Category Archives: 001. Advent Weekdays 1

Monday of the 1st Week of Advent

Matt 8:5-11 The Centurion’s Servant In today’s Gospel a Roman centurion asks Jesus to cure his servant. Christ’s answer is both simple and beautiful: “I will come and cure him.” I am sure this word of Jesus surprised the Jews … Continue reading

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Tuesday of the 1st Week of Advent

Luke 10:21-24 Praise of the Father Leo Buscaglia, in his book, Living, Loving @ Learning (p. 73) and quoted by 365 Days with the Lord, said: “We’re very impressed with people who have impressive labels. We believe that an M.D. … Continue reading

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Wednesday of the 1st Week of Advent

Matt 15:29-37 The Healing of Many People For us Filipinos, we have a question that is typical of us by which I’m sure this replaces the question, ‘How are you?’ The question is, ‘Kumain kana ba?’ Just look at our … Continue reading

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Thursday of the 1st Week of Advent

Matt 7:21, 24-27 The True Disciple I do not know if you are familiar with this Latin metaphysical axiom “agere sequitor esse” (or ‘Action follows being’). This means that one must act according to one’s nature. The human person must … Continue reading

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Friday of the 1st Week of Advent

Matt 9:27-31 The Healing of Two Blind Men A research at San Francisco General Hospital has revealed that victims of heart attack, heart failure and other cardiac problems who were remembered in prayers fared better than those who were not. … Continue reading

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Saturday of the 1st Week of Advent

Matt 9:35-10:1, 6-8 The Twelve Are Sent I remember when I was still a newly ordained priest I celebrated a Mass with a group of first communicants with their parents. After the Mass, a parent, he was a doctor, talked … Continue reading

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