Sunday Homilies

5th Sunday of Lent (Fr. Francis)

As Vice President, George H.W. Bush represented the U.S. at the funeral of former Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev (November 1982).  Bush was deeply moved by a silent protest carried out by Brezhnev’s widow. She stood motionless by the coffin until seconds before it was...

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V domingo de Cuaresma (Fr. Francis)

Como vicepresidente, George H.W. Bush representó a Estados Unidos en el funeral del ex líder soviético Leonid Brezhnev (noviembre de 1982). Bush se conmovió profundamente por una protesta silenciosa llevada a cabo por la viuda de Brezhnev. Se quedó inmóvil junto al...

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5th Sunday of Lent (Fr. Jaya)

New Life in Christ JesusWe are reflecting upon the liturgy of the word of the Fifth Sunday of Lent in times of a global health crisis. The novel corona virus has put the world into lock down. It is worrying to observe how the new disease has restricted social mobility...

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4th Sunday of Lent (Fr. Francis)

The Lord anointed my eyes: I went, I washed, I saw and I believed in God (Jn 9:11, 38)It's hard to believe that only a week ago that life here was normal! We may have taken for granted many of the things that are now not possible. As we adjust to this constantly...

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IV Domingo De Cuaresma (Padre Francis)

El Señor ungió mis ojos: fui, me lavé, vi y creí en Dios (Jn 9:11, 38)¡Es difícil creer que solo hace una semana que la vida aquí era normal! Es posible que hayamos dado por sentado muchas de las cosas que ahora no son posibles. A medida que nos adaptamos a esta...

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4th Sunday of Lent (Fr. Simham)

The story of the man born blind is the story of the spiritual blindness and the need to be healed of that. It was the first Christian community to whom St. John was writing the gospel. And it can be also the story of every believer today.There are two things that we...

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3rd Sunday of Lent (Fr. Francis)

MY SOUL THIRSTS FOR GOD, THE LIVING GOD!”It is said that some years ago a vessel sailing on the northern coast of the South American continent was observed to make signals of distress. When hailed by another vessel, they reported themselves as “Dying for water!”“Dip...

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3rd Sunday of Lent (Fr. Simham)

HE STOOPS TO CONQUER  All of us are born thirsty. The beauty of God’s creation is that 70 percent of the earth is covered with water. And you know 65 percent of human body is also made up of water. So any shift in this balance will make you thirsty. And also God has...

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2nd Sunday of Lent (Fr. Francis)

In the first reading from the Book of Genesis we have the inspiring story of the call of Abraham. At the age of seventy-five, when most aged people have  retired or are written off, Abraham sets out on a journey of faith, moving from the familiar, secure and...

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1st Sunday of Lent (Fr. Francis)

Our Scripture passage for this Sunday comes from the Gospel of Matthew 4:1–11. In this reading, we hear of Jesus being led into the desert for forty days where He is tested in a variety of ways. His experience offers several points for our reflection and prayer.The...

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