Loving God is loving our neighbor
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - June 8, 2023 - 12:00am
CHRIST said it very clearly. When asked what the greatest commandment was, he simply said: “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your mind, and with all your strength.”...
The truth about our resurrection
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - June 7, 2023 - 12:00am
That gospel episode, where some resurrection-deniers among the Jews tested Christ with a tricky question about the resurrection, gave Christ the chance to talk precisely about this truth of our Christian faith. (cfr....
Outsmarting the know-it-all
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - June 6, 2023 - 12:00am
We should never dare to deceive God.
What Trinity Sunday reminds us of
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - June 4, 2023 - 12:00am
Yes, what it reminds us of is that we need to reflect and channel the very Trinitarian life of God in our own life.
The anger and mercy of Christ
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - June 2, 2023 - 12:00am
The gospel of Friday of the eighth week in Ordinary Time (cfr. Mk 11,11016) shows us Christ showing two apparently contrasting qualities of anger and mercy.
Faith cures our blindness
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - June 1, 2023 - 12:00am
That’s what the story of the blind man, Bartimaeus, teaches us. (cfr. Mk 10,46-52) As the gospel narrates, when he heard that Christ was passing by, he immediately called for Christ.
Humility and greatness
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - May 31, 2023 - 12:00am
This is the lesson we can learn from that episode of Mary visiting her cousin, Elizabeth. (cfr. Lk 1,39-56) Imagine our Lady, already knowing that she was going to be the mother of the Son of God, the highest honor...
Christian detachment  and the digital world
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - May 30, 2023 - 12:00am
What a very good deal Christ is giving us! When Peter told him,
Mary, Mother of God and our Mother
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - May 29, 2023 - 12:00am
May 29 is dedicated liturgically to the Memorial of Mary, Mother of the Church.
Practical implications of Pentecost
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - May 28, 2023 - 12:00am
Pentecost Sunday ends the Easter Season and leads us back to what we call as Ordinary Time in our liturgical calendar, the timepiece that enables us to live sacramentally with Christ as he continues with his redemptive...
Limitless love  and our limitations
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - May 27, 2023 - 12:00am
That gospel episode where Christ asked Peter three times whether Peter loves him (cfr. Jn 21,15-19) somehow reminds us that love, which is supposed to be limitless and to be given without measure, needs to develop...
One with God and with everybody else
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - May 25, 2023 - 12:00am
That’s what we are meant to be. That’s what Christ prayed very fervently just before he was arrested and before he completed his redemptive mission through his passion, death and resurrection.
God, not us nor the world, defines reality
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - May 24, 2023 - 12:00am
“I gave them your word, and the world hated them, because they do not belong to the world any more than I belong to the world.” (Jn 17,14) These words are part of the priestly prayer Christ said just...
What eternal life is
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - May 23, 2023 - 12:00am
Christ said it very clearly. “
This business of giving glory to God
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - May 21, 2023 - 12:00am
Why do we have to give glory to God?
Why we can be confident in our life
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - May 20, 2023 - 12:00am
So, you also are now in anguish.
Christian joy and the cross
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - May 18, 2023 - 12:00am
A Saint once said that Christian joy has its roots in the form of a cross.
Truth is not just about facts and data
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - May 17, 2023 - 12:00am
Much less is truth about a certain view or choice that may be supported by a majority of the people.
Let’s take care of our spiritual life
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - May 16, 2023 - 12:00am
We are reminded of this very grave responsibility of ours in the Gospel of St. John where Christ told his disciples that the Advocate, the Holy Spirit, would be sent to them and that the Holy Spirit would the one...
Love, commandments, truth
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - May 14, 2023 - 12:00am
We need to know the intimate relation among this triad. Christ said it very clearly,
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