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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