By Fr. Ernesto Caicedo, MSC Fourth Sunday of Lent Today’s readings move us forward in our Lenten journey through instruction about repentance and mercy. The Old Testament recounts a period of infidelity and judgment upon God’s people. In this story, mercy came through the motivation of an outsider-king, who grants a reprieve from this captivity…

By Fr. Ernesto Caicedo, MSC We are well into Lent, the third week already. Today we are offered a path of love, not sacrifice, to nurture our relationship with God. We are all limited creatures. We are all sinners. And our limited knowledge, good deeds, fasting and tithing are not enough. A reading from Hosea…

By Fr. Frank Natale, MSC Lent: A Twofold Character – BAPTISM & PENANCE!I invite you to use these remaining days directing and focusing your penitential practices in a better understanding of your BAPTISM.Find the name of the church where you were baptized, also known as your Mother Parish. If possible visit it during this Lenten Season.Call…

By Fr. Frank Natale, MSC Lent: A Twofold Character!With only a few weeks of Lent remaining, I would like to invite you to invest these final days focusing on a character of Lent often overlooked.In the CONSTITUTION ON THE SACRED LITURGY, Solemnly Promulgated by His Holiness Pope Paul VI on December 4, 1963, paragraph 109 reads,…

By Fr. Simi Volavola, MSC “Do not think that I have come to abolish the law or the prophets. I have come not to abolish but to fulfill.”All of us have to live and abide by laws. From our parents rules, to our peers and their expectations, to our rules in society and the law of…

By Fr. Simi Volavola, MSC “So will my heavenly Father do to you, unless each of you forgives your brother from your heart.”Today we are asked to reflect on hearts: the human heart and the heart of God. In today’s gospel, we see the human heart of Peter running out of forgiveness after the seventh offense…

By Fr. Jun Cajucom, MSC Gratitude My experience during this pandemic has given me so many reasons to be thankful to God. There are many things in my life that I have not noticed before and have taken for granted. Now I appreciate them more than ever.When “lockdown” was imposed, I experienced celebrating the Sunday Mass without…

By Fr. Jun Cajucom, MSC Forgiveness During this time of Lent, we come to God begging for forgiveness. But do we know how to forgive those who hurt us and gave us so much pain and anger in our heart? Why should we forgive? It is always a struggle on our part to forgive if our trust…

By Fr. Lucho Segura, MSC Dear brothers and sisters, with the parable of the prodigal son we are invited to be witnesses of the love, mercy and compassion of our Lord Jesus Christ with those who have committed sin. The son who one day left the house finally returns and finds in his father someone who…

By Fr. Lucho Segura, MSC The story of Joseph and his brethren seems to have a point of convergence with the parable of the murderous winemakers in the question: What will Joseph do to his brothers? It is the same question that Jesus asks his listeners: What will the owner of the vineyard do to these…

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