Daily Archives: September 2, 2012

Saturday of the 22nd Week of the Year

Luke 6:1-5 Debates about the Sabbath OTHER HOMILY SOURCES: There is a saying that “in every family there is a black sheep” and this does not exclude the Christian family. There are people who will always condemn everything one does. … Continue reading

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Saturday of the Twenty Second Week in Ordinary Time

READINGS (Year II): Reading 1 1 COR 4:6B-15 Brothers and sisters: Learn from myself and Apollos not to go beyond what is written, so that none of you will be inflated with pride in favor of one person over against another. … Continue reading

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Friday of the 22nd Week of the Year

Luke 5:33-39 The Question about Fasting OTHER HOMILY SOURCES: Today I invite you to open your Bible and read Luke 5:17-6:11. You find there five short stories, five conflicts. The first two have to do with forgiving sins, the last … Continue reading

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Friday of the Twenty-second Week in Ordinary Time

READINGS (Year II): Reading 1: 1 Cor 4:1-5 Brothers and sisters: Thus should one regard us: as servants of Christ and stewards of the mysteries of God. Now it is of course required of stewards that they be found trustworthy. It … Continue reading

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Thursday of the 22nd Week of the Year

Luke 5:1-11 The Call of Simon the Fisherman OTHER HOMILY SOURCES: As a kid, I accompanied my father whenever we went fishing at night in the river. As his companion, I followed my father wherever he threw his net for … Continue reading

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Thursday of the Twenty-second Week in Ordinary Time

READINGS (Year II): Reading 1: 1 Cor 3:18-23 Brothers and sisters: Let no one deceive himself. If anyone among you considers himself wise in this age, let him become a fool, so as to become wise. For the wisdom of this … Continue reading

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Wednesday of the 22nd Week of the Year

Luke 4:38-44 The Cure of Simon’s Mother-in-Law OTHER HOMILY SOURCES: Mothers-in-law are usually tagged with derogatory names and attributes such as meddlers, possessive of son/daughter, caused of conjugal quarrels and the like. Reality, however, breaks the above stereotypes. Some years … Continue reading

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