GOD’S WORD TODAY
Do you stand apart from or a part of?
by Francis D. Alvarez S.J. - October 27, 2019 - 12:00am
In our Gospel today, Jesus tells us, “Whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and the one who humbles himself will be exalted.”
Dead one talking
by Jonjee C. Sumpaico SJ - September 29, 2019 - 12:00am
The story of the rich person and Lazarus is a story that confronts us. It is a story that makes us uneasy as it asks us to be aware, consider, make a choice and take action in our life here on earth.
What will you do with your dishonest wealth?
by Francis D. Alvarez S.J. - September 22, 2019 - 12:00am
In the parable Christ offers us today, a dishonest steward is praised.
Distance
by Jose Ramon T. Villarin S.J. - September 1, 2019 - 12:00am
Inverse-distance-squared.
Why is faith hard?
by Francis D. Alvarez S.J. - August 25, 2019 - 12:00am
In our Gospel today, someone asks Jesus, “Lord, will only a few people be saved?” Jesus answers, “Strive to enter through the narrow gate, for many, I tell you, will attempt to enter but will not...
Rich
by Jose Ramon T. Villarin S.J. - August 4, 2019 - 12:00am
In the eyes of the world, one becomes rich by getting. In the eyes of God, one gets rich by giving.
Dare you ask for the Spirit?
by Francis D. Alvarez S.J. - July 28, 2019 - 12:00am
“Ask and you will receive,” Jesus promises us in our Gospel today.
Peace
by Jose Ramon T. Villarin S.J. - July 7, 2019 - 12:00am
Boomerang is supposed to be a crazy pose of you that loops your motion on camera. It’s meant to be a fun alternative to the usual static photographs we post on social media.
Discern and learn
by Jonjee C. Sumpaico S.J. - June 30, 2019 - 12:00am
I always picture going to school as entering a room, with a teacher and her desk, a board to write on, and chairs for the students.
How can we be more connected?
by Francis D. Alvarez S.J. - June 23, 2019 - 12:00am
Today, the Feast of Corpus Christi, Catholics thank God for the gift of the real presence of Jesus in the Eucharist.
What is fullness?
by Francis D. Alvarez S.J. - May 26, 2019 - 12:00am
When Jesus tells us today, “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you,” I think he wishes us more than just an absence of conflict.
Mysteries
by Jose Ramon T. Villarin S.J. - May 5, 2019 - 12:00am
At the heart of a happy Easter is the Resurrection, which is a glorious mystery.
Isn’t doubt good?
by Francis D. Alvarez S.J. - April 28, 2019 - 12:00am
I have doubts about my faith.
Sinner
by Jose Ramon T. Villarin S.J. - April 7, 2019 - 12:00am
To say that a person is an animal and therefore deserves to be slaughtered is not to play God. Not even God sees us that way.
Prodigal grace
by Jonjee C. Sumpaico S.J. - March 31, 2019 - 12:00am
My mother usually gives me quotable quotes to live by.
Will we always have second chances?
by Francis D. Alvarez S.J. - March 24, 2019 - 12:00am
A caveat: This reflection does not guarantee warm and fuzzy feelings.
Words
by Jose Ramon T. Villarin S.J. - March 3, 2019 - 12:00am
“Shake up the sieve and the rubbish soon appears.”
When is it enough?
by Francis D. Alvarez S.J. - February 24, 2019 - 12:00am
There are many ways to read the Word of God. A dangerous way would be to read Scripture literally.
Depth
by Jose Ramon T. Villarin S.J. - February 3, 2019 - 12:00am
The weather has been quite cool these days.
What oppresses you?
by Francis D. Alvarez S.J. - January 27, 2019 - 12:00am
[The Spirit of the Lord] has sent me to proclaim liberty to captives and recovery of sight to the blind, to let the oppressed go free...
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