Daily Archives: February 8, 2012

Catechism for Filipino Catholics

Cover and Letter Table of Contents PREFACE Foundations  Chapter 1  : Who is the Filipino Catholic Chapter 2  : God’s Call : Revelation Chapter 3  : Our Response : We Believe Chapter 4  : Our Unbelief Part One Christ, Our … Continue reading

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Saturday of the 6th Week of the Year

Mk 9:2-13 The Transfiguration of Jesus OTHER HOMILY SOURCES: The transfiguration is an event that seals the identity of Jesus, in a dazzling display of light, as the fulfillment of Old Testament prophecies, the Messiah who has to suffer, die … Continue reading

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Friday of the 6th Week of the Year

Mk 8:34-9:1 The Conditions of Discipleship OTHER HOMILY SOURCES: Here are some lines from an email I received from a good friend. “Funny how people want to get a front seat at any game or concert, but scramble to get … Continue reading

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Thursday of the 6th Week of the Year

Mk 8:27-33 Peter’s Confession about Jesus OTHER HOMILY SOURCES: A news report can be considered complete and reliable when it answers five important questions. Who? Where? When? What? How? Seemingly, these are what the disciples of Jesus failed to consider … Continue reading

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Wednesday of the 6th Week of the Year

Mk 8:22-26 The Blind Man of Bethsaida OTHER HOMILY SOURCES: Most of us take for granted our health and the use of our senses, for instance, our ability to enjoy the sunset, the flowers around us or the smile of … Continue reading

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Tuesday of the 6th Week of the Year

Mk 8:14-21 The Leaven of the Pharisees OTHER HOMILY SOURCES: It seems unfortunate that leaven is made an example of an evil action subtly influencing one’s life. In today’s gospel, leaven is connected to the evil inclinations of Herod and … Continue reading

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Monday of the 6th Week of the Year

Mk 8:11-13 The Demand for a Sign OTHER HOMILY SOURCES: As human beings, every time we encounter events that are beyond human explanation we ask God to give us signs to shed light on these occurrences.  There are certain phenomena … Continue reading

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