Master, where do you live?

Master, where do you live? Come and see… In the wail of the abandoned… Where the air they breath is mixed with the awful smell of medicine. Where an old lady looks at the window waiting for her son to come and visit her before she’ll forever be gone. Come and see … In the…

Neither “Three”, nor “Kings”

The “Three Kings” were not three. Also, they were not kings. Basing from the account of Matthew, they were ‘wise men from the East’ who followed a star that lead them to the manger where Jesus was born. They have come seeking for the new-born king of the Jews in order to honour Him. They…

And A Happy New Year, Finally!

Finally tomorrow, is the new start of the New Year 2018. A new start, let it sink a little bit. Every year, we are given a fresh start to do better and to be better. It is already a wonder in itself. The human weakness in us will ditch the plan of doing better and being better for in no…

Just Another Christmas Message!

It’s now Christmas, the most wonderful time of the year (and the most expensive too). Our pages will be flooded with the things we love to do at this time: eating, drinking, merry-making. I know everyone is busy but let us pause for a moment and take a look at the baby boy born in…

The Young Woman Who Said ‘Yes’!

Fourth Sunday of Advent (Year B) 2 Sam 7:1-5, 8b-12, 14a, 16 Rom 16:25-27 Lk. 1:26-38 One of the responsibilities I enjoyed doing when I was in the seminary is being in-charge d’acueil, that is welcoming visitors. It’s basically an easy task. We prepared visitor’s room days before arrival; mop the floor, change the linen,…

There is a cause for Rejoicing Here!

Third Sunday of Advent (Year B) Is. 61:1-2a, 10-11 1 Thes 5:16-24 Jn 1:6-8, 19-28              Our anticipation for the coming of the Lord continues and our Joy intensifies. The Third Sunday of Advent is called Gaudete Sunday. Gaudete is a Latin word that means rejoice for this is a moment…