Daily Archives: February 18, 2011

FEAST OF THE SANTO NINO (YEAR A)

Is 9:1-6; Eph 1:3-6,15-18; Matt 18:1-5,10 There was a story of a mother heavily indebted to a lady friend, come up with a morbid in order to escape payment. The lady friend is calling her up that day. She called … Continue reading

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BAPTISM OF THE LORD (YEAR A)

Is. 42:1-4,6-7; Acts 10:34-38; Matt 3:13-17 A story is told about an old grandfather who walked into a flower shop in order to buy a beautiful corsage. “I want to buy a beautiful corsage,” he said, “not a big one, … Continue reading

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EPIPHANY OF THE LORD (YEAR A)

Is 60:1-6; Eph 3:2-3,5-6; Matt 2:1-12 According to Fr. Randy Flores, SVD that sometimes in January 4, 1975, an amateur astronomer and at the same time, a Society of Divine Word (SVD) missionary priest, the late Fr. Leo Boethin, SVD, … Continue reading

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SOLEMNITY OF MARY MOTHER OF GOD (YEAR A)

Spain is known for its national sport called bullfighting. A mother was crying while watching the bullfighting. The person seated next to her was a priest and was wondering why this woman was crying. He asked her: “Why are you … Continue reading

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FEAST OF THE HOLY FAMILY (YEAR A)

Sir 3:2-6,12-14; Col 3:12-21; Matt 2:13-15,19-23 Father Patrick Payton in his Holy Rosary Crusade always said that the family that prays together stays together. Based on my own observation, this is true. I have seen many families who go to … Continue reading

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CHRISTMAS, SOLEMNITY OF THE LORD’S BIRTH (YEAR A)

Is 52:7-10; Heb 1:1-6; John 1:1-18 As the story goes there was an inquisitive four-year-old who happened to be rooted strongly to the “Why” and “Tell me” stage of life. The boy was helping his father set up the Christmas … Continue reading

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MIDNIGHT CHRISTMAS (YEAR A)

Is. 9:1-6; Tit 2:11-14; Luke 2:1-11 As a battle raged in Europe in World War II, a group of young American soldiers got separated from their company. They were trying to find their way in the forest when, toward evening, … Continue reading

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