THE SOLEMNITY OF CHRIST THE KING, NOVEMBER 22, 2020

THEME: SEPARATION OF THE RIGHTEOUS FROM THE WICKED! (Ezekiel 34:11-12,15-17;  1 Corinthians 15:20-26,28;  Matthew 25:31-46) Dear sisters and brothers, today as we celebrate the Solemnity of Christ the King, Sunday that liturgical calendar closes; the first reading presents God as a Good Shepherd who takes charge of his sheep because human shepherds failed him in … Continue reading THE SOLEMNITY OF CHRIST THE KING, NOVEMBER 22, 2020

33RD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME OF THE YEAR, NOVEMBER 15, 2020

THEME: USE YOUR TALENT OR LOSE IT (Proverbs 31:10-13, 19-20,30-31;  1Thessoloninas 5:1-6; Mathew t.25:14-30) In the Gospel reading of this Sunday, Jesus compares the kingdom of God to THE PARABLE OF THE TALENTS. In this parable a man summons his servants before he travels abroad and entrusted them with some talents for them to trade … Continue reading 33RD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME OF THE YEAR, NOVEMBER 15, 2020

30TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME OF THE YEAR, OCTOBER, 28, 2020

THEME: LOVE GOD AND NEIGHBOUR (Exodus 22:20-26; 1 Thessalonians 1:5c-10; Matthew 22:34-40} The first reading (Ex 22:20-26) urges us to be kind and considerate to strangers, widows and orphans because God hears their cries to the heavens for vengeance. The reading challenges us on demands of practical religion. In the second reading (1 Thessalonians 1:5c-10), … Continue reading 30TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME OF THE YEAR, OCTOBER, 28, 2020

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