Year C 4th Sunday of Lent

Jos. 5:9a, 10-12; 2 Cor. 5:17-21; Lk. 15:1-3, 11-32

Dear brothers and sisters

It is amazing how Jesus imparted life's most crucial lessons to us through these wonderful stories, stories that were easy to associate with, not only then, but even today, 2,000 years after they were told. One such story is that of the Prodigal Son. This parable is also

Year C 3rd Sunday of Lent

Ex. 3:1-8a, 13-15; 1 Cor. 10:1-6, 10-12; Lk. 13:1-9
At the age of 13, a peasant girl who lived France began to hear voices, which she determined had been sent by God to give her a mission of overwhelming importance. She cropped her hair and dressed in men's clothes and travelled 11 days across enemy

Year C 2nd Sunday of Lent

Gen. 15:5-12, 17-18; Phil. 3:17-4:1; Lk. 9:28b-36
My dear brothers and sisters
In the Second Week of Lent, the Church calls us to elevate our minds towards a higher level of spiritual holiness.
During today's Gospel Reading, we heard that Jesus went up the mountain to pray with

Year C 1st Sunday in Lent

Deut. 26:4-10; Rom. 10:8-13; Lk. 4:1-13
The temptation of Jesus presents a deep study of human nature. Maslow is one of the most influential psychologists of the 20th century who is well known for his Theory of hierarchy of needs. The temptation of Jesus can be compared to three tier model of human needs.

Year C Ash Wednesday

Joel 2:12-18; 2 Cor. 5:20-6:2; Mt.  6:1-6, 16-18
My dear brothers and sisters,

Today we are entering a new Season, one of penance and sacrifices. On this special occasion, we are called to be reconciled to God. Through the sacramental of ashes that is symbolic of penance, we are reminded that we are dust and ashes. [Gen. 18:27]

Year C 8th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Sir. 27:4-7; 1 Cor. 15:54-58; Lk. 6:39-45

"A man working in the produce department was asked by a lady if she could buy half a head of lettuce. He replied, "Half a head? Are you serious? God grows these in whole heads and that's how we sell them!"