Dear brothers and sisters, “This is the day the Lord has made, let us rejoice and be glad in it” (Psalm 118:24). I recall my childhood memories with nostalgia. I remember several times I went out with my younger brother to visit a friend, go hunting, fishing, or take a stroll on a cornfield or…

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Dear brothers and sisters, “This is the day the Lord has made, let us rejoice and be glad in it” (Psalm 118:24). The story Jesus told in the Gospel reading of today was directed to the Pharisees, Sadducees, Scribes, and Spiritual leaders of His time. A man had two sons. He told the first son,…

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The readings of today have the tone of an end time. This is not surprising since we are gradually approaching the end of the Church’s liturgical calendar. But more importantly,  the readings also remind us of the reality of the end time or the eschatology. The Church teaches that three last things await everyone, namely, death,…

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