Cycle B 1st Sunday in Advent

Is. 63:16b-17; 64:1, 3-8; 1 Cor. 1:3-9; Mk. 13:31-37

Sergeant Charles B. Schlichter, 2nd Medical Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division, had been soldiering most of his life. In June, 1950 he was a surgical technician at Madigan General Hospital. When the news of the outbreak in Korea came over the air, Charles Schlichter had a premonition that 

Your Spiritual Life is Important

The spiritual life of ordinary people depends on priest’s spiritual life. Priest’s spiritual life is important. It is not enough that you are spiritual; it has to be expressed that people will see it. They always look at how a priest is praying, taking care of spiritual life etc. If they see

Cycle A Christ the King

Ez 34:11-12, 15-17; I Cor 15:20-26, 28; Mt 25:31-46

In the poem Ozymandias, the speaker recalls having met a traveler “from an antique land.” He told him a story about the ruins of a statue in the desert. Two vast legs of stone stand without a body, and near them a massive, crumbling stone head lies “half sunk” in the sand.

Cycle A 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Prov.31:10-13, 16-18, 20, 26, 28-31; 1 Thess. 5:1-6; Mt. 24:36, 25:14-30

Today’s Gospel passage has taken us once again into the famous parable of the Talents. A man, going on a journey, summoned his slaves and entrusted his property to them; to one he gave five talents, to another two talents, to another one, to each according to his ability.

Cycle A 32nd Sunday in Ordinry Time

Wis 6:12-16; 1 Thes 4:13-18; Mt 25:1-13

Once a fox was roaming around in a forest looking for food. Suddenly, he saw a pig rubbing his tusks against the trunk of a tree.

The fox looked about carefully but couldn't see any danger for the pig anywhere.

Narrow Road

Education by parents means setting your children on narrow road! Show them how to stay on the road, so that they’ll get to the right place. Good education sets limits, and within these limits you let your children use their own talents and energy, and they grow up self-reliant. But beyond the