Category: Feasts and Solemnities

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AT YOUR WORD I WILL LET DOWN THE NETS

⏰Feast of St. Patrick (17 March 2016) 1 Pet 4:7b-11; Ps 96:1-2a, 2b-3, 7-8a, 9-10a and c (R.v.3); Luke 5:1-11 My dear, God does not demand for so much from us before he can do wonders in and through us. He only demands that we might have faith in him and be ready to cooperate with his grace in us. Consider the encounter between Jesus and Peter in Luke 5:1-11. Peter was a professional fisherman. And Jesus, if anything at all in the eyes of the society, was a carpenter. So Peter was in a better position to give orders...

LIGHT TO THE NATIONS

⏰THE SOLEMNITY OF THE EPIPHANY OF THE LORD 📕Isa 60:1-6; Ps 72:1-2, 7-8, 10-11, 12-13 (R.v.11); Eph 3:2-3a, 5-6; Matt 2:1-12 🎤LIGHT TO THE NATIONS! In the solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord, we celebrate God’s revelation of himself to all of humanity, unhindered by any human limitation. Jesus is the light that shines for all to see (cf. John 1:9). Remember that Simeon made reference to that role of being the light to those who sit in darkness and the glory of the people of Israel (Luke 2:32). That indicates a perfect fulfillment of the prophecy of Isaiah...