Ross Dizon

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What can we do?

The preaching of the Baptist shook the conscience of many.  That desert prophet was saying in a loud voice what they were feeling in their hearts:  it was necessary to change, to return to God, to prepare oneself to welcome the Messiah.  Some approached him with this...

To make new ways

Over the centuries, the Baptist has become a call that keeps urging us to prepare ways that will allow us to welcome Jesus among us. Read more Read:  Our citizenship is in heaven, and from it we also await a savior (Phil. 3:20)

Introducing the truth

Jesus’ trial probably took place in the palace where Pilate resided when visiting Jerusalem.  Meeting there one April morning in the year 30 are a defenseless defendant named Jesus and the representative of the powerful Roman imperial system. Read more Read:  Jesus,...

No one knows the day

A better knowledge of apocalyptic language allows us today to listen to Jesus’ hope-bringing message without falling into the temptation of sowing anguish and fear in people’s consciences. Read more Read:  Do not be carried away by all kinds of strange...

The best of the Church

The contrast between the two scenes cannot be any greater.  In the first scene, Jesus puts the people on guard against the religious leaders.  In the second scene, he calls his disciples to take note of the poor widow’s deed. Read more Read Let yourselves be drawn by...

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