Storm at sea? Don’t worry, Jesus is on the boat! Mark 4:35-41

Storm at sea? Don’t worry, Jesus is on the boat! Mark 4:35-41  Jesus was once with his disciples crossing to the the other side of the sea. They met a violent storm that brought strong winds and disturbed the sea waters. Facing a storm at sea, the disciples panicked. They were terrified. They were, at…

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It’s your birthday Jesus, but it’s not about you!

It’s your birthday Jesus, but it’s not about you! Christmas is your birthday Jesus, but how come it is often not about you. It is more often about me being saved by you, dear little babe of Bethlehem. At Christmas thanksgiving…     The priest asked who do children prefer to see on Christmas, is…

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The Canticle of Zechariah Luke 1:68-79

The Canticle of Zechariah Luke 1:68-79  The famous Canticle of Zechariah is also known as the Benedictus. As part of the Christian Prayer, this is sung daily in the morning praises as an invocation of a blessing or benediction to God. It was an invocation originally made by Zechariah right after the birth of his…

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Announcement of John’s Birth to Zechariah Luke 1:5-25

Announcement of John’s Birth to Zechariah Luke 1:5-25 The announcement of John’s birth is a very beautiful infancy narrative which depicts many emotions. The announcement was made to Zechariah by the angel Gabriel. It happened when Zechariah was once chosen to burn incense inside the sanctuary. It is said in the gospel that, upon seeing…

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What should we do? Advent reflection on Luke 3:10-18

What should we do? Luke 3:10-18 “What should we do?”.  Three times in this gospel that this one and same question was raised to John the Baptizer. First, by the crowd; second, by the tax collectors; and finally, by the soldiers. After the many exhortations and astonishing proclamations of John, the people were left with…

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