The tomb is empty. He is risen. The angels testify. Mary joyfully encounters Him, the Rabbuni. This is an incredible testimony to the fact that a long and rough night will eventually metamorphose into a bright joyful morning. For no human condition is permanent. “Everything gives way and nothing stays fixed”, says the philosopher Heraclitus.…

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How deep is His Love! How awesome his mercy! How incredible His grace! I have experienced the manifestation of these sublime characteristics of God in my priestly ministry, both in my personal life and in that of many others. I would like to share one of such moments with you. It was sometime in the…

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The Christian story is the story of undying selfless love, the love of a Father who sacrificed his only Son for his beloved, and the love of a Man who courageously laid down his life for his friends. Christianity is thus a dynamic way of life that feeds on the flames of love. Without the…

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Today is the feast of epiphany. The word epiphany comes from the Greek word epiphanea (manifestation). The feast commemorates the manifestation of the newly born King of Israel to the gentiles represented by the magi (three wise men from the East). The word gentile was the expression used by the Jews to refer to those…

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God does not stand aloof when his people suffer and groan in pain. He does not take pleasure in the sufferings of his people. However, he has an appointed time for his works. When this time comes, he appears and manifests his saving power. So when he sends the Prophet Isaiah in the first reading…

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Jesus tells a parable of a crafty steward and encourages the stewards of light to imitate his craftiness. You may read the story in Luke 16:1-8.  Now, each one of us is a steward of the Lord, to whom he assigns some duties in his house. Our diversified talents, offices and opportunities express these different…

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