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Monday of the 25th Week of the Year

Luke 8:16-18 The Parable of the Lamb It is always said that the Philippines is the only Christian country in Asia. We are surrounded by non-Christian countries. But, as one priest asked, are the Japanese, the Chinese, the Indians and … Continue reading

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Tuesday of the 25th Week of the Year

Luke 8:19-21 Jesus and His Family The etymological meaning of ‘family’ is coming from the Latin word, familia, which means, a family or the members of a household; and also from famulus, a servant, attendant. According to Catholic Culture Dictionary, … Continue reading

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Wednesday of the 25th Week of the Year

Luke 9:1-6 The Mission of the Twelve I do not know if you are familiar with this saint, St. Christopher. The name ‘Christopher’ is coming from the two Latin words, Christo or Christ and ferre or to carry. And so … Continue reading

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Thursday of the 25th Week of the Year

Luke 9:7-9 Herod’s Opinion of Jesus This gospel text is one of the short gospel passages that we read during the celebration of the Holy Eucharist. There are only three verses which are about some rumors or gossips about Jesus … Continue reading

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Friday of the 25th Week of the Year

Luke 9:18-22 Peter’s Confession Today’s gospel tells us that, “Jesus was praying in solitude and the disciples were with Him,” (v. 18). We often see Him in the Gospel rising early in the morning or spending entire nights in prayer. … Continue reading

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Saturday of the 25th Week of the Year

Luke 9:43-45 The Second Prediction of the Passion In today’s gospel, it was said that all were astonished of the majesty of God. Do you know the majesty of God?  When we ascribe majesty to someone, we acknowledge greatness in … Continue reading

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