Jesus The New Moses

Posted by - January 25, 2017

I remember my Professor in Biblical studies would often compare the four evangelists to four different artists. Artists may see the same image, but each one paints a picture in their own style. Similarly, Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John have knowledge of Jesus, but each one “paints” a different portrait of Christ, depending on their

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Call-Mission-Conversion

Posted by - January 19, 2017

I thought about a 3 letter acronym for today’s gospel, CMC. The first C stands for Call, M stands for Mission, and the last C stands for Conversion. In the gospel Jesus begins His ministry. From the start, we notice that Jesus called disciples or students to accompany Him and learn from Him. As He

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Epiphany

Posted by - January 5, 2017

Today is the feast of the Epiphany, also known as Three Kings. I must admit this is my favorite Sunday of the entire Church year. I feel like I can preach on this Sunday for at least an hour! But of course, I will not do that. Most biblical scholars doubt the “magi” in the

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Peace — “… and let it begin with me.”

Posted by - January 1, 2017

on a cool morning after a stroll along a steep, rocky, and winding route of pre-internet days, I found a secluded area to rest. The serenity of the forest was friendly and inviting, where a soul can easily encounter its God. I watch in awe, as schools of multicolored birds float free of time, and

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Don’t Mind The Mess

Posted by - December 25, 2016

Last Sunday Monsignor James Benavente from the Archdiocese of Agana visited our parish. It was a last-minute and surprise visit, so I actually had no time to clean my car. When I picked him up from the airport, he opened the side door and immediately saw my car filled a lot of stuff. There were

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