Category Archives: 071. Ord. Sundays 21-33 (A)

TWENTY FIRST SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (YEAR A)

Is 22:19-23; Rom 11:33-36; Matt 16:13-20 In 1986, EDSA Revolution happened. Thousands of Filipinos went out from their homes, marched into the streets and participated in that revolution. After that, some would say that it was a miracle, that God … Continue reading

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TWENTY SECOND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (YEAR A)

Jer 20: 7-9; Rom 12:1-2; Matt 16:21-27 We are very much influenced by advertisements to think that various products will make us happy. Like for example brand new cars, luxury clothes and jeans, new houses, cosmetics, foods, and others. Advertisements … Continue reading

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TWENTY THIRD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (YEAR A)

Ez 33:7-9; Rom 13:8-10; Matt 18:15-20 Sometimes in the past, during election period, two best friends ran for mayor in a certain town. They were the best of friends, but during the campaign period they were attacking with each personally. … Continue reading

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TWENTY FOURTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (YEAR A)

Sir 27:30-28:7; Rom 14:7-9; Matt 18:21-35 I remember that funny story about a Chinese who was converted into the Catholic religion. He was taught of the Lord’s Prayer in Filipino. The catechist went on: “…patawarin mo kami sa aming mga … Continue reading

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TWENTY FIFTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (YEAR A)

Is 55:6-9; Phil 1:20-24,27; Matt 20:1-16a In a homily book authored by Fr. Simplicio Apalisok, entitled Callings on the Crossroads, a story was told. An engineer was working in a construction firm that builds houses. He told himself: “I have … Continue reading

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TWENTY SIXTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (YEAR A)

Ez 18:25-28; Phil 2:1-11; Matt 21:28-32 There was a story of a businesswoman who owned a store. She had a servant named Ambrosia. Every night this businesswoman would always check if everything is fine. One night she asked: “Ambrosia, have … Continue reading

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TWENTY SEVENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (YEAR A)

Is 5:1-7; Phil 4:6-9; Matt 21:33-43 In 1978, a man traveled to Cincinnati in USA to attend the funeral of Max Ellenbusch. Max had been like a father to this man for 20 years. Nothing unusual except that, as 15 … Continue reading

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