27TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME OF THE YEAR, OCTOBER 04, 2020

THEME: OUR RESPONSE TO THE VINEYARD OWNER (Isaiah 5:1-7; Philippians 4:6-9; Matthew 21: 33-43) “Do not worry about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God” (Phil. 4:6) The imagery of the vineyard is used in the parable just as it was used by Isaiah … Continue reading 27TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME OF THE YEAR, OCTOBER 04, 2020

25TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME OF THE YEAR, SEPTEMBER 20, 2020

THEME: GENEROUS GOD (Isaiah 55:6-9; Philippians 1:20-24, 27; Matthew 20:1-16) In our journey Christian vocation, we all discover the person of Jesus and follow him at different stages of our lives some discovered Jesus very early in their lives (morning), some at the mid time of their lives (afternoon) and still others very later in … Continue reading 25TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME OF THE YEAR, SEPTEMBER 20, 2020

24TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME OF YEAR, SEPTEMBER 13, 2020

      THEME: TAKE UP FORGIVENESS AND DROP VENGEANCE (Sirach 27:30-28:7; Romans 14:7-9; Matthew 1821-35) It remains part of our existential issues as human beings for people to offend one another and cross the path of others. Be it in the royal family or in the peasant family, in the social organization or religious organization, at … Continue reading 24TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME OF YEAR, SEPTEMBER 13, 2020

23RD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME OF THE YEAR, SEPTEMBER 06, 2020

THEME: LET LOVE OVER POWER YOUR HEART (Ezekiel 33:7-9; Romans 13:8-10; Matthew 18:15-20) In the first reading, (Ezekiel 33:7-9) the Lord admonishes Prophet Ezekiel by revealing that if he refuses to preach to the wicked, he would be held accountable. If however, the sinner is preached to and he or she refuses to reform, that … Continue reading 23RD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME OF THE YEAR, SEPTEMBER 06, 2020

22nd SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME OF THE YEAR, AUGUST 30TH 2020

THEME: BEARING MY CROSS WITH THE LORD (Jeremiah 20:7-9; Romans 12:1-2; Matthew 16:21-27) Suffering as we know is the bearing or undergoing of pain or distress. Suffering can raise difficult questions about why God allows this to happen. However, suffering of one kind or another is inevitable and so it remains a mystery. Why does … Continue reading 22nd SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME OF THE YEAR, AUGUST 30TH 2020

20TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME OF THE YEAR, AUGUST 16, 2020

THEME: BEEN PERSISTENT, NEVER SAY NEVER! (Isaiah 56:1,6-7; Romans 11:13-15,29-32; Matthew 15:21-28) Today is the 20th Sunday in ordinary time, year A. The Church draws our attention to God’s invitation to persistent in prayer. This means that we have equal opportunities to it through our response of faith; for faith and prayer can’t be separated … Continue reading 20TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME OF THE YEAR, AUGUST 16, 2020