POPE FRANCIS’ ADVICE TO ALL POLITICAL LEADERS


POPE FRANCIS’ ADVICE TO ALL POLITICAL LEADERS In his speech to the US Congress on Sept. 24, 2015, Pope Francis reminded all politicians and leaders of the nation of their duty: “you are called to DEFEND AND PRESERVE THE DIGNITY OF YOUR FELLOW CITIZENS IN THE TIRELESS AND DEMANDING PURSUIT OF THE COMMON GOOD, for…

PRAY FOR THE MAY 2016 PHILIPPINE ELECTIONS.


PRAY FOR THE MAY 2016 PHILIPPINE ELECTIONS. VOTE WITH REASON NOT WITH EMOTION. VOTE WISELY. As a Catholic priest, I should not and do not want to speak about politics for it is not my task. However, I am aware of my and the Church’s task to proclaim and uphold social justice so as to…

THE GOLDEN RULE.


THE GOLDEN RULE “In everything, do to others as you would have them do to you; for this is the law and the prophets (Mt 7:12).” Our Lord Jesus Christ gave us this “golden rule” which is a very useful criterion for our daily conduct and at the same time a guideline in our obligations…

33rd Sunday O.T. (B): THE 2ND COMING OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST.


33rd Sunday O.T. (B) THE 2ND COMING OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST: HE WILL COME AGAIN TO JUDGE THE LIVING AND THE DEAD We’re almost approaching the end of the liturgical cycle as we celebrate the penultimate Sunday of Ordinary Time. This is the reason why the readings of the 33rd Sunday of Ordinary Time…

Pope Francis’ Speech to the United Nations. TOP 20 MOST POWERFUL IDEAS


Pope Francis’ Speech to the United Nations TOP 20 MOST POWERFUL IDEAS Dear friends, here are the top 20 most powerful ideas in the address given by Pope Francis to the General Assembly of the United Nations. I have tried to summarize it but it is still quite long though nevertheless  very important, substantial and interesting…

22nd Sunday of Ordinary Time (B): ON TRUE WORSHIP. Worship God not only by being hearers but by being doers of His Word; not only with our lips but above all with works which proceed from a pure heart.


22nd Sunday of Ordinary Time (B): Worship God not only by being hearers but by being doers of His Word; not only with our lips but above all with works which proceed from a pure heart. OUTLINE OBSERVE GOD’S LAWS TO LIVE A HOLY (JUST) LIFE. DOERS OF THE WORD. DEEDS OF CONVERSION AND OF…