine and human dimensions. On the other hand, we see in the baptism scene that God acknowledges and accepts Jesus: “You are my Beloved Son; with you I am

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The Epiphany of the Lord: MT 2:1-12:

THE EPIPHANY OF THE LORD: MT 2:1-12: Today we are celebrating The Solemn Feast of the Epiphany and this feast reminds us about Jesus’ manifestation to the gentiles and the visit of the three wise men to the manger in Bethlehem. These three wise men were guided by a star

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Feast of the Holy Family: LK 2:41-52

FEAST OF THE HOLY FAMILY: LK 2:41-52 Today is the last Sunday of the year. It is a good time for us to reflect on our successes, failures, and on our times of joy and sadness — and then to look ahead with hope and expectation to the possibilities of

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3rd Sunday of Advent: LUKE 3: 10-18

3RD SUNDAY OF ADVENT: LUKE 3: 10-18 The third Sunday of Advent is called “Rejoice Sunday.” Saint Paul says in the second reading: “Rejoice in the Lord always.” We rejoice because God is in our midst and God hears our prayers. During the Advent Season, we are eagerly waiting and

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