Category Archives: HOPE IN THE WORD

Sunday Reflections

Trustworthy Servants Today

Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time (A) There is a popular poem and prayer that goes like this: I expect to pass through this world but once; any good thing therefore that I can do, or any kindness that I can … Continue reading

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Oil Lamps

Thirty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time (A) Today we may not particularly understand the figure of the oil lamps used by the 10 virgins mentioned in the Gospel. We rely so much on electric power for lights and other household equipment, as … Continue reading

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Credible Disciple

Thirty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time (A) There are conditions for a person to learn and understand things that can be meaningful to him: 1. A person has to have the personal decision to imbibe what he sees, hears, feels or … Continue reading

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The Faithful

Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed When a person dies, we can see the following situations: All the weaknesses and faults of the one who died are forgotten, at least ignored, by his family and all who knew him. They … Continue reading

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The Blessed

Solemnity of All Saints Our world today proclaims happy those who live according to its standards: Convenient is life for those who are materially rich, famous and powerful, because the earth is theirs. Happy are those who plunder the riches … Continue reading

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About Religion

Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time (A) Man’s heart is made for love. If one’s heart is not for the love of God and for what He loves, it will seek what the world loves for it offers many kinds of … Continue reading

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Caesar or God

Twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time (A) The Pharisees were so concerned about their good status before the people. As we saw the past few Sundays, the Pharisees and the Jewish leaders saw themselves as the disobedient son in the parable … Continue reading

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