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Running in the Spirit Towards the Light

Before the beginning of this academic year I addressed the assembled faculties of our ADDU and challenged them to greater intellectual engagement in the University mission… 1,368 more words


Homily For 12th  Sunday Of Ordinary Time, Year B

Solemnity of the Birth of John the Baptist

Readings: 1st: Is: 49:1-6; Ps 138; 2nd: Acts 13: 22-26; Gos: Lk 1: 57-66.80

This brief reflection was written by Rev. 687 more words


Homilía Del Duodécimo Domingo Del Tiempo Ordinario, Año B 

Solemnidad Del Nacimiento De Juan El Bautista

Lecturas: 1ra: Is: 49:1-6; Sal: 138; 2da: Hechos 13: 22-26; Ev: Lc 1: 57-66.80

Esta breve reflexión fue escrita por el Reverendo Padre Njoku Canice Chukwuemeka, C.S.Sp. 731 more words


Daily Mass: The power of fasting, prayer and almsgiving. Catholic Inspiration


The practices of fasting, prayer and almsgiving are powerful disciplines that the Church has embraced from the teaching of Jesus, and they offer immense power in shaping and guiding our spiritual lives. 16 more words


Daily Mass: Living the love of God. Catholic Inspiration


The Lord teaches the disciples about love by using examples from his Heavenly Father.  While it is sometimes easy to love, the real test happens when we overcome the obstacles within and without, choosing to love others as God loves us. 16 more words


The Eucharistic Sacrifice

“Then took the blood and sprinkled it on the people, saying, ‘This is the blood of the covenant that the LORD has made with you in accordance with all these words of his.’” This culmination of the story of the ratifying of the covenant between God and the Israelites in the first reading today is a rather gruesome affair. 1,405 more words



How could Jesus even come close to describing the Kingdom of Heaven, which he talked about and referred to so often? He must have thought a thousand times, “They’ll never understand!” And so he did what any other competent teacher would do: he used what was familiar to his hearers to give them some idea, however incomplete, of what God’s Kingdom is like. 561 more words