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Peter’s confession about Jesus

Gospel Reading: Mt 16:13-23 When Jesus went into the region of Caesarea Philippi he asked his disciples, “Who do people say that the Son of Man is?” They replied, “Some say John the Baptist, others Elijah, still others Jeremiah or one of the prophets.” He said to them, “But who do you say that I […]

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The Canaanite woman’s faith

Gospel Reading: Mt 15:21-28 At that time Jesus withdrew to the region of Tyre and Sidon. And behold, a Canaanite woman of that district came and called out, “Have pity on me, Lord, Son of David! My daughter is tormented by a demon.” But he did not say a word in answer to her. His […]

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The bread of life discourse

Gospel Reading: Jn 6:24-35 When the crowd saw that neither Jesus nor his disciples were there, they themselves got into boats and came to Capernaum looking for Jesus. And when they found him across the sea they said to him, “Rabbi, when did you get here?” Jesus answered them and said, “Amen, amen, I say […]

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The death of John the Baptist

Gospel reading: Mt 14:1-12 Herod the tetrarch heard of the reputation of Jesus and said to his servants, “This man is John the Baptist. He has been raised from the dead; that is why mighty powers are at work in him.” Now Herod had arrested John, bound him, and put him in prison on account […]

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The rejection at Nazareth

Gospel reading: Mt 13:54-58 Jesus came to his native place and taught the people in their synagogue. They were astonished and said, “Where did this man get such wisdom and mighty deeds? Is he not the carpenter’s son? Is not his mother named Mary and his brothers James, Joseph, Simon, and Judas? Are not his […]

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President mobilizes PNP for drive on rice cartels

PRESIDENT Duterte warned rice hoarders and cartels in his State-of-the-Nation Address (SoNA) last July 23, with these words: “I now ask all the rice hoarders, cartels, and their protectors. You know I know who you are. Stop messing with the people…. Consider yourselves warned. Mend your ways or the full force of the state will […]

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