Fr. Michael’s weekly reflections

Thirtieth Sunday in ordinary Time –Year A– Let us imitate the attributes of Our God, by loving like Jesus.

In the Judeo-Christian faith, God in his attributes and characteristics is transcendent, all-powerful, present everywhere, merciful, loving, kind, immanent, etc. As transcendent God, he is the wholly-order, outside of our…

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Twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time –Year A– Be good citizens of heaven and of earth-be Christ-like.

In our contemporary society, as a result of separation of church and state, we do not make a connection between what happens in the secular world and what happens in…

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Twenty-eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time –Year A– Let us be ready at all times, for the wedding feast of the Lamb of God

Last Sunday, we came to know how God wants each of us to bear fruits of the kingdom. Today, the prophet Isaiah leads us to reflect on the great joy…

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Twenty-seventh Sunday in Ordinary time – Year A – Live in his Spirit and bear fruits of his kingdom
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Twenty-seventh Sunday in Ordinary time – Year A – Live in his Spirit and bear fruits of his kingdom

Today, the prophet Isaiah in a proverb sings to us the vineyard song, in which his friend had a vineyard on a fertile hillside. He made great efforts to make…

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Twenty-sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time –Year A– Let us individually do the will of God, by being truly cloth with Christ.

Today, we have two important messages from God through his prophet Ezekiel. The first message is about individual responsibility. The second is the possibility of repentance and forgiveness. About the…

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Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time -Year A- Work in the vineyard of the Lord by imitating his ways.

Today we consider the reaction of the workers who were hired at different times of the day to work in the vineyard. At the end, the owner of the vineyard…

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Twenty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time –Year A– We are responsible to Our Lord, Jesus Christ, whose servants we are.

In our Judeo-Christian tradition, we believe that our God is All-powerful, all-knowing, all loving, he is God of justice and at the same time, he is God of mercy. As…

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Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time -Year A- Be your brother’s or your sister’s keeper.

“Owe no debt to anyone except the debt that binds us to love one another. He who loves his neighbor has fulfilled the law (Romans 13:8).” This puts great responsibilities…

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Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time -Year A- Let us have the mind of Christ and conform into his image and likeness.

“Whoever wishes to come after me, must deny himself, take up his cross, and follow me (Matthew 16:24).” Today, we see that the cross which is at the center of…

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Twenty first Sunday in Ordinary Time -Year A- Let us always profess with Peter and his successors that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of the living God.

The prophet Isaiah denounces a high royal official, Shebna. He was the master of the palace, the highest position of service during the reign of King Hezekiah. Not only did…

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