Sunday Homilies

13th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Francis)

Why did God make you?” The answer we memorized was: “God made me to know Him, to love Him, and to serve Him in this world, and to be happy with Him forever in heaven.”On this thirteenth Sunday, the church exhorts us to welcome Christ in others. This is especially,...

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XIII Domingo Ordinario (Fr. Francis)

¿Por qué te hizo Dios? La respuesta que memorizamos fue: "Dios me hizo conocerlo, amarlo y servirlo en este mundo, y ser feliz con Él para siempre en el cielo".En este decimotercer domingo, la iglesia nos exhorta a dar la bienvenida a Cristo en los demás. Esto es...

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13th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Simham)

Introduction: The common theme of today’s readings is the work God gives us to do as the followers of Jesus: to love God and our brothers and sisters through hospitality, generosity, commitment, and charity. The readings also remind us of the sacrifice demanded of...

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12th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Francis)

Market researchers studied three thousand persons, asking: “What are you most afraid of? You can guess most of the responses: heights, financial insecurity, snakes, dying. The big surprise is that the #1 fear was speaking in front of a group. Today’s first and third...

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12th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Simham)

KNOW YOUR PHOBIASOnce the Devil organized an exhibition cum sale to raise funds. He displayed his best weapons he uses to entice people away from God. The front row was filled with the seven capital sins. Pride, anger, jealousy, sloth, gluttony etc. Well decorated and...

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Corpus Christi (Fr. Francis)

Astronaut Mike Hopkins is one of the selected few: he spent six months on the International Space Station (ISS) in 2013. And though he was thrilled when he was chosen for a space mission, there was one Person he didn’t want to leave behind: Jesus in the Eucharist....

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Most Holy Trinity (Fr. Francis)

In this time of pandemic, grasping the essence of the nature of God is urgent and important. We find in scripture and the teaching of the Church that the nature of God is an essential connectedness. This communion within God’s own self gives us a glimpse into the very...

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Most Holy Trinity (Fr. Simham)

I remember a wonderful story I read from Leo Tolstoy. Its about a bishop in Russia who once when he was travelling by boat heard about an island where only three men lived. He decided to visit them out of his pastoral love and care. But many objected saying "The old...

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Pentecost Sunday (Fr. Francis)

Treasure within: An old beggar lay on his deathbed.  His last words were to his youngest son who had been his constant companion during his begging trips.  “Dear son,” he said, “I have nothing to give you except a cotton bag and a dirty bronze bowl which I got in my...

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Pentecost Sunday (Fr. Simham)

Friends first of all let me wish you a “Happy Birthday”. Today is the birthday of the church . It is today, the day of the Pentecost when the disciples after receiving the Holy Spirit went and preached the word of God, 3000 men were converted and received baptism and...

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