Category: Thirtieth Week

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LIVING AS CHRIST WOULD DO IN A CHRISTIAN HOME

⏰Tuesday of the Thirtieth Week of Ordinary Time 2 (30 Oct. 2018) 📕Eph 5:21-33; Ps 128:1-2, 3, 4-5 (R.v.1a); Luke 13:18-21 My dear, in order to appreciate what St. Paul did in Eph 5:21-33 better, we need to understand the context under which he was writing. At that time, the institution of marriage was under great abuse and threat – men were divorcing their wives at will so that they can marry another, maybe better and younger, and the young girls were now refusing to go into marriage since they are treated as objects that can be used and dumped....

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DO NOT LOOK UNTO MAN, BUT GOD

⏰Monday of the Twenty-Ninth Week of Ordinary Time 2 (29 October 2018) 📕Eph 4:32 – 5:8; Ps 1:1-2, 3, 4 and 6 (R. Eph 5:1); Luke 13:10-17 After teaching the Ephesians the need to be united as one in Christ, St. Paul began to instruct them on how they are to live in newness of life in that body of Christ (Eph 4:17 – 5:20). Today, he advises us, the neo-Ephesians, to be imitators of God and not of man (Eph 4:32-5:8). If we look upon man, he would mislead us because man is filled with evil passions that are...