Year B Mother of God

Num. 6:22-7; Gal. 4:4-7; Lk. 2:16-21

Welcome my brothers and sisters to today's celebration of the Feast of Mary, the Mother of God.  I take this opportunity to wish you all a Happy New Year. I pray that the Lord Jesus fills your lives during the year 2012 with an abundance of blessings that

Year B The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph

(Si 3:2-6. 12-14; Col 3:12-21; Luke 2:4-52)

 We celebrate today the feast of Holy Family. The feast was established in 1921 by Pope Benedict XV.  This feast is meant to be “a day for Christian families to examine themselves by comparing their way of life with that of the Holy Family at Nazareth.”

Year B Nativity of the Lord

Is 62:11-12; Titus 3:3-7; Lk 2:15-20

Years ago, there was a very wealthy man who, with his devoted young son shared a passion for art collecting. Together they travelled around the world, adding only the finest art treasures to their collection. Priceless

Year B Advent 4th Sunday

2 Sam. 7:1-5, 8b-12, 14a, 16; Rom. 16:25-27; Lk. 1:26-38 

The Old Testament gives many accounts of humanly impossible things that God had done for his people. In order to liberate the Israelite from the bondage in Egypt, God had performed many miracles.  Moses turned the

Year B Advent 3rd Sunday

Is. 61:1-2a, 10-11; 1 Thess. 5:16-24; Jn. 1:6-8, 19-28

Socrate’s close friend Chaerephon once consulted God at the Oracle of Delphi and asked, “Is there any person in the world who is smarter than Socrates?”

God answers: No man is wiser than Socrates.

Sit on the Top

On an early morning a sparrow was siting on the highest branch  of a tree. It took its safest position. The tree had many branches. Here it can look around to watch any danger coming to it.

Year B Advent 2nd Sunday

Is. 40:1-5, 9-11; 2 Pet. 3:8-14; Mk. 1:1-8
Sending envoys to prepare the way for the arrival of a king or a dignitary is not unknown to us. This practice is as old as the establishment of the monarchy. So, it was not unusual when the “King of kings” and the “Lord