Sunday Homilies

Ascension of the Lord (Fr. Francis)

A beautiful old story tells of how Jesus, after his Ascension into Heaven, was surrounded by the angels who began to enquire about his work on earth. Jesus told them about His birth, life, preaching, death and Resurrection, and how he had accomplished the salvation of...

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Ascension of the Lord (Fr. Simham)

Ascension WhySomebody asked me “why did Jesus take forty days to ascent to heaven? Any technical problem to his rocket-launcher?” Funny but good question to begin with. Why forty days? Let us read a quotation from Venerable John Henry Newman. He said “"Moses brought...

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6th Sunday of Easter (Fr. Francis)

Today is the sixth Sunday of Easter. As we approach the feast of Pentecost, the Church invites us to celebrate the coming of the Advocate. She calls us to celebrate the Spirit of truth who strengthens us in the proclamation of the good news. The message we bear is not...

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sexto domingo de Pascua (Fr. Francis)

Hoy es el sexto domingo de Pascua. Al acercarse la fiesta de Pentecostés, la Iglesia nos invita a celebrar la llegada del abogado. Ella nos llama a celebrar el espíritu de la verdad que nos fortalece en la proclamación de las buena noticia. El mensaje que llevamos no...

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6th Sunday of Easter (Fr. Simham)

LIVE THE LOVE “There’s an old Jewish parable about a soap-maker and a Rabbi. They’re out on a walk. The soap-maker says to the Rabbi, `Rabbi, what good is religion? What good is God? Look at all the misery in the world, what good does God do?` The Rabbi said, `That is...

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5th Sunday of Easter (Fr. Francis)

Happy Mother's Day! Jesus has a word for our moms - and for all of us: "Do not let your hearts be troubled. You have faith in God; have faith also in me."On this 5th Sunday of Easter, in a special way, the Church reminds us of who we are: “The chosen race and the...

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5 Domingo Pascua (Fr. Francis)

¡Feliz día de la madre! Jesús tiene una palabra para nuestras madres, y para todos nosotros: "No pierdan la paz. Si creen en Dios, crean también en mi”.En este quinto domingo de Pascua, de una manera especial, la Iglesia nos recuerda quien somos: “un pueblo escogido y...

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5th Sunday of Easter (Fr. Simham)

Heaven were it is ?  How to get it there?On December 20th 2005 there was a special program on American News channel called ABC News. In that program, Journalist Barbara Walters travels to India, Israel and throughout the United States, interviewing religious leaders,...

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4th Sunday of Easter (Fr. Francis)

Jesus the Good Shepherd Last week we heard about the story of the two disciples on the road to Emmaus and how Jesus went after these two ‘lost sheep’ and found them. Today we hear a lot about Shepherds and Sheep, and so consequently we call today Good Shepherd...

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4th Sunday of Easter (Fr. Simham)

WHO IS YOUR SHEPHERD In the gospel today, Jesus using the parable of the Good shepherd; declares that he is the true Shepherd or good shepherd and he is the gate to the sheep-fold. These are two imageries he uses to express his relationship with us and our...

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