Category: Holy Week

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“BEHOLD THE POOREST KING THAT EVER LIVED…”

⏰Palm Sunday Year B 📕Isa 50:4-7; Psalm 22:8-9, 17-18a, 19-20, 23-24 (R.v.2a); Phil 2:6-11; Mark 14:1 15:47 The above statement comes from the Stations of the Cross at the station where Jesus was stripped of his clothes. What does being poor mean here? It definitely does not mean poverty because another statement follows, “…Possessing nothing, I own all.” Hence that must be pointing to something in the neighborhood of one of the beatitudes that says, “Blessed are the poor in spirit…” (Matt 5:3) So as we celebrate the triumphant entry of Jesus into Jerusalem, which is otherwise known as Palm...

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“BEHOLD THE POOREST KING THAT EVER LIVED…”

⏰Palm Sunday (Year A) ????Isa 50:4-7; Psalm 22:8-9, 17-18a, 19-20, 23-24 (R.v.2a); Phil 2:6-11; Matt 26:14 27:66 The above statement comes from the Stations of the Cross at the station where Jesus was stripped of his clothes. What does being poor mean here? It definitely does not mean poverty because another statement follows, “…Possessing nothing, I own all.” Hence that must be pointing to something in the neighborhood of one of the beatitudes that says, “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven” (Matt 5:3). So as we celebrate the triumphant entry of Jesus into...

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GET READY FOR JESUS’ ARRIVAL FOR THE PARTY; HIS VICTORY IS OUR VICTORY

⏰Holy Saturday (31 March 2018)   Great silence has befallen the earth. Hope you can feel it in your area. Do you understand what it means? There seems to be a setback in the mission of Jesus. He had just been buried a few hours ago. The devil is now very happy thinking that he is victorious. Little does he know that Jesus can never be conquered. Even in death, he went down to minister to the souls that have been waiting for redemption from him (cf. Catechism of the Catholic Church, CCC 633-635; 1Pet 4:6). So the devil is...