Daily Archives: May 29, 2012

Saturday of the 8th Week of the Year

Mk 11:27-33 The Authority of Jesus Questioned OTHER HOMILY SOURCES: The whole story is a vivid example of what happens to people who will not face the truth. They have to twist and wriggle and in the end get themselves … Continue reading

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Saturday of the Eighth Week in Ordinary Time

READINGS (Year II): Reading 1: Jude 17, 20b-25 Beloved, remember the words spoken beforehand by the Apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ. Build yourselves up in your most holy faith; pray in the Holy Spirit. Keep yourselves in the love of … Continue reading

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Friday of the 8th Week of the Year

Mk 11:11-26 Jesus Curses a Fig Tree OTHER HOMILY SOURCES: As kids we use to play a game wherein we bury a circular rubber band in a pile of sand. Whoever could extract the rubber band with tiny stick became … Continue reading

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Friday of the Eighth in Ordinary Time

READINGS (Year II): Reading 1: 1 Pt 4:7-13 Beloved: The end of all things is at hand. Therefore be serious and sober-minded so that you will be able to pray. Above all, let your love for one another be intense, because … Continue reading

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Thursday of the 8th Week of the Year

Mk 10:46-52 The Blind Bartimaeus OTHER HOMILY SOURCES: Today’s gospel scene is familiar. Blind people are rampant on the streets and in other public places, stretching their hands for alms. Being so used to them, most of us ignore them. … Continue reading

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Thursday of the Eighth Week in Ordinary Time

READINGS (Year II): Reading 1 1 PT 2:2-5, 9-12 Beloved: Like newborn infants, long for pure spiritual milk so that through it you may grow into salvation, for you have tasted that the Lord is good. Come to him, a living … Continue reading

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Wednesday of the 8th Week of the Year

Mk 10:32-45 Ambition of James and John OTHER HOMILY SOURCES: “Ten easy steps to success!” Such and other “sure-fire” formulas are being popularized and surprisingly, there are enough people who readily devour such recipes for success in life. Human as … Continue reading

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