Daily Archives: August 5, 2012

Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord

August 6 READINGS: Reading 1: Dn 7:9-10, 13-14 As I watched: Thrones were set up and the Ancient One took his throne. His clothing was bright as snow, and the hair on his head as white as wool; his throne was … Continue reading

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Transfiguration of the Lord

August 6-Transfiguration of the Lord Matt 17:1-9/Mk 9:2-10/Luke 9:28b-36   I’m sure you are familiar with this expression: ‘no pain, no gain;’ no thorn, no crown;’ no suffering, no glory;’ and etc. Today, we are celebrating the Feast of the … Continue reading

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Saturday of the 18th Week of the Year

Matt 17:14-20 The Healing of a Boy with a Demon OTHER HOMILY SOURCES: There are times when we feel like we don’t have anything to improve anymore on our relationship with God. The attitude of many of us is that … Continue reading

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Saturday of the Eighteenth Week in Ordinary Time

READINGS (Year II): Reading 1: Hab 1:12-2:4 Are you not from eternity, O LORD, my holy God, immortal? O LORD, you have marked him for judgment, O Rock, you have readied him punishment! Too pure are your eyes to look upon … Continue reading

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Friday of the 18th Week of the Year

Matt 16:24-28 The Conditions of Discipleship OTHER HOMILY SOURCES: This is a true story. A young professional suddenly found himself, jobless. With his last bills in his pocket, he thought of going to Sunday Mass, purposely to implore God’s help. … Continue reading

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Friday of the Eighteenth Week in Ordinary Time

READINGS (Year II): Reading 1 NA 2:1, 3; 3:1-3, 6-7 See, upon the mountains there advances the bearer of good news, announcing peace! Celebrate your feasts, O Judah, fulfill your vows! For nevermore shall you be invaded by the scoundrel; he … Continue reading

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Thursday of the 18th Week of the Year

Matt 16:13-23 Peter’s Confession about Jesus OTHER HOMILY SOURCES: Peter’s story illustrates how the Lord entrusted the Church he founded in the hands of imperfect humans. The history of the Church buffeted by internal dissent and confusion from the early … Continue reading

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