Ross Dizon

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Seeing triple

Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time (C), July 21, 2013 – Gen 18, 1-10a; Col 1, 24-28; Lk 10, 38-42 Listen to him (Lk 9, 35) They accuse him of being a glutton and a drunkard, a friend besides of tax collectors and sinners.  But Jesus keeps on valuing every person and...

Not just first aid

Not just first aid

Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time (C), July 14, 2013 – Dt 30, 10-14; Col 1, 1-20; Lk 10, 25-37 Learn the meaning of the words, “I desire mercy, not sacrifice (Mt 9, 13) James and John, impetuous and presumptuous—not unlike some of their modern counterparts—in thinking...

Snake handling and more

Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time (C), July 7, 2013 – Is 66, 10-14c; Gal 6, 14-18; Lk 10, 1-12. 17-20 Father, into your hands I commend my spirit (Lk 23, 46) We suffer.  We are injured and we get hurt.  We are not exempt from afflictions and infirmities.  We are old...

Have we burned our bridges?

Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time (C), June 30, 2013 – 1 Kgs 19, 16b. 19-21; Gal 5, 1. 13-18; Lk 9, 51-62 Seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness (Mt 6, 33) The die is cast, or better, the time designated by Providence is being fulfilled:  Jesus...

And you, Vincentians, who do you say that I am?

Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time (C), June 23, 2013 – Zec 12, 10-11; 13, 1; Gal 3, 26-29; Lk 9, 18-24 When you lift up the Son of Man, then you will realize that I am (Jn 8, 28) After raising to life a widow’s son, Jesus was acclaimed a great prophet.  He was likewise...

Vincentians, self-righteousness and forgiveness

Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time (C), June 16, 2013 – 2 Sam 12, 7-10. 13; Gal 2, 16. 19-21; Lk 7, 36 – 8, 3 Forgive us our sins, as we forgive those who sin against us (Mt 6, 12) “It is not enough for me to love God, if my neighbor does not love him,” says St. Vincent...

Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ

In the midst of crisis The economic crisis is going to be long and difficult.  We should not fool ourselves.  We will not need to look elsewhere.  In our more or less immediate surroundings, we will be running into families forced to live on charity, persons...

Most Holy Trinity

Mystery of goodness For centuries, theologians  have made much effort to study the mystery of God; they delve conceptually into his nature and expound their conclusions, using different terminologies.  But frequently, our words conceal rather than reveal his mystery. ...

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