6th Sunday of Ordinary Time (B): JESUS CURES THE LEPER.


6TH SUNDAY OF ORDINARY TIME (B) JESUS CURES THE LEPER In the ancient times, lepers were marginalized from the society for leprosy was considered as always contagious, incurable and seen as a punishment from God. This is the reason why in the first reading of this Sunday’s Mass, lepers were obliged to make known their…

2nd Sunday O.T. Year B: “HERE I AM LORD, I COME TO DO YOUR WILL.”


2nd Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year B HERE I AM LORD, I COME TO DO YOUR WILL (Ps 39). OUTLINE Divine vocation: universal and particular. Summary of ideas of today’s readings Putting our part to discern our specific vocation and help others to do so as well. Generosity and coherence between our vocation and our…

32nd Sunday O.T. (A): BE WISE. BE VIGILANT.


32nd Sunday O.T. (A) BE WISE. BE VIGILANT. OUTLINE Be wise. Stay awake. Be vigilant with the light of faith and the oil of charity. 1. Be wise. We are approaching the end of the liturgical year and the Mass readings are guiding us towards the end of the history of the world and the…

30th Sunday of Ordinary Time. Mass readings


30th Sunday of Ordinary Time Mass Readings  For today’s homily/meditation, see http://wp.me/p6k7Mv-2Xq LITURGY OF THE WORD  First reading: Book of Exodus 22:20–26  Thus says the Lord: “You shall not molest or oppress an alien, for you were once aliens yourselves in the land of Egypt. You shall not wrong any widow or orphan. If ever you…

20th Sunday O.T. (A). JESUS AND THE CANAANITE WOMAN. Faith, a way of life.


20th Sunday O.T.  (A). JESUS AND THE CANAANITE WOMAN. Faith, a way of life. OUTLINE Summary of ideas of today’s readings Beautiful dialogue: Jesus tests the faith of the Canaanite woman. Authentic Christian faith, transcends a mere intellectual plane. It is a way of life which includes taking risks. 1. Summary of ideas of today’s…