BORN FROM ABOVE

Monday, 2nd Week of Easter                         We heard in today’s gospel reading Jesus’ conversation with Nicodemus. Jesus tells the Israelite elder: “No one can enter the kingdom of God without being born of water and Spirit.” According to Bishop Robert Barron, Jesus is speaking with great directness here about metanoia. What is this metanoia required to … Continue reading BORN FROM ABOVE

SHALOM! PEACE BE WITH YOU!

2nd Sunday of Easter                       The term ‘lockdown’ has become part of our daily conversation. Also the terms connected or synonymous to it: like quarantine, isolation, solitary, holding cell. Of course, those terms are not only in common parlance now; rather, being locked down has become a sad reality of our lives.             Same time … Continue reading SHALOM! PEACE BE WITH YOU!

PROCLAIM THE GOSPEL

Saturday within the Octave of Easter                          Nitong mga nakaraang araw, ang mga pagbasa mula sa Ebanghelyo ay tumatalakay sa iba’t ibang pagpapakita o appearances ng Panginoong muling nabuhay sa kanyang mga alagad. Tulad ng nabanggit ko sa isang homily ko noong nakaraang Lunes, sa tuwing magpapakita ang Panginoong muling nabuhay, inuutusan niya ang sinumang … Continue reading PROCLAIM THE GOSPEL