Sermon Archive

May
21

Rogation Sunday/Easter V (Mother’s Day)

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Rogation Sunday James 1: 22-27 – John 16: 23-33 On this special occasion, I would like to wish a warm and sincere HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY to all our mothers. Dear Mothers, you have given us so much: love from your hearts, the warmth of your touch, and most importantly the gift of ... Continue

Apr
27

Good Shepherd Sunday (Easter II)

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Second Sunday after Easter The Good Shepherd   The collect, the Epistle, and the Gospel of this second Sunday after Easter, they all portray Jesus as a shepherd. More importantly, the Good Shepherd. The Symbolism of the Good Shepherd The Good Shepherd symbolizes Christ the Savior, “I am the Good Shepherd: the Good Shepherd gives ... Continue

Apr
16

Easter Sunday

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Easter Sunday 2012 Have not heard of that madman who lit a lamp in the bright morning hours, ran to the market-place, and cried out: “I am looking for God! I am looking for God!” As many of those who did not believe in God were standing there, they started laughing at ... Continue

Mar
7

Lent II

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Second Sunday in Lent 1 Thessalonians 4: 1-8---Matthew 15: 21-28 Have mercy on me, O Lord thou Son of David  The story of our today’s Gospel begins with Jesus going in the region of Tyre and Sidon, two cities located outside of Israel and considered as Gentiles territory. The people living in that ... Continue

Mar
7

Sexagesima Sunday

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Sexagesima Sunday 2 Corinthians 11: 19-31 – Luke 8: 4-15 He that has ears to hear, let him hear   We are moving slowly but surely toward Lenten season. The word of God is inviting us to something that we always overlook in life, which is to listen. Listening is one of the most ... Continue

Jan
25

Epiphany III Sunday

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Third Sunday after Epiphany Romans 12: 16-21 --  John 2: 1-11  We all attach great importance to the high moments of life. For the Jews, a wedding was not a short celebration. But it was something shared by the entire community. A wedding feast could last up to seven days. After the ... Continue

Jan
13

Epiphany I Sunday

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Epiphany I Romans 12:1 – Luke 2: 41 Two weeks ago, Jesus was born in a manger, and today he is 12 years old and has traveled with his family to celebrate the Passover in Jerusalem. There was food, there was fun, and there was reunion. And after a couple of days ... Continue

Jan
13

Advent III Sunday

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Advent III 2011 How do you feel? Yes how do you feel when you have dedicated your time, your energy to help someone and you are just ignored? How do you feel when you are not appreciated for all that you have done to make someone happy? We all know that, ... Continue

Jan
13

Advent I Sunday

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Advent I 2011 The word “Advent” is derived from the Latin word “Adventus”, which means “coming”. It marks the beginning of a new liturgical year in the Western churches. The liturgical color for this season is purple to signify that, like Lent, this is a time of preparation. It is a ... Continue

Sep
13

Trinity XI Sunday

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Trinity XI  Everyone that exalteth himself shall be abased; and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted Throughout his ministry Jesus used many parables to teach his listeners the things about the kingdom of God. One of the shortest and the profound of all was the parable of the Pharisee and the ... Continue