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We too reject Christ

By Fr. Bel R. San Luis, SVD The gospel of this 14th Sunday presents Jesus as a teacher and prophet. Jesus returned to his hometown and taught in the synagogue but his town mates had wrong notion about him. “How can he claim to be a teacher and prophet when we know his relatives?” they […]

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Ora et labora

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Ora et labora

By Fr. Bel R. San Luis, SVD Once heavy rains poured down and flooded a town. As the water kept rising, inundating the houses, a man known for his piety climbed up to the second floor of his house. A rescuer on a row boat (banca) came near and yelled, “Come, I came to save […]

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God’s Kingdom grows

A young man who was known for his impatience once prayed, “Lord, give me patience…and I want it now!” (Wow, his impatience must really that bad).

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Doing God’s will

Did Jesus Christ have brothers? Some say “yes” because of today’s gospel passage: “Your mother and your brothers are outside, seeking an opportunity to speak to you.”

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Why Mass is important

A distinguished anthropologist visited a Bantu village in South Africa to inquire into the customs and habits of the people. Although primitive and without the influence of Western culture, these peaceful folks welcomed and received him most cordially.

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Family & Holy Trinity

Once a pious woman who was bringing a bunch of novena-booklets to church met the parish priest. He asked, “Who is your favorite saint?” “Of course, I like the Blessed Virgin Mary best! But I also like her sister!”

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