ALL DAYS, ALL WAYS & FOR ALWAYS! 29th Sunday (Year C) | October 16, 2016 (English)

29th Sunday in Ordinary Time – Year C
October 16, 2016 ALL DAYS, ALL WAYS, & FOR ALWAYS! Today’s readings remind me of people who know what they want, who know that what they want is good for them, and who also know that what they want as something ultimately good for them, is worth waiting patiently for, praying fervently for, and working feverishly for. Where I come from, people have the

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SEPARATED, SAVED & SENT 28th Sunday (Year C) | October 9, 2016 (English)

SEPARATED, SAVED, & SENT Today, the readings speak about something totally unexpected, something unpredictable, and utterly surprising from all points of view. Naaman, a foreigner, a non-Jew, and a non-believer, is healed of his dermatological problems of depressing and alienating proportions (1st Reading). What makes it surprising is that a foreigner is deigned worthy of being healed by God.

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WHEN WISDOM GOES WRONG – 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year C)

25th Sunday in Ordinary Time -Year CSept.18, 2016WHEN “WISDOM” GOES WRONGThere is a contemporary “ring” to all the scenarios described by the first and third readings today. They sound so real and current they could as well be said of what goes on in people’s lives, all over the world – the references to cheating on the side, to dishonesty, to a little manipulation with the figures, a minute [fa class=”fa fa-hand-o-right fa-2x teal”]Read in full on Fr Chito Dimaranan’s Pan De La Semana

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LOSSES, FINDINGS & REJOICING

24th Sunday in Ordinary Time (C) September 11, 2016 LOSSES, FINDINGS, & REJOICING All three readings today refer to one salient theme: God’s forgiveness. God is portrayed clearly for what He is – a compassionate Father, a God who is ready and willing to relent, for as long as sinful man repents and thinks better of his/her sins.  The first reading from Exodus reminds me of a carabao (Read in full on Fr Chito Dimaranan’s Pan De La Semana

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