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FIRST SUNDAY OF LENT (YEAR A)

Gen 2:7-9,3:1-7; Rom 5:12-19; Matt 4:1-11 We are now on the First Sunday of Lent by which we are intending these 40 days as a preparation for the coming Holy Week of the Paschal Mystery of Jesus Christ. Lent is … Continue reading

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Second Sunday of Lent (Year A)

Gen 12:1-4; 2Tim 1:8-10; Matt 17:1-9 Our gospel of today talks about the transfiguration of Jesus Christ in Mt. Tabor or Mt. Hebron and every 6th of August since the 5th century A.D. is the Feast of the Transfiguration. Also, … Continue reading

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Third Sunday of Lent (Year A)

Ex 17:3-7; Rom 5:1-2, 5-8; John 4:5-42 Two unclad little children were playing at the beach one morning; the boy belongs to a Catholic family while the girl comes from a Protestant family. The girl said: “I wonder why my … Continue reading

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Fourth Sunday of Lent (A Cycle)

1Sam 16:1,6-7,10-13; Eph 5:8-19; John 9:1-41 A couple who was celebrating their 49th wedding anniversary, to have a dinner with them, once invited me. While we were eating, I talked to the wife and asked her about their secret why … Continue reading

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Fifth Sunday of Lent (Year A)

In different countries and societies, death is associated with colors. In the west, mourners traditionally wear black. In China, white has always been acceptable because it represents happiness and prosperity in the next world. Gypsies used to wear red at … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion (A Cycle)

Is. 50:4-7; Phil 2:6-11; Matt 27:11-54 Today is Palm Sunday. Palm Sunday (or Passion Sunday) marks the beginning of Holy Week. We walk into the church bearing palm branches or any coconut branches in order to mark the entry of … Continue reading

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