FEASTING ON THE WORD
"If you meditate on the Scriptures it will appear to you in its brilliant splendor." ―St. Pio of Pietrelcina
First Sunday of Advent (B)
Isaiah 63:16B-17, 19B; 64:2-7 | Psalm 80:2-3, 15-16, 18-19 | 1 Corinthians 1:3-9 | Mark 13:33-37
Christmas time is here and once again we are all looking forward to it. In fact, despite the 424,297 coronavirus cases and still spreading, heavy traffic is back, along with overcrowded shopping areas, which are typical during the Christmas season. The radio airwaves are filled
The Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe (A)
Ezekiel 34:11-12, 15-17 | Psalm 23:1-2, 2-3, 5-6 | 1 Corinthians 15:20-26, 28 | Matthew 25:31-46
The solemnity of Christ the King should be an occasion for us, the Catholic Church in the Philippines, to remember a power that transcends the party politics of a heavily divided nation.
A man dies and goes to heaven. As he arrives there an angel is waiting for him to give him a
Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time (A)
Proverbs 31:10-13, 19-20, 30-31 | Psalm 128:1-2, 3, 4-5 | 1 Thessalonians 5:1-6 | Matthew 25:14-30
The Lord has entrusted lots of things to us: financial stability, expert skills, spiritual gifts, intelligence funds and even emergency powers. He expects us not just to conserve these things but to grow them. This is at the heart of Jesus’ message for all of us this week.
Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time (A)
Wisdom 6:12-16 | Psalm 63:2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8 | 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 | Matthew 25:1-13
At over 828 meters (2,716.5 feet) and more than 160 stories, Burj Khalifa in Dubai is the tallest building in the world. It is home to the world’s fastest elevator that travels at 40 miles per hour. It also hosts the world’s highest outdoor observation deck (on the 124th floor) and the world’s
Jeff Jacinto, PhD, DHum